Cooking with beer, wine and spirits

Month: February 2018

Drunken Chipotle Black Beans

Drunken Chipotle Black Beans

Every now and then I may post a recipe with the disclaimer that although alcohol was used in the cooking process, you will not be able to taste it. This is not one of those recipes. You will be able to detect the beer that […]

Pineapple Skies

Pineapple Skies

Those who know me know that cruising is my favorite way to travel.  You get all you can eat food, Broadway-quality shows and tons of activities. Not to mention endless menus of the kind of sugary, tropical drinks I typically avoid under normal circumstances due […]

Chicken Thighs with Red Wine Mustard Sauce

Chicken Thighs with Red Wine Mustard Sauce

When I first started cooking, ‘Chicken with Pan Sauce’ was one of my favorite things to make. It was easy, quick and economical (aka CHEAP) to prepare, and I never got bored trying to come up with new combinations of aromatics and liquids to create something […]

Fireball Spiced Cupcakes

Fireball Spiced Cupcakes

Last year, I attended my first White Elephant Christmas party. For those unfamiliar with the concept, the idea is that everyone brings a ‘fun’ gift (i.e. a bottle of alcohol or something sexual) and each participant can in turn either select a wrapped mystery gift from […]

I am a Badass (At Starting My Blog)

I am a Badass (At Starting My Blog)

It was 7 years ago the first time that I can remember telling someone about my intentions to start a food blog. For 7 years, I have planned, discussed and sought feedback on my ideas for my initial foray into blogging. During those same 7 […]