Beer-Inspired St. Patrick's Day Recipes
This recipe makes a lot, but it can be frozen for up to a month. It fits perfectly into 4 (10-oz.) ramekins. Try it over French fries, hot dogs, and chili for your St. Patrick's Day celebration.
Recipe: Beer Cheese Spread
Thinly sliced pancetta (unsmoked Italian bacon cured with salt and spices) and a few quick twists of kitchen string turn an inexpensive pork loin into a party-worthy dish.
Recipe: Pork with Apples, Bacon, and Sauerkraut
Fry the largest rings of sliced onions in a skillet with olive oil, then transfer to a baking sheet and bake to finish the rings. Sprinkle with kosher salt just before serving–It clings best to the rings.
Not just any beer will work in this German-inspired cake. Use a stout–The bold flavor of the beer complements the spices in the gingerbread cake mix. Spread a simple buttercream icing over the cake and garnish with toasted pecans.
Grilling is a delicious way to "roast" a whole bird, especially when beer is involved. Use a milder brew if you wish, but skip hoppy IPAs.
Recipe: Dry-Brined Beer-Can Chicken
The double whammy comes from using beer and potato buds in the recipe.
- Recipe: Double Whammie Yeast Rolls
Use this recipe for a quick, cheesy dip for baby cauliflower or any veggie you'd like.
Once the chilly weather sets in, we guarantee you'll be looking forward to this spicy dish after a long day at work.
- Recipe: Spicy Slow-Cooker Beef Chili
The four-ingredient loaf calls for flour, sugar, beer, and butter or margarine. Experiment with this recipe and make it your own by adding cheeses, chives, or other fresh ingredients to flavor the bread.
- Recipe: Sweet Beer Bread
Marinate your steak in beer, Italian dressing, and fajita seasoning for an easy and delicious supper.
- Recipe: Marinated Flank Steak
Any type of white, flaky fish may be substituted for grouper.
Recipe: Beer-Battered Fried Fish
The bratwurst, king of the hot dogs, is simmered in beer and seasonings then piled high with fresh veggies and a special mustard sauce, made with cider vinegar, beef bouillon cubes, and a little sugar.
- Recipe: Grilled Bratwurst
Brown sugar, bourbon, and ale beer elevate a traditional collards recipe to a whole new level.
- Recipe: Bacon-and-Bourbon Collards
Combine a chuck roast, veggies, potatoes, and a beer and let this classic dish bake for hours until the meat is succulent and fork-tender.
- Recipe: Mom's Signature Roast Beef