Tag Archives: beer

Grapefruit IPA Bars

Back in January, the hubbs and I decided it was time to take a “beer break.” We had been daily drinkers for years now – a beer here, a beer there, and a few beers at home. It was a … Read more >>

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Portland – My New Favorite City to Visit

Portland is a beer city, so it’s no wonder that it quickly moved strait to the top of my list of favorite cities to visit. One hundred and forty craft breweries(!) dot the landscape of Oregon according to the Brewers … Read more >>

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Pumpkin-Pumpkin Beer Risotto w/ Coffee & Chocolate Stout Glazed Short Ribs

We’re in the thick of Fall here in Southern California, though it doesn’t really feel like it. We just had a 90°F high today, and my tomato plants are still surviving! I’ve been waiting and waiting for some baking pumpkins … Read more >>

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Beer French Dip with Heirloom Tomatoes and Gremolata

Slow-cooked beef. Creamy, melty cheese. Fluffy French bread. Beer jus. These ingredients are what make up the French Beer Dip – A re-invented version of the classic French Dip, and you will want to stick your face in it again, … Read more >>

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Brew Day – Stone Vertical Epic 11.11.11 Clone

Sometimes the universe conspires in your favor. It all started with Melissa’s Produce posting on Instagram about Hatch Chile season. At the time, I had never seen “Hatch Chiles” in any store, whether it be in fresh or dried form.

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