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Crockpot Beer Braised Pork Sliders

It’s National Sandwich Day! And here is an amazing pork sandwich that will help you celebrate the day! The story goes that John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich (a city in the Shire of Kent, England) loved to play … Continue reading

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

I love onion rings but when I’ve made them in the past, the outside gets browned before the inside is soft. Well, I’ve discovered the secret to soft onions inside and crunchy batter outside!

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Sourdough Soft Pretzels with Stout Beer Cheese Dip

Do you still need an appetizer for the 4th? Here’s one that will make a hit with your friends and family – Sourdough pretzels and dip! I made the pretzels into sticks. They are a more manageable portion and so … Continue reading

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Ale Braised Chard

I love lamb chops and I love picking up fresh sides at the farmer’s market. I found this beautiful rainbow chard and decided to braise it with some IPA and serve it with some chops. The result – a wonderfully … Continue reading

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Traditional Bloody Mary

January 1 was National Bloody Mary day – so I made some Bloody Marys!    We used vodka as well as a couple of other variations (see below).  It’s a great drink for brunch.

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Brunch – Eggs with Parmesan Sauce and Candied Bacon on the Side

Looking for a brunch to serve – easy and tasty?  How about polenta rounds topped with eggs and parmesan sauce, candied bacon and Bismarks?  What’s a bismark you ask?  It’s a beverage created by the Baron von Bismark – Beer … Continue reading

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