A bit of coffee enriches the flavor of chili and baked beans. You can deglaze your pan with coffee to make a nice sauce for any stewy red meat dishes, just as you would with wine, says piccola.
Davwud shares his method for a southern classic, red eye gravy: fry a ham steak until it starts to brown. Add coffee and a wedge of onion and simmer until the ham starts to come apart at the seams, where the muscles attach. It’s perfect over grits, and also goes well with home fries and scrambled eggs.
What to do with too much coffee?