Hefeweizen Glazed Banana Bread

Hefeweizen Glazed Banana Bread

When I was growing up my mom made the best banana bread. It was always super moist and delicious. When I got old enough to start baking myself, I started to make the banana bread and was surprised to discover that, a) the recipe was from a very random early …

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Chocolate & Porter Topped Malt Peanut Butter Krispy Bars

Chocolate & Porter Topped Malt Peanut Butter Krispy Bars

I am a lucky lady for many reasons, one of which is that I have a lot of really smart and talented people in my life. Last week I found myself wanting to make celebratory treats for some of the awesome things a group of these folks accomplished. I am …

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Raspberry Lambic Peach Tart

Raspberry Lambic Peach Tart

Airplanes and suitcases have been a staple in my life recently. I spend about half of my time on the road, which can be really hard when you love being in your home, but having a job in an industry that I love (craft beer) makes it all Ok. I …

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Beer Braised Chicken

Beer Braised Chicken

Braising in a wonderful cooking technique that is easy to do and creates flavor packed dishes. It’s a method that normally involves searing food at high temperatures and then finishing it off in a cooking liquid. To my delight, beer happens to make an excellent braising liquid for all sorts …

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Cheese of the Month Club + Beer: January Edition

Cheese of the Month Club + Beer: January Edition

I recently discovered a wonderful thing that I never knew existed: cheese of the month clubs. Yes, that’s right. You can be in a club where amazing, rare, creamy cheese gets delivered right to your door once a month. I wanted to be in this club from the second I …

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Belgian Golden Ale Steamed Mussels

Belgian Golden Ale Steamed Mussels

Life has been moving really fast recently and a lot of changes haven take place in the past 6 months. I started a new job, moved to a different part of town with a new roommate, and discovered I love mussels. And I don’t mean just eating them, but also …

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Doppelbock Butternut Squash Stew with Lentils and Swiss Chard

Doppelbock Butternut Squash Stew with Lentils and Swiss Chard

Good things are happening in my neck of the woods: the weather has hit 65 degrees for more than two days in a row and winter squash are finally reasonably priced at the store. To celebrate, I decided to take advantage of the squash deals and made myself a big …

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Wild Ale Peach Sorbet

Wild Ale Peach Sorbet

It has been far, far too long since I’ve made beer ice cream. It has been far too long since I have made anything with beer and I apologize for that.  Since starting my new job in the craft beer industry 2.5 months ago, I have barely had time for messing around …

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