Holiday Beers · Winter Beer

Mad Elf with a Simple Cassoulet

The holiday season is in full swing. 2017 is just around the corner and if you have a family like mine, then you guys are probably running around visiting everyone you haven’t seen in the past few years. This week I wanted to have something relaxing and holiday themed. So I picked up some Mad… Continue reading Mad Elf with a Simple Cassoulet

Holiday Beers · Winter Beer

Baked Brie & Harpoon Winter Warmer

The holiday season is in full swing. There are so many wonderful smells, good tasting food, and light displays. Parties are being planned and kids are excited to go on break. This week I wanted to have one of my favorite appetizers growing up. At every Christmas party my parents would host there would always… Continue reading Baked Brie & Harpoon Winter Warmer

Holiday Beers

Turkey Noodle Soup & Virginia Smoke Ale

Last week I was very fortunate to visit my friend’s brewery down in Lake Ridge Virginia. He and his friends opened Water’s End Brewery a few months ago. They have a wide variety of beers (including a few seasonal) and allow you to bring food in to eat while you drink your beer. I was… Continue reading Turkey Noodle Soup & Virginia Smoke Ale

Fall Beers · Holiday Beers

Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole & Hash Brown

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know I ate myself silly. Now I have a ton of left overs and I need to do something with them! So how about a casserole? Now to find the right beer to go with it. The Beer: I chose Sweet Water Brewing Company’s Hash Brown. It… Continue reading Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole & Hash Brown

Dessert Pairing · Fall Beers · Holiday Beers · Pumpkin Beer

Pumpking and Dirt

Happy Halloween everyone! I’ve been so excited to do this pairing as soon as I saw Pumpking in my local beer store. So to end my month of pumpkin beers, we’re ending with what is considered one of the best: Pumpking! Since this is Halloween I wanted to give a shout out to one of… Continue reading Pumpking and Dirt

Fall Beers · Holiday Beers · Pumpkin Beer · Uncategorized

Spooky Treats & A Smashed Pumpkin

Halloween is next week everyone! Does everyone have their costumes ready? Anyone going to throw a party? I was really thinking hard since it’s almost the unofficial end of “pumpkin season”, which seems weird to me since the pumpkin’s growing season ends in December, and I decided to make a simple sweet treat to go… Continue reading Spooky Treats & A Smashed Pumpkin

Fall Beers · Holiday Beers · Pumpkin Beer

Simple Pumpkin Soup & A Pumpkin Ale

It’s October! That means pumpkin season is officially here! I don’t care if I already posted about a pumpkin beer, there are so many to try and they all taste so different. This month I am dedicating to all things October and that means tons of pumpkin. So why don’t I kick this off with… Continue reading Simple Pumpkin Soup & A Pumpkin Ale