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Pairing beer and CHEESE

Pairing beer and CHEESE

For those of you who think that wine is the ultimate beverage to pair with cheese, think again. I’m not hating on wine. I LOVE wine, but beer has an equally deserving place at the side of your favorite cheeses. Cheese for me is heaven. […]

Beer Diary, Phoenix beer adventures (Part 2 of 3).

Beer Diary, Phoenix beer adventures (Part 2 of 3).

Yay! Part 2. Exciting stuff. This is the part where I get to tell you about a new (to me) microbrewery in Phoenix, AZ, Sun Up Brewing. Mike’s dad brought us to Sun Up one cold, miserable day during our vacation. You know, the day […]

Amber Barley “Beerisotto” topped with Grilled Scallions and Chicken with Amber Parmesan Cream Sauce

Amber Barley “Beerisotto” topped with Grilled Scallions and Chicken with Amber Parmesan Cream Sauce

We might need to re-name this blog, “lovebeerlovetraderjoes.” LBLTJ. Rolls right off the tongue.

Beer Barley Risotto

Nope. I have issues. When I saw the shocking chartreuse of their new item, “10 Minute Barley” I immediately put three in my cart.  I can’t help it, I get so sucked in when TJs comes out with their new products. (I swear I’m not paid by Trader Joes’. If someone could tell me how to get them to pay me, that would be great though). (more…)

Crispy Prosciutto and Brie Panini on Garlic Rosemary Bread

Crispy Prosciutto and Brie Panini on Garlic Rosemary Bread

This is not just a sandwich, people. Goodness no. It is sooooo much more. Firstly, because I have a weird obsession with making each bite in a sandwich the same, aka doing it the right way. Secondly, remember my favorite nearly-no knead bread? Well this […]