Adventures in Home-brewed Fruit Beers

With temps well into the eighties (and even nineties by us!), I think it’s safe to say it’s summer: the season for refreshing fruit beer!

Of course, fruit beers can be enjoyed year round, but I find that a nice light bodied, crisp beer with a little fruitiness just does the trick on those hot days. For those of you cringing, I’m not talking about Lemon Berry Shandy. I’m talking real, delicious fruit beers.

We’ve gone whole hog on the fruit beer front here in the LBLF househould. Recently we’ve brewed a Prickly Pear Mesquite Honey Wheat (try to say that ten times fast), and a Blackberry Belgian Stout. As you can see, we don’t exactly shy away from bold and crazy flavors. BOTH of these beers were the brain child of my husband – an unashamed fruit beer lover.

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Easy Swiss Chard and Cheddar Frittata

Hi internet friends! I’ve been suuuuper busy studying up for the certified beer server exam (and hopefully certified cicerone soon after, ambitious, I know). BUT! In between study sessions I found time to make you this delicious and extremely easy frittata. 

We had the opportunity last year to pick up our friends CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box from the Eaton Farm and instantly fell in LOVE. We had such a great experience, that this year we decided to go for a full fledged farm share of our own.

It feels very grown up, but also awesome.

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