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Beer and Food Pairing

Parmesan Fennel Crisps

Parmesan Fennel Crisps

Two things I love in this world are roasted vegetables and cheese — lets combine ’em up and die happy. I made these Parmesan fennel crisps recently for a side dish at dinnertime, and after we polished off two whole fennel bulbs-worth in one sitting, […]

Fake-out Instant “Phở” Jars

Fake-out Instant “Phở” Jars

You know you’ve done something right with your lunch when everyone that walks by oggles your food and says, “Oooo, what’s THAT?” There are a bunch of variations on these cup-o-noodle style, just add water noodle jars, like this one from Food 52, or this […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Beer Pairing

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Beer Pairing

You guys, I LOVE Thanksgiving. LOVE LOVE LOVE. There is truly not enough caps lock in the world to describe my insane infatuation with this holiday. If you are like me, which, since you are reading this website means you are at least a little, […]

Weeknight Honey-Dijon Salmon

Weeknight Honey-Dijon Salmon

I have been meaning to share this recipe with you for ages now. I’ve probably made it 10-15 time in the last year. I’m sort of surprised that the hubs hasn’t started to complain, because I rarely make anything with this much frequency – but […]

Pairing Advice: Blackberry Pie

Pairing Advice: Blackberry Pie

One of the things that I love about beer and food pairing is that there isn’t just one perfect option for any particular food or beer. You can truly customize your pairing based on what styles you like and what aspect of the food or beer […]