Category Archives: Cooking With Beer

Besides being the perfect ice-cold accompaniment to game-day snacks and happy hour munchies, beer can also give your food an “oooh-what-is-that?” boost of flavor.

1919 Root Beer Float Ice Pops

1919 Root Beer Float Ice Pops

Ingredients 2 cups 1919 Root Beer 2/3 cup whole milk 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk (from 1 [14-oz.] can) 3 tablespoons evaporated milk (from 1 [5-oz.] can) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Directions Pour 1919 Root Beer into a large glass measuring cup, and let stand, uncovered, in refrigerator 8 hours or up to overnight.…read more »

Refrigerator Spicy Beer Pickles

Refrigerator Spicy Beer Pickles

Ingredients   Pickling Spice 1 tablespoon whole peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 2 teaspoons minced garlic (fresh or dried) 1 teaspoon dill seed 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon dill Pickling Liquid 12 ounces Miller Light 1/4 cup water 2 cups red wine vinegar 1 cup sugar…read more »

Chocolate Stout S’Mores Bars

Chocolate Stout S’Mores Bars

Ingredients 10 graham crackers 3 tbs butter, melted 2 tbs brown sugar 3 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 stick butter 1 cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup flour 2/3 cup Deschutes Obsidian Stout 3 cups standard size marshmallows     Directions Preheat oven…read more »

Vanilla Beer Cake Bites with Blueberry Filling

Vanilla Beer Cake Bites with Blueberry Filling

  Yield: 12-18 Ingredients Cake ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cups white sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbs canola oil ¼ cup heavy cream ½ cup Grain Belt 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt Filling: 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)…read more »

Grilled Beer and Buttermilk Chicken with Sriracha Glaze

Grilled Beer and Buttermilk Chicken with Sriracha Glaze

Ingredients For the Chicken: 2 cups Buttermilk 12 ounces Brain Belt Beer 2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt 1 teaspoons smoked paprika ¼ teaspoons cayenne ½ teaspoons cumin 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 white onion, sliced 2 lbs chicken drumsticks and wings Cilantro, minced (optional)   For The Glaze: ¼ cup Sriracha 1/3 cup brown…read more »

All-Purpose Beer Marinade for Grilling (meat or veggies!)

All-Purpose Beer Marinade for Grilling (meat or veggies!)

  INGREDIENTS ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup Guinness Extra Stout Beer 3 cloves garlic grated with a microplane 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons salt INSTRUCTIONS Stir together all ingredients. Add the meat, fish or vegetables to the marinade (gallon sized Ziploc bag works well). Marinate for 2 to 12…read more »

Salted Beer Caramel and Stroopwafel Ice Cream Sandwiches

Salted Beer Caramel and Stroopwafel Ice Cream Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS   For the salted caramel: 1 cup sugar ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar* ¼ cup Shell’s IPA 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon flakey sea salt For the ice cream: 1 cup heavy cream divided ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole milk 3 large egg yolks…read more »

BBQ Beer Tex Mex Chicken Sliders

BBQ Beer Tex Mex Chicken Sliders

Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 12 sliders   Ingredients 6 chicken thighs, boneless, skinless Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ cups barbecue sauce 1 cup Samuel Adams Summer Ale 1 avocado, sliced ¼ cup cilantro, sliced ½ cup pickled jalapenos 12 slider buns   Instructions Sprinkle the chicken thighs on all sides…read more »

Jalapeño Honey Grilled Beer Chicken

Jalapeño Honey Grilled Beer Chicken

Yield: 4 servings   Ingredients ½ cup Rogue Honey Kolsch Beer ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup sodium soy sauce ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 lbs chicken thighs, cut into cubes 2 jalapenos, sliced   Instructions In a medium bowl whisk together the Rogue Honey Kolsch Beer, balsamic,…read more »

Rhubarb-Beer Jam

Rhubarb-Beer Jam

INGREDIENTS 3 pounds rhubarb, diced 3 cups Coors Pure 1½ cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest Juice of 1 lemon   DIRECTIONS In a wide, heavy-bottomed pot set over medium-high heat, combine all the ingredients and bring to a simmer. Turn off the heat and let the mixture cool, then transfer to an airtight container…read more »