Bacon and Beer Mac & Cheese

Ingredients:4 servings rigatoni or pasta of choice1/2 cup heavy cream8 ounces Gouda cheese, grated1/4 cup beer of choiceSalt and pepper to taste8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped Directions:Cook pasta according to package instructions. In a large pan, heat heavy cream on medium-low for 2-3 minutes. Slowly add Gouda in increments, whisking until fully melted. Then,Continue reading “Bacon and Beer Mac & Cheese”

Cheddar Beer Cheese Dip

Ingredients:1/4 cup chopped white onion, plus oil for sautéing1/2 cup heavy cream8 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese, grated1/4 cup beer of choiceSalt and pepper to taste1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Directions:In a large pan, add onion plus a splash of oil, and heat on medium-low 5 minutes. Then, add heavy cream, and heat 2 minutes. Add gratedContinue reading “Cheddar Beer Cheese Dip”

Beer-Braised Bratwurst

Ingredients:3-5 Bratwurst links1 small, sweet onion, sliced1/3 cup beef stock1/3 cup beer of choice (we used Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen)2 tablespoons butter Directions:Preheat the oven to 400. In a large, oven-safe dish, add bratwurst and sliced onion. Then, pour beer and beef stock over brats and onions. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to opposite sides ofContinue reading “Beer-Braised Bratwurst”