TIP OF THE DAY: Beer Crust Pizza

You can make the pizza in any shape you like. [1] Oblong, flatbread-style from King Arthur Flour. [2] A traditional round pizza with Greek salad toppings, from Cooking Classy.   Make Dad a pizza with beer or hard cider. It’s subtle flavor, and a fun idea. The type and quality of beer you use is…
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PRODUCTS: 5 Beverage Favorites

1. ANGRY ORCHARD: ORCHARD’S EDGE KNOTTY PEAR Hard apple cider is hot, but what about perry? Pears are also turned into hard cider, called perry in the U.K.; but perry is not as well known in the U.S. American cider makers tend to label their perries as pear cider. And there are far fewer of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Irish Lamb Stew For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish lamb stew, made with pearled barley. [2] A pint of Guinness, once the world’s top-selling beer†. [3] Arthur Guinness founded the brewery in 1759. It’s the world’s oldest continuing brewery (all photos courtesy Guinness).   If you like lamb, there’s no better excuse to make lamb stew than St. Patrick’s Day. Lamb shoulder,…
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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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