Sunday, September 29, 2019

Door County Maple Coffee-Crusted Steak #FallFlavors #Sponsored

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I received complimentary product from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #FallFlavors recipes.
All opinions are mine alone.

Welcome to Flavors of Fall - #FallFlavors - where we celebrate all things associated with Fall such as squash, apples, pecans, sweaters, football; you get the idea! Ellen from Family Around the Table and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures have gathered two dozen bloggers who have over one hundred recipes they will be sharing this week in celebration of cool weather and sweatshirts.  We hope you find many must-make recipes so get your pinning, tweeting, and sharing fingers ready!

Monday's Line-Up

Breakfast
Cinnamon Glazed Donut French Toast by Daily Dish Recipes
Cranberry Pecan Coffee Cake by Family Around the Table
Ginger Pear Muffins by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Healthy Chocolate Pumpkin Waffles by Tip Garden
Spiced Coffee Toffee Bread by Cheese Curd In Paradise

Savory
Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage and Apples by Simple and Savory
Door County Maple Coffee-Crusted Steak by Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Fig and Brie Grilled Cheese by The Redhead Baker
Java Beef Flatbread Pizza by Cindy's Recipes and Writings
Pecan Crusted Chicken Cutlets with Pears by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Tuna Pot Pie by Palatable Pastime
Vegan Chili by Red Cottage Chronicles

Dessert
Apple Cheesecake Streusel Bars by Love and Confections
Caramel Apple Cookie Cups by Sweet Beginnings
Caramel Pecan Cookie Sticks by The Freshman Cook
Chocolate Cappuccino Biscotti with Pecans by Blogghetti
Cinnamon Maple Pecan Cookies by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Coffee Granita by Karen's Kitchen Stories
Irish Apple Cake by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Pecan Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie by Crumb Top Baking
Pecan Pie Bars by Books n' Cooks
Pumpkin Bundts with Brown Butter Glaze and Candied Pecans by Our Good Life
Vegan Coffee Layer Cake by The Baking Fairy

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Door County Maple Coffee-Crusted Steak

Inspired by the gourmet ground coffee I received from event sponsor Door County Coffee*, I decided to use their Door County Maple in a coffee rub for steak. Oh, my goodness! This was delicious...and so, so simple. I also did a little bit of reading about the company and was tickled to discover that they are a small, family-owned business in the heart of Door County (that's in Wisconsin, if you were going to head to an atlas like I had to!). They roast coffee in small batches which lends to consistency and quality. Gotta love that!

Ingredients serves 4

Coffee Rub
  • 3 T ground coffee (I used Door County's Door County Maple)
  • 2 T salt
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 t smoked paprika
  • 1 t white pepper
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1/2 t ground coriander
  • 1/2 t ground cardamom

Steak
  • two steaks (I used New York Strip Steak), approximately 2 pounds total
  • oil
Procedure

Coffee Rub
Blend everything together in a bowl. 


Steak
Pat steaks dry and sprinkle both sides liberally with coffee rub. Rub as much as you need to coat all surfaces of your grillable meat. Let stand for at least 30 minutes before grilling.


Prepare plancha grill for cooking over direct heat. Grill steaks on lightly oiled grill. Cook approximately 7 or 8 minutes total for medium-rare, so 4 minutes on each side.


Transfer steaks to a cutting board and let stand, tented loosely with foil, for 5 to 10 minutes. Thinly slice steaks diagonally and serve.


While the steaks were resting, I tossed some quartered onions on the plancha and ended up with an unexpected treat.


I served this with some sweet potato fries that I'll be sharing later in the week and a tossed green salad.


Dinner is served!

Sometimes when I make this rub, the coffee is actually bitter. Because this has the added sweetness of maple, it was absolutely perfect. I can't wait to have this on our table again soon.


The Prizes
Flavors of Fall Door County Prize Package

Prize 1 - Door County Coffee and Tea Company

Founded in 1993 in Door County, WI, Door County Coffee and Tea Company is a small family owned business. Roasting a variety of flavors for 26 years, one winner will receive three full pot bags of all of their fall flavors. 21 bags in all! Their mission through the years has been to produce high quality, best-tasting coffee using only Specialty Class 1 Arabica coffee beans. Combine that with superior roasting technology and you get a wonderfully even and perfect roast every time and that means the perfect pot of coffee. A $40 value.

Flavors of Fall Millican Prize Package

Prize 2 - Millican Pecan Tower of Treats Gift Tins

Originally founded as the West Texas Pecan Nursery in the late 1800's, Millican Pecan is now in 5th generation ownership. Located in San Saba, TX, the family continues the tradition of pecan farming while also branching the business into the online world. The family also enjoys educating people about pecans. One winner will receive The Tower of Treats Gift Tins. The tower includes 3 decorative gift tins stacked on top of each other. The bottom tin includes our 2 lb. Chocolate Pecan Sampler, the middle tin is our Flavored Pecan Sampler and the top tin is a 8 oz. tin of Milk Chocolate Caramillicans (similar to Turtles). An $80 value.

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DISCLAIMER: Two (2) winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. Bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment. Winners have 24 hours to respond once notified by email, or they forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be chosen. The #FallFlavors bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members living in the household cannot enter or win the giveaway. Entries will be verified. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Open to US Residents only. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter the giveaway. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or any other social channel mentioned in the #FallFlavors posts or entry. Thank you to our sponsors Millican Pecan and Door County Coffee and Tea for providing prizes.

16 comments:

  1. That coffee made a great rub. Love that you used it on these gorgeous looking steaks.

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    1. Thanks! Yes, it made a delicious rub. I have done it twice since this with different flavors. Yum.

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  2. Steak night just got even better!

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  3. The first time I tried coffee rubbed steak it was a revelation. The maple flavor must take it over the top!

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    1. It really was. Sometimes coffee rubs are bitter. This was just the right amount of sweet.

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    1. Thanks, Jan. It was fantastic and I can't wait to make it again.

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  5. I have to try this with their maple coffee!

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  6. I can't wait to try this. I have a lot of flavors to choose from.

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  7. What a fabulous steak rub! I love that the maple roast added a hint of sweetness!

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  8. Door County Maple is my favorite flavor! I love that you used it to crust your steak- yum!

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  9. Door County Maple is the best, I made a similar rub for pork chops and everyone loved it.

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  10. Coffee and steak is such a great combination!

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  11. Coffee rubs are so good. I've made quite a few. They're really good on steaks and roasts.

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  12. Ooh, this coffee rub sounds amazing for steak!!

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