Kona Coffee Recipes



  • 3 lbs. Pork back ribs (one rack)
  • 3 tbsp.Ohana Spice Kona Coffee
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar (3 tbsp. if using a slow cooker)
  • 2 tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. White sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt

Basting sauce to finish

  • 3 tbsp. Catsup
  • 2 tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Ohana Spice Kona Coffee
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 7 dashes of Tabasco
  • Combine all the ingredients and blend well. Can be made ahead.

For baking, heat oven to 400 degrees. In a non-metalic container combine all the ingredients. Pour the marinade over the pork ribs and refrigerate for one hour or more. Turning occasionally. Remove the ribs and place on a baking pan. Bake for 1.5 hours, basting with the soppin’s during the last 15 minutes. Serve and en-joy! Serves Four…

lineThree Meals… One Pork Roast

  • 2 to 3 lb. pork butt or shoulder roast, bone in, cut about 2 inches thick…
  • 2 tbsp. Ohana Spice Kona Coffee (more if necessary)
  • 12 drops or more of Balsamic Vinegar over the top of the roast.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Place the roast in a baking pan with sides higher than the roast to contain the accumulated liquid as it bakes. Spread the Ohana Kona Coffee blend and rub it gently to cover the top evenly. Finish with 12 or more drops of Balsamic vinegar. Cover loosely with a peice of foil and bake for 3 hours. Enjoy with roasted vegetables cooked along with the pork during the last hour.

It’s all about the leftovers…

 Great for pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw and BBQ sauce.
 Use as a filling for tacos or enchiladas
 Most recipes calling for shredded pork.



  • 3 lbs. Pork back ribs (one rack)
  • 3 tbsp. Ohana Spice Kona Coffee Rub
  • 3 tbsp. Cider or wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. white sugar
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 6 oz. water

Place the sliced onion in the bottem of a slow cooker pot. Cut ribs into two or three rib portions and add to the pot. Combine all the other ingrediens in a bowl, mix well. Place onions in botton of the slow cooker add the ribs, than all the other ingredients. Cook on low heat according to manufacture’s directions…. approximately 6 to 8 hours.


Portabello On A Roll

Serves two.

  • 2 French Rolls
  • 2 Large Portabello Mushrooms
  • 2 Slices of Cheese Munester,Jack,Mozzarella,or Provolone
  • 6 Roma Tomatoes ( cut a half)
  • 3 Cloves of garlic ( bruised)
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Marinade ( recipe to follow )


  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Ohana Spice Kona Coffee
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon (add after adding mushrooms )


Prepare marinade, add mushrooms and lemon juice. Coat well and let stand 1 hour. Turn occasionally. Heat oven to 350. Place tomatoes and garlic on foil lined baking pan cut side down. Sprinkle with a few tablespoons of olive oil and roast. Approximately 45 minutes. Tomatoes should be soft and moist. Allow to cool on pan. Remove the skins. Broil mushrooms 5 minutes on each side, until soft or sear them in a hot skillet. Mushrooms can be cut in half. Drain on paper towels. Assemble sandwich in layers of mushroom, tomatoes and cheese. Serve warm or at room temperature.


Serves four…

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Place chicken on roasting pan. Squeeze and rub the cut side of the lemon all over the chicken. Mix the Kona coffee spice blend with the olive oil and rub on and under the chicken skin were possible. Roast the chicken for 30 minutes at 400 degrees, reduce the temperture to 350 degrees and cook for additional 45 minutes to a hour. Remove from the oven and allow to stand for 15 minutes before carving or plate the whole chicken for a nice presentation.



  • 3 tbsp. Catsup
  • 2 tbsp. Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Ohana Spice Kona Coffee
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 7 dashes of Tabasco sauce

Mix all the ingredients well. Use as a final basting on grilled or baked meats. It makes a nice accompaniment on a plate for dipping.