Category Archives: Cooking With Beer

Besides being the perfect ice-cold accompaniment to game-day snacks and happy hour munchies, beer can also give your food an “oooh-what-is-that?” boost of flavor.

Beer Cheddar Soup

Beer Cheddar Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 cup diced carrot 2 celery stalks, diced 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups 1% milk 12 ounces Miller 64 8 ounces 50% reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded Toasted whole-wheat bread Garnish: additional shredded 50% reduced-fat sharp…read more »

1919 Root Beer Slow-Cooker Chicken

1919 Root Beer Slow-Cooker Chicken

Prep: 5 MIN Total: 2 HR 30 MIN   Ingredients 2 ½ lb boneless skinless chicken breast Salt and pepper 1 ½ cups barbecue sauce 1 cup 1919 Root Beer   Directions Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper, and place inside slow cooker. Pour in…read more »

Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

Yield: 4-6 servings   Ingredients 2 tbs olive oil 3 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces 8 oz sour cream 16 oz cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup Parmesan 3/4 cup Mozzarella, plus ½ cup mozzarella for top 1/3 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce 2/3 cup Ben’s Brewing Co Kenny Pepper Ale 1 tsp…read more »

Beer Peanut Brittle

Beer Peanut Brittle

makes about 2 pounds of candy Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup Coors Light 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup toasted, salted peanuts Lightly grease a baking sheet with butter or use a silicon mat and set aside. Directions In a large saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, Coors Light and salt.  Stir…read more »

Holiday Beer Nog

Holiday Beer Nog

(Makes 2 quarts) Ingredients: 4 pasteurized eggs ½ cup light brown sugar 1 ½ cups buttermilk 1 cup cream ¼ cup Anchor Christmas Ale ½ oz brandy 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground ginger Instructions: 1. Separate the egg whites and yolks. In a mixer, on low, beat sugar into…read more »

White Bean Turkey Beer Chili

White Bean Turkey Beer Chili

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups white onion, chopped 1 cup chopped carrots 1 rib of celery, chopped 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 cup Fulton Lonely Blonde 1 cup chicken or turkey broth 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 2 (15oz)…read more »

Jubelale Tipsy Turkey

Jubelale Tipsy Turkey

INGREDIENTS Beer Brine 1/2 gallon water 2 cup salt, kosher 1/2 cup sugar, light brown to dark brown 1/2 cup honey, star thistle or orange blossom 2 teaspoon cloves 2 bunch thyme, fresh 1 bunch sage, fresh 8 bay leaves, preferably fresh 4 cinnamon sticks 3 yellow onion, peeled and chopped 3 celery stalks, sliced…read more »

Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

New Belgium Brewing’s Ranger IPA lends a light citrus flavor to these mashed potatoes while the basil adds nice color and aroma. These make the perfect side dish to accompany your Thanksgiving dinner. INGREDIENTS 4 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, roughly peeled and sliced 1/4” 3 Tbsp salt 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 Tbsp butter 3/4…read more »

Bacon Beer Cheese Stuffing

Bacon Beer Cheese Stuffing

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. butter, cut into 1/2″ pieces, plus more for baking dish 8 slices bacon 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 celery stalks, finely chopped Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. Sierra Nevada Celebration IPA 10 c. cubed French bread, dried overnight 1 c. shredded sharp white cheddar, divided 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth1 tsp.  Worcestershire…read more »

Rouge Pumpkin Patch Spice Ale Cake

Rouge Pumpkin Patch Spice Ale Cake

Ingredients Cake 1-3/4 plus 1/8 cups all purpose flour sifted 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice Pinch finely ground black pepper 3 TB coconut oil , not melted 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup organic sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup preferably Grade A Dark…read more »