TIP OF THE DAY: Pair Beer With Thanksgiving Dinner

[1] Beer goes great with turkey. This is an amusing optic from Joe Morette, a New Hampshire turkey farmer. Back in 1993, one of his birds accidentally knocked over a beer and started drinking it. Since then, Morette has been giving his turkeys beer which, he says, yields a more flavorful and juicy meat. Bonus:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 35+ Food & Beverage Pairings

We love pairing flavors to their best advantage. Here are our previous pairing recommendations, with a new one below for potato chip lovers: Beer & Summer Food Pairings Breads & Spreads Pairings Cake & Wine Pairings Cheese & Beer Cheese & Bread Pairings Cheese & Cheese Condiments Pairings Cheese & Chocolate Pairings Cheese & Wine…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Fondue With Baby Potatoes

You may have used potatoes in an assortment of fondue dippers, but they can be served on their own with a pot of warm, dripping cheese. Try potato fondue as a first course at dinner (photo #1), or a light main course with an added protein dipper (ham, sausage or turkey chunks) and a salad.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gazpacho & Beer

This gazpacho has a surprise ingredient: beer! Photo courtesy Frontera Foods.   Here’s a fun idea that can be a soup course, a main course or pass-around party fare, served in small glasses. This idea was developed at Frontera Foods, a Chicago-based Mexican foods company headed by Chef Rick Bayless, in partnership with Bohemia Beer.…
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SUPER BOWL: Jalapeño Chips

These are a real treat with a cold beer. Photo courtesy Cooking Planit.   One of our favorite Top Picks Of The Week is Deano’s Jalapeno Chips, crunchy nuggets of chile heat. They are terrific with a beer and as a garnish on anything from hors d’oeuvre to mashed potatoes. Alas, as with so many…
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