Fresh Blueberry Sauce with Wild Ale

08.10.14

Fresh blueberries abound at the Farmers Market right now. There were tables filled on my visit last week, even as the market was closing for the night. I picked up a few pints and have been putting them on yogurt, in smoothies, mixed into ice cream.. needless to say, there’s a lot of blueberry goodness […]

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The Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream (with beer)

08.03.14

My first job in High School was at Cold Stone Creamery. I would come home from work covered in sweet cream and smelling of waffle cones with free ice cream in hand. My parent’s freezer was always filled with “love it” sized portions of new flavor combinations. Even with five people, we couldn’t eat ice cream fast enough. The household favorite […]

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Summer Shandy with Lemon, Thyme, and Belgian White Ale

07.22.14

Lemonade and beer! Oh yes.. The month prior to moving from San Diego to Brooklyn was a bit of a whirlwind. One of the highlights: the Food Network took over my house and yard for a few days to film a commercial featuring Sunny Anderson. While I generally stayed away from the house during production, […]

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Beer Battered + Fried Green Beans

07.14.14

My family’s favorite restaurant is Panda Machi. It opened in Alpine, California – my hometown – years ago when I was in Middle School. We had dinner there nearly every week. Granted, there were only a few sit down restaurants in Alpine at the time, but Panda Machi was the favorite. And for good reason. […]

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Chipotle Porter Ketchup + Chorizo Hot Dogs

07.01.14

This is hot dog post #2 of 2 because grilling season is upon us and the 4th of July is just a few days away.  While a traditional hot dog is undoubtedly delicious, it’s even more delicious when dressed in homemade chipotle porter ketchup and adorned with avocado slices and chorizo crumble for a serious Southwestern […]

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