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Close Out Oktoberfest With This Recipe For A Crispy Chicken Schnitzel

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Tomorrow is the last day of Oktoberfest. So, hop right into that kitchen, grab yourself a beer, and enjoy this amazing Crispy Chicken Schnitzel! It’s the perfect way to end this celebration of beer and German culture.

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Is It Really A Chili If It Doesn’t Have Some Beer In It?

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Chili is one of those dishes that we could eat all year around. There are so many different kinds of chili that you could make, and practically all of them will taste delicious. However, there is one thing that all chilis need, and that is beer!

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This Beer-Battered Fish Will Be The New Way You Enjoy Using Beer

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Do you have a bottle of beer at home that you absolutely no intention of drinking? Then we have the perfect dish for you to get your hands on! This beer-battered fish is the best and only way you should be use that extra bottle of beer you have in your refrigerator.

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Get In The St. Patty’s Day Spirit With These Golden Cupcakes

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You may not find a pot of gold this St. Patrick’s Day, but you can make these golden cupcakes right in your own kitchen — and that’s basically the same thing. They’re so cute, they’re so tasty, and they are the perfect way to get into that mood. Are you interested?

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Chicken With A Touch Of Alcohol, What More Can You Ask For?

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I know, we say this a lot but it’s true, who doesn’t love chicken? It’s so easy to work with, it carries flavors of anything so well, and it’s extremely cheap. You can cook it in so many ways, but this chicken has got to be our favorite way to make it! Wondering how we do it? Well, you just have to keep reading to find that out!

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Celebrate The New Year The Right Way With This Holiday Jungle Juice

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We all know what the best way to celebrate NYE is, and that is with some tasty drinks! Don’t celebrate with those same old boring drinks, go into your liquor cabinet and check out this new & tasty jungle juice! It’s sure to get the party started and it taste SO good!

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When Beer Meets Meat: Your Go-To Summer Barbecue Combination

No Comments | Written on June 17, 2016 at 1:46 pm , by

With summer right around the corner, you can almost hear the grill itching to be turned on and the meat waiting to be charred to perfection.

However, pairing your selection of meat with the right kind of beer is just as important.

With dozens of beer selections ranging from light to dark and bitter to sweet, finding the perfect beer to drink alongside your charred slab of meat is essential.

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So the next time you fire up your grill this summer, try some of these pairings and marinating tricks using the perfect beer and choice of meat.

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Ultimate Game Day Appetizer – Bacon Wrapped Beer and Brat Bites

24 Comments | Written on November 1, 2011 at 5:00 am , by

If you are looking for a fun new appetizer to serve this weekend, look no further!  This game day snack is an instant crowd-pleaser.

BEER

BRATS

BACON

It’s the ultimate football food trifecta!

Start by boiling uncooked pork bratwurst in a couple of bottles of your favorite beer.  Slice into three bite-sized pieces and wrap each one in a slice of bacon.  Now, here’s the kicker….roll the bacon-wrapped beer brats in the ultimate sweet/savory combination of brown sugar, cayenne pepper and dry mustard!  I like to serve the bites with an assortment of my favorite mustards for dipping.

(Note:  Due to a last minute change, the weekly winner from the “Pumpkin” themed contest will be published tomorrow! )

 

BACON WRAPPED BEER ‘N BRAT BITES  (click here to view and print recipe)

2 (12 ounce) bottles or cans of beer

1 package (19.76 ounces) uncooked pork bratwurst

8 slices bacon, halved

2/3 cup light brown sugar

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

Assorted mustards of choice for dipping: yellow, honey, horseradish, stone ground, etc.

1.  Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Line a rimmed jelly roll pan with non-stick foil.

2.  Pour beer into a skillet over high heat.  Pierce each bratwurst in several places with a fork.  Place in skillet with beer and heat until very hot, but not boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes or until brats are no longer pink inside, turning brats after 10 minutes.  Remove brats from skillet and let sit until cool enough to handle.  Discard beer.

3.  When cooled, cut each brat into 3 equal pieces.  Wrap each brat with one bacon half.  In a mixing bowl, stir together brown sugar, cayenne pepper, and dry mustard until well combined.  Coat each bacon-wrapped brat all over in sugar mixture.  Lay coated brats in the foil-lined pan with the seam of bacon firmly down so it won’t curl.

4.  Bake brats for 20-25 minutes, carefully turning at halfway point, until bacon is crispy.  Remove to paper towels to drain briefly, then arrange brats on serving platter, surrounded by a variety of mustards.  Serve hot with toothpicks for dipping.  Serves 6-8.