August
11
2009

To Do List

As ribs cook slowly
The only thing left for me
Is to drink this beer

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Maybe some day I will give up the secret to my famous dry rub. Maybe.

Thing of the day: Raichlen on Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs

November
27
2008

Advice for the Cook

Through all the chaos
And all the kitchen clutter
Don’t lose your beer glass

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Happy Thanksgiving!

January
30
2008

Braised Beef with Beer and Root Vegetables

On the coldest days
braised beef with beer and veggies
keeps me nice and warm

braised beef with beer and root vegetables

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Inspired by a recipe in Boston.com
Thing of the Day: Field Guide to Meat: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Meat, Poultry, and Game Cut

November
19
2007

Cooking With Beer

Quietly adding
a little beer to each dish
and some for himself

Written by Captain Hops.

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Thing of the Day: The Best of American Beer and Food: Pairing & Cooking with Craft Beer

September
5
2007

When Fish Swim in Beer

Braised spicy catfish
tangy earthy flavors erupt
in every moist bite

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Inspired by an article and recipe about braising fish in beer. (from the Boston Globe)
Thing of the Day: The Brewmaster’s Table: Discovering the Pleasures of Real Beer with Real Food

July
5
2007

Éphémère

For drinking: okay …
… but for making braised pork chops
it is ambrosial.

Written by Golf Widow.

Authors Note: I was disappointed in Éphémère as a beer, but as an ingredient, it’s wonderful. Here’s another example of a great recipe.
Thing of the Day: Beer & Food: An American History

SFM