This unique steak sauce comes from a “long standing family traditional” recipe contributed by Geffen Rothe of the Bay area and attributed to Barbara’s Dad. Ok, Barbara’s Dad – you made a really delectable steak sauce that will make everyone who tastes it realize that this blows away all those tomatoe & worstershire steak sauce recipes.


  • 4 – 6 New York strip steaks or 1 Trip-tip steak
  • Brew 3 cups of Teeccino using 2 tbsp French Roast and 2 tbsp Maya Chocolate in a French Press or drip coffee maker for an extra strong brew. Let cool to room temperature.
  • Pepper or Teeccino Maya Chocolate Spice Rub


  1. Place steaks in a pyrex glass pan.
  2. Pour Teeccino 1/4″ high in the pan. Do not cover the meat with Teeccino.
  3. Lightly pepper the exposed steak surfaces (or use the Teeccino Spice Rub instead of pepper).
  4. Cover pan with plastic wrap to seal in moisture and marinade in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  5. Turn meat after 1 hour. Lightly pepper (or sprinkle with the spice rub) the exposed side and replace in the refrigerator. You may repeat this step two more times during marinade period.
  6. Heat oven or grill to 400 degrees F.
  7. Remove meat from the marinade, saving at least half of the Teeccino marinade.
  8. Place meat into a large cast iron skillet and put a slice of butter or non-dairy margarine on top of each steak. For Tri-tip, place a slice of butter every 2-3″ of surface.
  9. Broil, grill or bake meat to preference. (Set a digital meat thermometer to 140 for medium rare.)
  10. Remove meat from skillet and let sit on serving platter for 5 minutes.
  11. While meat sits, heat skillet with pan drippings over high flame.
  12. Pour in 1/4 cup of remaining Teeccino marinade into pan and reduce. Reduce heat to medium, and continue adding marinade to preferred flavor strength.
  13. Note: If cooking Tri-tip, carve the meat on a carving board and then pour the drippings into the skillet. Alternatively, add another slice of butter or margarine to the skillet to balance the sauce flavor.
  14. Serve steaks with a teaspoon of Teeccino sauce over the top and savor this rich, smoky dark flavor!

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