ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Irish Nachos Recipe

[1] “Irish Nachos” for St. Pat’s. Find more recipees from the Idaho Potatoes. [2] and [3] Got beer? Serve the nachos with some Irish brew.   You won’t want to wait until St. Pat’s to enjoy this scrumptious snack. Serve it with your favorite beer; or in the spirit of the holiday, these Irish beers.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Hard Cider Party For Halloween

Still looking for a Halloween activity? How about a hard cider party? It’s adult, it’s fun, and it’s an opportunity to taste and compare more hard ciders than most of us get to do. While in the U.S. and parts of Canada, the term “apple cider” is interchangeable with apple juice, in Europe a glass…
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FOOD FUN: National Beer Holidays

Got Beer? September 28th is Drink Beer Day (also called National Drink A Beer Day). But beer lovers can plan an entire year of beer celebrations: American Beer Day, October 27th National Beer Day, April 7th National Bock Beer Day, May 3rd National Homebrew Day, the first Saturday in May American Craft Beer Week, the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Oktoberfest Party Beer Tasting

[1] Pumpkin ales and beers can be found from late September through year-end, “while supplies last” (photo courtesy Dogfish Head Brewery. [2] Bake a batch of soft pretzels to go with the beer (photo courtesy Taste Of Home).   We received this beer menu from Empire City Casino, in the suburbs of New York City,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Beer With Summer Produce

[1] Grilled mushrooms and grilled pineapple with baby arugula and shaved parmesan. Enjoy the earthy mushrooms with a darker beer: amber lager, porter, or stout (photo courtesy Urban Accents). [2] Corn should be enjoyed with a lighter beer: American lager, German wheat beer or saison. Here’s the recipe for this delicious plate of elote, Mexican…
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