Fruit Beers · Spring Pairing · Summer beers

Watermelon Lime Ale & Arugula Pizza

For some reason, I decided that I wanted arugula all week for my salad lunch. By Wednesday I was sick of arugula salad. So I had a ton of arugula left over that needed to be used and one very important question: What the heck does arugula go with other than salad? Apparently that answer… Continue reading Watermelon Lime Ale & Arugula Pizza

Spring Beer · Spring Pairing

Trail Mix & Tripel Ale

Hiking season is officially upon us! I love hiking. It’s great exercise and helps relive my anxiety. However, I tend to get really hungry if the hike lasts longer than a couple of hours. So I created a simple trail mix to take with me. I also might have found a beer to go with… Continue reading Trail Mix & Tripel Ale

Spring Beer · Spring Pairing

Pasta Salad & White Aphro

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner. That means warm weather, barbecue, and picnic season are nearly here! Yay! Let’s see if this week’s pairing is warm weather ready! The Beer:  White Aphro is brought to us by Empire Brewing Company. My curiosity was peaked when I read that it was brewed with lavender,… Continue reading Pasta Salad & White Aphro

Spring Pairing

Holy Crap! & Chili Baked Potato

Happy first day of May! Spring is in full swing, which means that the weather hasn’t been able to make up it’s mind. I was having a little trouble figuring out what pairing to do this week. That was until I spotted Holy Crap! A beer can with a T-Rex on it! My expectation level… Continue reading Holy Crap! & Chili Baked Potato

Holiday Pairing · Spring Pairing

After Easter Treat – Egg Salad with a Mad Tea

So I was looking around for inspiration recently and came across a site dedicated to Disney inspired adult beverages. You can find the site here. Naturally I needed to try at least one of these drinks and with Easter coming up I thought a mad tea party inspired pairing was perfect. Especially since most people… Continue reading After Easter Treat – Egg Salad with a Mad Tea

Cocktail Time! · Romantic Pairing · Spring Pairing

Country Bacon Wrapped Asparagus & Gin and Tonic

When I think of appetizers that are the essence of Spring time, I think of asparagus wrapped in bacon. Asparagus is a wonderful vegetable and bacon makes it taste all the better. So for everyone who is ready for Spring parties, this pairing is for you! The Drink:  If I were to pick my go… Continue reading Country Bacon Wrapped Asparagus & Gin and Tonic

Spring Beer · Spring Pairing

Turkey Avocado Pinwheels With A Squeeze Box

The snow has melted and the flowers are slowly starting to bloom. Spring has finally arrived in the Northeastern US. I think it’s time for a picnic. This week I’m making Turkey Avocado Pinwheels to go with Sweet Water’s Brewing Company’s Squeeze Box. It should be a nice combination for the start of spring. The… Continue reading Turkey Avocado Pinwheels With A Squeeze Box