If you believe Harvard, a mere 5 percent of americans enjoy coffee at times other than breakfast. but around here, we find creative ways to savor it around the clock.
You know how the kids love their Red Bull vodkas for energy after dark? Made with Surly Bender, Infinite Black iced coffee, Madagascar vanilla bean simple syrup, and a thick shot of heavy cream, this beauty from the new Dunn Bros. in Lowry Hill is the grown-up equivalent.
Look for the coffee-rubbed skirt steak in the case at Clancey’s all-local-farm butcher shop. In the rub, coffee combines with ancho chili, garlic, cumin, and some secret ingredients to create an intense smoky char on the grill. Dust off some of the char and eat the steak straight-up; or leave it on and add to tacos.
When you use the coffee-grounds-infused handsoaps from All Things Herbal to scrub out dirt and strong kitchen odors like garlic, you’re not only washing up, you’re recycling. The soaps, made with used grounds from a Pequot Lakes Caribou, leave your hands ever so soft and ever so nicely scented.