Cooking with Beer Recipes

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

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 served with a Barleywine, Blue Cheese, and Caramelized Onion Sauce

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

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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Pub Nachos with Beer Cheese and Bacon

When I worked at Green Flash Brewing in San Diego, I oversaw local accounts orders and deliveries. As a result, I would often stop by the bars and restaurants I worked with to scope out the venue and meet the beer buyers. One of my favorite spots to frequent was the one and only Hamilton’s […]

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Homemade Pale Ale Cheez-It Crackers

There’s no food I crave more than cheese. My self-discipline is often put to the test because there’s an amazing cheese shop, the kind with an overwhelming selection, generous samples, and knowledgeable mongers, on my walk home from work. On more than a few occasions cheese, bread, and beer have accidentally become dinner. It’s my […]

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Chicken Satay with Peanut Porter Sauce

You know how everyone has one food that they just can’t stand? Mine is fresh tomatoes. The mealy texture freaks me out. Even the smell, when too strong, is enough to make my stomach turn. I know, I know. Heirlooms aren’t the same as the beefsteak grocery store variety. I agree. They’re definitely much better, […]

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