comfort food · Lagers · Spring Beer

Mom’s Chicken Paprikash with Alementary’s Hackensack Lager

Alementary is a microbrewery based in Hackensack New Jersey. I have been there and it’s definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. They have a lot of great beers to try and fun atmosphere. I managed to find their beer the Hackensack Lager at a local store and pair it with one… Continue reading Mom’s Chicken Paprikash with Alementary’s Hackensack Lager

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

Dessert Pairing · Spring Beer

No Bake Cookies & Chocolate Milk Stout

No bake cookies are easy to make and are a great snack any time of day. I found a chocolate milk stout to go with these yummy cookies. Will they make a tasty evening snack? The Beer:  I picked out The Shipyard Brewing Company’s Chocolate Milk Stout while I was in the mood for chocolate.… Continue reading No Bake Cookies & Chocolate Milk Stout

Cocktail Time! · Spring Pairing

Lamb Tzatziki Burgers with a Cranberry Gin Cocktail

Spring has officially arrived, so why is there still a ton of snow on the ground in the northeastern US? Well maybe some lamb burgers with tzatziki sauce will put me in the spring time mood. I’m choosing to pair the burgers with a cranberry cocktail. Will it helping leave the winter blues behind? Let’s find… Continue reading Lamb Tzatziki Burgers with a Cranberry Gin Cocktail

Holiday Pairing · Winter Pairing

Shepard’s Pie & Bailey’s Irish Cream Coffee

Happy almost St. Patrick’s Day. It feels like the middle of January here in the Northeastern US rather than mid March. Hopefully it warms up by the end of the week, but if it doesn’t I have a pairing that might warm you guys right up. The Drink:  This week I opted to make a… Continue reading Shepard’s Pie & Bailey’s Irish Cream Coffee