Cocktail Time! · Summer Pairing

Cilantro Shrimp with Peach Vodka, Cranberry, and Orange Juice

I’m officially back from my vacation, but oh how I wish I were still at the beach. So I decided to bring a little bit of the beach home with me. I have a summer cocktail all lined up, but what to do about the food. Luckily as I was walking around my local farmer’s… Continue reading Cilantro Shrimp with Peach Vodka, Cranberry, and Orange Juice

Dessert Pairing · Summer beers · Summer Pairing

S’mores and Marshallville

Summer is the season for backyard barbecues! And the best way to finish the evening off is with fire roasted s’mores. It’s the prefect sweet treat to end the day. I’ve picked Marshallville by Tuckahoe Brewing Company (another brew created in New Jersey) to pair with this summer dessert. Will the honey and spices mix… Continue reading S’mores and Marshallville

Summer beers · Summer Pairing

Grilled Sweet Italian Sausage and Veggie Pasta with Laid-Back Lager

Summer officially starts this week with the solstice occurring at 12:24am Wednesday. Who’s ready? After the freezing cold winter we had in the Northeastern US, I’m looking forward to spending some time at the beach and cooking on the grill (except I don’t actually own a grill…it’s on my wish list). My family is helping… Continue reading Grilled Sweet Italian Sausage and Veggie Pasta with Laid-Back Lager

Cocktail Time! · Summer Pairing

Pork with Apples and a Cuba Libre

It is hot in the North Eastern USA. Summer technically starts in about a week and a half, but you wouldn’t know it with the heat wave we’re having right now. Since I’d rather be spending this heat wave at the beach instead of the suburbs of New York, I’m just going to imagine myself… Continue reading Pork with Apples and a Cuba Libre

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