Banana Beer Bundt Cake with Chocolate Stout Ganache

02.27.15

Where did this week go? New York City Beer Week kicked off last Friday and the days that followed were lost to several exciting events, one too many delicious beers, and a rough morning or two. Needless to say, this post didn’t get posted as planned. But it’s here now! This recipe is perfect for when you find […]

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Spent Grain Dog Treats with Peanut Butter and Carrots

02.20.15

My dog’s name is Adeline. She hails from Waco, Texas and may just be the most adorable basset hound I’ve ever met. As a puppy, she would trip over her ears because they were too long and she had not yet grown into them. She still hasn’t. They’re often dragged across the ground as she […]

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Flourless Chocolate Stout Cake with Framboise Raspberry Sauce and Vodka Whipped Cream

02.10.15

This cake is elegantly simple. Cocoa powder provides a tender, fine crumb while high-quality chocolate adds a richness that’s balanced by a bit of sugar and complemented by the bitter and roasted notes of stout. But it’s also slightly sultry. When drizzled with fresh raspberry sauce made with reduced framboise and topped with a dollop of vodka […]

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Ribeye with Barleywine, Blue Cheese, and Caramelized Onion Sauce

02.04.15

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, but not for the reasons that you may think. It’s one of my favorite holidays because I celebrate with copious amounts of food, beer, and good times. I’ll never understand the pressure so many other people put on it; why not save the roses and dinner reservations […]

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Queso Fundido with Chorizo and Lager

01.27.15

Queso is a staple in Austin. It’s everywhere. Even the Irish pubs serve it as an appetizer. At first, I was skeptical. I had never heard of it before and was a devout guacamole fan. But one night at Polvos Mexican Restaurant on South 1st forever changed my opinion. The cheese was gooey and loaded with spicy ground beef […]

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