Slow Cooker Beer Brisket Sandwiches with Horseradish Sour Cream

Slow Cooker Beer Brisket Sandwiches with Horseradish Sour Cream

Slow Cooker Beer Brisket Sandwiches with Horseradish Sour Cream   I learned football on the field, the way you should. Of course I didn’t play on a tradition team, I’m a 5’7″ blonde girl that never weight much more than 127lbs. I did what girls with pent up aggression and a need to please grown […]

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Sriracha Bloody Beer with Chili Sugar Bacon

Sriracha Bloody Beer with Chili Sugar Bacon + New Years Resolutions For Beer People

Sriracha Bloody Beer with Chili Sugar Bacon + New Years Resolutions For Beer People  > > We do this too often. Spinning a resolution in a sacrifice that will ultimately give way to our guilt over lack of follow through. It’s not your fault, it’s the resolution. You can spend all year giving up coffee, […]

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Twenty Minute Cinnamon Roll Beer Biscuits

Twenty Minute Cinnamon Roll Beer Biscuits

 Twenty Minute Cinnamon Roll Beer Biscuits, plus the secret to the perfect cinnamon roll filling that doesn’t leak out the side once cut.  I’ve had a complicated year. One that began with life in one state and ended in another, literally and figuratively. A year of answering questions with “It’s complicated.” Where I’m living, what […]

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Fried Buttermilk Beer Chicken Salad with Sriracha Honey Vinaigrette

  On a tall shelf in my kitchen sits my grandmothers copy of The Joy of Cooking. A thick, vintage, hard backed book with a faded red ribbon that marks the Candied Sweet Potatoes recipe on page 325 that she made every Thanksgiving. Flipping through the yellowed pages, reading her notes scrawled in the margin, […]

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How to Make Flaky Biscuits & Sour Cream Cheddar Beer Biscuits Recipe

 How to Make Flaky Biscuits, step by step with photos, & Sour Cream Cheddar Beer Biscuits      Biscuits, the glorious tender flaky beast that they are become the subject of massive levels of debate for something with so few ingredients. Ask a Southern grandma what she thinks and she’ll tell you you’re doing it […]

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Puff Pastry Shrimp Beer Cheese Sweet Chili Bites

Puff Pastry Shrimp Beer Cheese Sweet Chili Bites & Why I Hate Santa

Puff Pastry Shrimp Beer Cheese Sweet Chili Bites. Only 10 minutes prep! Right out of college I got a job working with gang kids in South Central Los Angeles, like this one and this one. I was prepared to be afraid of them, bracing myself to be on the defense, even packing pepper spray in […]

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Spicy Chicken Sausage White Bean Beer Chili

Spicy Chicken Sausage White Bean Beer Chili. One pot, twenty minutes, crazy good.  For the first time in my life, winter has been the best season of the year. 2014 has been hard on me, beating me up in ways I didn’t expect, traumatic in ways I’ll never forget. Seattle, and the beautiful winter, has been […]

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Beer Candied Bacon Bark and Craft Beer Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

Beer Candied Bacon Dark Chocolate Bark plus Holiday Gifts for Beer Lovers  If you were to ask me about the best gift I’ve ever been given it’d take me a while to come up with the answer. I’m always uncomfortable getting gifts, awkwardly opening them as the giver waits for the expected reaction. Giving them, […]

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Slow Cooker Mushroom Winter Ale Chicken

Slow Cooker Mushroom Winter Ale Chicken & What is a Winter Ale?

What is a Winter Ale? This is the time for generalities. With the Winter Ales, these seasonal favorites, it’s essential. Because you can get specific, and even technical with other beer styles, but the vast spectrum that these beers run along won’t allow for strict categorization. Winter ales are often what’s called an Old Ale, […]

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Pumpkin Ale Farro Roasted Asparagus Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad

Pumpkin Ale Farro Roasted Asparagus Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad

Pumpkin Ale Farro Roasted Asparagus Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad  Somehow I ended up being the girl who brought salad to Thanksgiving. Not my usual holiday offering. Spending the holidays in an unfamiliar city and not being the host for the first time in forever drove me to beer up a salad. Maybe it’s caused […]

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