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Beer Caramelized Onions

Beer Caramelized Onions


You know what’s better that caramelized onions? Beer caramelized onions. So tasty, and the possibilities of what they can be used on are endless. Before we begin let’s see what the biggest mistakes are so we can avoid them. Biggest Mistake You want to guess what the biggest mistake people make when caramelizing onions is? People use the wrong type…

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Scottish Ale Bread


First things first, I’m only calling this Scottish Ale Bread because the beer happens to be from Scotland. This is very tasty bread.   The Bellhaven Scottish Ale has strong flavors which really modify the bread flavor to near perfection. What’s In It Here’s all the ingredients. Salt, Flour, Yeast, Ale and Oats sprinkled on top before baking. Here’s the…

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Soft Crab Sandwich

Maryland Soft Crab Sandwich


Growing up in Maryland has it’s benefits, great seafood is one of them.  I just love a good soft crab sandwich!  Let me date my self and say that I remember being a pre-teen (at least 28 years ago), going to my grandparents waterfront home on Seneca Creek and picking soft crab’s out of the slough box.  So excited because…

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Hoptimum Cap

Beer Pickled Jalapenos w/ Hoptimum IPA


We love beer, we love jalapenos, why not mix the two. Get ready for some great flavors. I originally saw this in a post on facebook from Jackie Dodd who is an amazing chef and writer. Oh and I forgot to mention that her photographs are top notch. Check out her website at www.thebeeroness.com after you make the recipe for yourself!…

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Crusty

1 Hour Bread Recipe


It’s Sunday morning and last night I was too tired to make up my normal dough.  I was tired because my daughters were riding doubles on one of the four wheelers, goofing off the way sisters do and wrecked into a tree.  Sending them both over the bars, missing the tree thank goodness and flipping them onto the ground head…

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Killer Cranberry Bread

Killer Cranberry Bread


I love the taste of cranberries, try your hand at this Killer Cranberry Bread.  I’ve been hooked on cranberries since I was a little boy.  My first memory of cranberry was from a can, however I have been told that my first taste were fresh cranberries at a large family dinner.  Regardless, this is my recipe for Killer Cranberry Bread.…

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Pico de “Gonna Love It” – Pico de Gallo


First, I must say that I’m a fan of fresh pico de gallo. Smells great, looks great, taste great and  it’s healthy.  Have you ever wondered where the name came from?  Well, pico de gallo in Spanish means, literally a rooster’s beak. It is generally known as a fresh condiment made from chopped tomato, onion, and chiles (typically serranos or jalapeños). Etymology…

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Chipotle Cilantro Ranch Dressing


  This is a great dressing that I love to use on everything from salads to seafood.  It’s made with a base of greek yogurt rather than mayonaise.  It also works great as a dip for vegetables.  One of my favorite dishes to use this on are Fish Taco’s. Simple to make and only takes about 15 minutes to make from start…

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Simple Artisan Bread Recipe


So you want to learn how to make fast and easy bread that will blow your mind?  That’s exactly what I am going to show you, a simple artisan bread recipe.  My children make better bread than most restaurants.  No Joke!  The ingredients are inexpensive and readily available.  However a Dutch Oven / Cast Iron is key to making this turn…

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Almost Traditional Irish Soda Bread


This is another bread which I have been planning on making for some time now and just had the chance to make it today.  The name alone “Irish Soda Bread” make you want to taste it.  There is a lot of history about it too.  I did a little research before deciding on a recipe to use.  I wanted to keep it…

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