Winter is full of many gatherings that call for celebration, so why not bake a beer cake? These seasonally inspired recipes will bring surprising, beer-inspired flavor combinations to any holiday feast, New Year’s Eve party, or even a bottle share.
Beers like Founders Breakfast Stout and Short’s Bellaire Brown Ale enhance these recipes for fudge, a perfect make-ahead dessert that travels easily, shares well and can be quickly placed on a candy dish for impromptu gatherings.
The rich meaty flavor of goose is well complemented by dried fruits like cherries, figs, prunes, raisins and apricots. A Belgian-style Quadrupel mimics these flavors and the poultry benefits from using a beer injection to infuse flavor deep into the meat while marinating it from the inside out.
Whether you spell it spätzle or spaetzle, this German noodle or dumpling is a perfect accompaniment to classic dishes like Sauerbraten, Rindsrouladen and other dishes served with a sauce or gravy. This substitute for potatoes or rice can also be found in Austrian cuisine.
These South American croquettes differ from those in other countries, as the coating is made with stock leftover from cooking the protein filling that’s incorporated with flour, salt and fat, much like a pâte à choux (a dough used to make sweet cream puffs, éclairs and savory cheesy gougères).
With summer’s long days and short nights, gardens pop with its colorful, flavorful bounty. Vegan and designed with nutrition and wellness in mind, these two salad recipes are easy to make ahead for an outdoor picnic, potluck or camping retreat.
Continuing a thematic journey of perfect fried bar snacks from around the world, this recipe features a Belgian-style croquette. Here we use a different technique to create the filling and coating for the final croquette.
When was the last time you had a croquette? You know, those delicious fried balls of breaded goodness? Most cuisines have a fried appetizer that falls into this category but in the US, we don’t see croquettes on the menu too often. The tater tot is the closest relative.
Canned beer is more flexible for outdoor activities where bottles have never been a good idea due to their weight and the danger of broken glass. So here are several recipes, all using canned beer, which are perfect for that long weekend trip to your favorite camping spot.
In Chinese-style hot pot (similar to Japanese shabu shabu or Mongolian hot pot) piping hot broth in a communal cooking vessel is used to cook vegetables, meats and seafood with the goal of sharing ideas and flavors with friends and family around the table.