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Side Dishes

Easy Swiss Chard and Cheddar Frittata

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 […]

Hot or Cold Barley Summer Salad

Hot or Cold Barley Summer Salad

I’m gonna be honest. I’m not really sure what this recipe is. I mean, other than fresh and delicious. Is it a cold salad? Is it a warm side dish? Hm. It could be either, I guess. You decide! Like one of those Choose Your […]

The Easter Duck and PURPLE Carrots

The Easter Duck and PURPLE Carrots

For Easter dinner I made this ridiculously delicious duck breast recipe from Food52. This from a girl who has never made any form of duck. Ever. Pretty fancy looking, right? Are you drooling? I kind of am just looking at these pictures all over again. Even though this […]

Moroccan Spiced Couscous with Roasted Vegetables {and my fave spring seasonal}

Moroccan Spiced Couscous with Roasted Vegetables {and my fave spring seasonal}

Goodbye winter. Goodbye cold, grey sadness, welcome Aprihop. Aka SPRING. Dogfish Head nails this delicious spring seasonal every year. Mmmm Aprihop. My absolute favorite springtime beer. AND it pairs crazy well with the couscous I’m about to tell you about. As you might have guessed, Aprihop has apricots, and lots […]

The Prettiest Beer

The Prettiest Beer

Baby Tree, how I love thee. Tonight I made latkes, and drank a bomber of Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project’s Baby Tree.