13 Recipes that Show Cooking with Beer is Never a Bad Idea

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13 Recipes that Show Cooking with Beer is Never a Bad Idea

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September 24 2020


We love beer and we love cooking. So, we thought we would combine two of our favorite things.

  1. Potato-Kielbasa Soup

    Kielbasa, a smoked polish sausage, and beer add a nice bite to this hearty Cheddar-potato soup.

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  2. Beer Cheese Dip

    Beer cheese dip is great for any game day gathering, special occasion, or really, any time you crave it.

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  3. Beer-Battered Fish 'n' Chips

    Fish fry Friday, or any day of the week! Our beer-battered recipe is one you're going to want on hand when that day comes.

  4. Pilsner and Pimiento Mac 'n' Cheese

    Pilsner beer, pimiento, and Italian sausage bring up the flavors of a traditional mac 'n' cheese.

  5. Beer-Battered Shrimp Po' Boys

    Po’ boys are Louisiana-style sub sandwiches. This version features beer battered shrimp and red pepper slices as well as a tantalizingly piquant sauce called a remoulade.

  6. Beer Can Chicken

    If you're wondering whether the beer can is half full or half empty, trust us, it's half full. Your optimism will pay off big when this smokin, juicy chicken hits the table. 

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  7. Pressure Cooker Pork Rib Carnitas

    Pork ribs become fall-off-the-bone tender when you use your pressure cooker or Instant Pot and some beer to cook them in just 30 minutes. You'll love making carnita tacos out of the perfectly-cooked meat.

  8. Apricot and Pecan Chocolate-Porter Cookies

    We mixed up a cookie dough using porter beer, chocolate, crunchy pecans, and sweet apricots. If you're a fan of beer and cakey cookies, you're going to love this dessert.

  9. German-Style Beer Brats

    Searching for a true taste of Deutschland? One taste of these beer brats will transport your tastebuds straight to the biergarten.

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  10. Chicken Schnitzel

    There's breaded chicken ... and then there's this Chicken Schnitzel. In a league of it's own, this dish was prepared at home by nearly everyone who got a taste while it was in the test kitchen.

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  11. BBQ Stout Little Smokies

    Little smokies slow cooked in Guinness beer, Wisconsin cheese soup, and spicy serrano peppers. These little smokies are going to be a hit at your next tailgate.

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  12. Beer-Braised Short Ribs

    After a few hours in the slow cooker, the meat will fall off the bone and be richly flavored by the stout beer.

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  13. Chipotle Beef Chili with Squash

    Chili has never tasted so good. The addition of sweet butternut squash, hoppy stout beer, and spicy chipotle chiles give this chili its unique flavor.