Grilling & Coffee

Summertime and the grillin’s easy. Coffee is the best pick-me-up in the morning, but have you ever thought about using it as a spice rub for your favorite meat? Fire up your grill! We’ve gathered some great recipes that use our favorite ingredient – coffee!

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Capresso grinders are great to finely grind beans for these recipes. Have you cooked with coffee before? What’s your favorite recipe?

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Coffee Rubbed Rib-Eye from Food Network.

Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Texas Barbecue Sauce from Epicurious.

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                      Coffee Rub from Eating Well.              Barbecue: Coffee-Rubbed Ribs from SeriousEats.

 

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Capresso Coffee Spice Rub

 

Happy Grilling! To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

Recipe Round Up: Iced Tea

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Classic, cool and refreshing, what’s not to love about iced tea? We’re sharing our most popular recipes that will quench your thirst. Grab your Iced Tea Maker and get ready to brew; there are plenty of delicious ways to sip through the season.

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TOP ROW

1) Fresh Peach Iced Tea

2) Boston Iced Tea

3) Strawberry Basil Iced Tea

BOTTOM ROW

4) Green Tea Mojito

5) Raspberry Peppermint Iced Tea

6) Blackberry Hibiscus Iced Tea

To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

Iced Tea Recipe Tips

A frosty glass of iced tea pairs perfectly with summer weather, so we’re sharing iced tea extras to kick up this summertime beverage. These twists on tea are perfect to try in our Iced Tea Maker. Do you have a favorite addition to iced tea?

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  • Simple Syrups. Sweeten with simple syrup instead of granulated sugar to allow the sweetener to dissolve more easily into the iced tea. To make simple syrup, heat 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar until the sugar dissolves, cool before using.

– Or, jazz up your iced tea with other sweeteners such as honey, agave nectar, stevia or flavored syrups.

  • Have fun with fruit. Add fruits for a refreshing flair to iced tea. We suggest lightly muddling the fruit with a wooden spoon in the Iced Tea Maker pitcher to release the flavorful juices before brewing.

– If using canned or jarred fruit, add the juice/syrup from the can for extra flavor and added sweetness.

  • Play with herbs. Adding herbs can also kick up the flavor of your cup. Choose from lavender, mint, basil, spearmint, jasmine, chamomile, rosemary and many more for an invigorating take on tea.
  • Tea Cocktails. Feeling rowdy? For delicious adult tea cocktails, add 1 cup of your favorite liquor such as vodka, gin, rum or tequila directly to the pitcher.
  • Custom Blend. Mix different types of teas or mix flavored and unflavored tea for delicious custom blends. We suggest using half flavored tea bags and half black or green tea bags for a delightful twist.
  • Sparkling Tea. Shake your thirst with sparkling iced tea. To make in the Iced Tea Maker, only fill the water tank half way for brewing then add 12 oz of cold sparkling water or seltzer to the pitcher after brewing.

To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

 

Berry Vanilla Froth

Treat yourself to a “berry” special drink to cool off in this summer heat.  The Berry Vanilla Froth is a mouth-watering recipe that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Berry Vanilla Froth


Berry Vanilla Froth
2 servings

– 8 oz. low-fat milk

– 1-2 tsp. vanilla syrup

– 8 oz. blueberry juice

– Shaved ice for serving

– Strawberries and blueberries for garnish

Place the frothing disk in your Capresso froth TEC and ensure it is securely snapped inside the bottom of the milk pitcher.  Add milk and vanilla syrup to frothing pitcher, and press the Cold button.  Wait for frother to automatically shut off.  Place shaved ice into a glass and fill halfway with blueberry juice.  Pour frothed milk on top and stir.  Garnish with strawberries, blueberries, or both and enjoy.  Sweeten for personal preference.

*We used Odwalla Blueberry B Flavored 6 Juice Smoothie Blend to make our Berry Vanilla Froth but any blueberry-based fruit juice will work.

Dr Pepper® Froth

 

Enjoy the unique taste of Dr Pepper® in froth form with this cool, refreshing recipe.

 

Dr. Pepper Froth

 

Dr Pepper® Froth

 

2 servings

–       8 oz. Dr. Pepper®

–       8 oz. Non-fat milk

–       1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract

–       Ice

 

Place the frothing disk into the froth enhancer of your Capresso froth TEC and ensure it is securely snapped inside the bottom of the milk pitcher. Add milk and vanilla extract to frothing pitcher. Place lid and press the Cold button. Meanwhile, pour 4 ounces of Dr Pepper® into glasses filled with ice. Wait for frother to automatically shut off. Pour 4 ounces of milk into glasses and top with froth. Serve immediately.