McClatchy News Service Beer columnist Barry Shlacter offers a round-up of foods for holiday feasting. If you yearn for something more flavorful than a plain roasted turkey, try this recipe for a marinated and grilled bird made with holiday spices, hard cider and brown ale: Continue reading “Strong Cider And Brown Ale For The Thanksgiving Bird”
Aged Gouda Macaroni & Cheese with Smoked Paprika
part of a series of Mac’n’Cheese brought to you by the
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
(WMMB consulting chefs contributed recipes to the BABF cookbook, second printing due soon!) Continue reading “Aged Gouda Mac N Cheese with Smoked Paprika”
When you are preparing for your baby to come to you, you will be surprised that there are a lot of things that you need to prepare rather than just hugging and kissing.
You will see yourself spending a lot of time to look for the best pack and play for children and other baby gear such as stroller and baby monitor. However, there are also many things that you forget to learn and equip yourself with enough information about. Only when the time has come and you have to handle the problem do you recognize that you donít know anything about it yet. Continue reading “Top Tips for Boosting Your Breast Milk Supply for Your Baby”
Life with a newborn is exhausting. It’s usually impossible to get enough rest and exercise in those first few demanding months, and it’s difficult to eat well.
But as all-consuming as caring for an infant can be, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Choosing healthy foods – and following a few simple eating strategies – will help keep you energized through your busy days and nights. Continue reading “Best foods for new moms: Energy boosters”
Time Out Chicago writer Tim McCormick offers a succinct review of the book, with my favorite quote:
“Who it’s for An experienced cook with a taste for beer. Some of the recipes, while streamlined, are better suited for your inner Julia Child than your inner Sandra Lee….. Continue reading “Time out Chicago Reviews The Book…And Gets It Right”
In the opening of Aaron Copeland’s “Appalachian Spring,” there’s a wonderful set of “call and response” chords that progress in intensity and are so refreshing, repeated in variations throughout the suite. The music was a score for a ballet by Martha Graham and I think of pairing beer and food as live performance, subtly influenced by mood and environment. Continue reading “The Session: Tonal Progressions & Pairings”
Here are a few tips from a recent interview with Jeff Bearer of Craft Beer Radio – and if you have 30 minutes, you can listen to the entire podcast here.
Start with a beer in good condition, one that you’d enjoy drinking solo. If you like the taste of it in a glass, chances are you’ll enjoy the flavors in the finished dish. Continue reading “Better cooking with beer”
Thanks to CraftBeer.com for posting a collection of my recipes for summer grilling, along with musings on Memorial Day beers – the Imperial pilsner, big and bold flavors for BBQ.
Features Imperial brews by Rogue, Sam Adams, Flossmoor Brewing Co., Point Brewing and more. Here’s a photo of the Grilled Chicken Salad with a link to the recipe online. Cheers! Continue reading “Summer grilling and Imperial beer for Memorial Day”