Archive | April, 2014

Pineapple Habanero IPA Shrimp

There’s a beauty and effortlessness in the collaboration of beer people. It’s an illustration of the spirit of community that exists in the world of craft beer. And indicator of how brewers are fans of each others, how the idea of competition is so so faint, it almost can’t be felt, how beer people cheer […]

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Grilled Beer Marinated Prosciutto Wrapped Filet Tip Skewers

Don’t roll your eyes at me. I’m not even sorry that I keep making you skewers. I’m in a mood to put meat on sticks these days, and the grill is officially open. I’ve also discovered that filet tips are perfect for getting soaked in beer, stabbed with a metal skewer and thrown on a […]

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Beer Poached Pears with Chocolate Stout Fudge Sauce and Moose Munch Crumble

  One of the perks of blogging is the invitations for the behind the scenes tours of places you’d never be allowed in otherwise, to fully indulge the Food Geek in all of us in the how it’s made process that thrills and fascinates those of that have dedicated our loves to internet food. The […]

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Homemade Stout Beer Salt

Stouts are my comfort food. If I’m feeling stressed, or overwhelmed in any way, it’s my go-to liquor of choice. There is a comfort and familiarity a good stout brings. It’s the cable knit sweater of the beer world. And maybe that gives me the beer soul of an old man, but I’ll take it. […]

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Yogurt and Beer Marinated Chicken Skewers

  I’ve decided that the grill is officially open. Regardless of the weather, regardless of the time constraints, regardless of the lack of Meats on Sticks occasions in my near future. The grill needs to be open. Maybe it’s the catastrophic levels of stress in my life right now, maybe it’s my severe vitamin D […]

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Chocolate Stout and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream (vegan)

Everyone wants to feel like they have things figured out. That they have everything in it’s designated box. You’e made decisions, said decisions help you navigate the world. And every once in a while that comfortable social constructionists gets a bit rocked. You hate country music but you find yourself sinfully signing along to Devil […]

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Chicken and Beer Cheese Stuffed Anaheim Chilies

  When I was 19 I thought it was a great idea to drive a 20-year-old Ford Bronco nearly the entire length of the 5 Freeway to be my primary means of transportation. Slow, old, unreliable, often ticketed, frequently towed, it didn’t end well. I was broke and had barely enough money to fill the […]

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Miniature Coffee Stout Cinnamon Rolls

No matter how great beer is in meat recipes, bread will always be it’s culinary kindred spirit. Because the heart and soul of bread and beer is the same: yeast. The beast that gives us beer, also gives us beer. A few months ago I was interviewing a brewer at an LA brewery who told […]

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Lime Sugared Blackberry and Coconut Pale Ale Pastry Cream Tart

When I was a kid I thought you grew up, picked a life and that’s were you sat. You stayed in this grown-up place, and that was it. You’d found your grown-up life and you were done. But my grown-up life seems to go through a comprehensive metamorphosis every few years. New city, new job, new […]

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Orange Chili Porter Glazed Skillet Chicken

I know the google stalking that goes on. But don’t think it’s one sided. I see the key word searches, or the things you post about me on Facebook, but I do the same thing. I’ve clicked over to your page too, seen the vacation photos and the fact that you also have a mild […]

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