Cocoa Coffee Rub


2 ounces Hershey's cocoa
2 ounces espresso
2 ounces porcini mushroom powder
Protein product (buffalo, venison, elk, beef or poultry)


  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Sear protein product evenly on all sides.
  3. Allow protein to cool. Then evenly coat protein with coco rub on all sides.
  4. Place protein in low, preheated oven to finish cooking.
  5. Remove protein from oven when finished cooking. Allow to rest.
  6. Plate protein; serve.
Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe from Ken Gladysz,
Executive Chef of The Hotel Hershey