Friday, April 16, 2010

Monday's value meal...

Coffee marinated grilled steak:

***This recipie comes from a series of mystery books I very much enjoy by Cleo Coyle that are based on a woman who owns a coffee house, you can check the books at the Coffee House Mystery Site.***

You will need -

Steaks for grilling (top round or flank are most economical)
Cold coffee
Salt & Pepper
Worcestershire sauce (optional)
Scallions or shallots (optional)
Steak dry rub (optional)

If you want to tenderize the meat pound the steak out with the spike side of a meat hammer. Prick the meat with a fork to allow for the marinade to get into the meat and tenderize it further. Place your steaks in a glass or plastic container and pour enough cold coffee over them to cover. You can use any kind of coffee. Just save the last dregs of your coffee pot for a few days (store in fridge) and you should have enough for the marinade. Add a tablespoon of salt, a dash of pepper, and (optional) a couple of diced scallions or shallots along with a dash of Worcestershire sauce. Cover the container with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 1 to 3 hours. No longer. Pull the steaks out of the container and discard the liquid. Do not rinse. Just apply a favorite dry rub if desired. There are many dry steak rubs available in your grocery aisle. Cook your coffee-marinated steaks on a charcoal or gas grill, or broil the meat in the oven.

Serve with frozen vetetables, a tossed green salad and ice cream for dessert.

Coupons for this recipie:

------Main dish------

$1.00 off Caribou Coffee on ONE (1) 12-oz bag of Caribou Coffee (Whole Bean or Ground)
$.55 off any Morton® Season-All® product 8 oz. or larger
$1.00 off one bottle of Lea & Perrins® Thick Classic® Worcestershire Sauce (this one needs to be requested via their web site)


Save $2.00 off AmeriGas® Cylinder Exchange or Purchase for your grill


$.50 off Green Giant Steamers or baged vegetables


Save 50¢ on any one (1) Newman's Own® product
$1.00 off any Two (2) Litehouse® Products


$1.00 off any TWO (2) pints of Starbucks® Ice Cream: Available in Coffee and Coffee-Free Flavors

Shopping tip ~ If you make a list and stick to it you really will save on your grocery bill.

Bon Appetit!


1 comment:

  1. I think this type of post is such a neat concept! Who doesn't like saving money on a good meal. I can't wait to see what recipe you do next!!


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