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How to make vinegar out of BEER {Collaboration Post}

How to make vinegar out of BEER {Collaboration Post}

As promised! The very exciting, long awaited collaboration post (part 1 of 2) featuring chef Ryan Santos. This beer vinegar business might sound a little crazy (even for me), but I swear to you it is so easy even a not-so-bright child can do it. […]

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 […]

February favorites and a fantastic Framboise recipe

February favorites and a fantastic Framboise recipe

Whoa alliteration. OK, this is gonna be kind of a monthly fave “Beer Diary” meets Monday food recipe, meets “Travel Edition” post mashup.

You know how much I love a good mashup. I mean who doesn’t? Guacamole – Mango Salsa, #AmIRight?

Framboise Reduction (more…)

Spicy Ginger Shiitake Soup

Spicy Ginger Shiitake Soup

I cannot believe I have gone this long without a single mention of the best condiment of all time. Sriracha, aka rooster sauce. You know of my love for mayo, but my relationship with Sriracha is so much deeper.¬†If you combine the two and spread […]

Beer Diary, today I visited 50 West Brewery…

Beer Diary, today I visited 50 West Brewery…

Happy Thursday! Welcome to what will now be a weekly beer-tastic series. Every Thursday on LBLF you’ll get a glimpse into my real life beer diary. For those who’ve been following along, you’re probably a little¬†excited, and a lot scared. Reasonably so.


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