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New Year’s Cheddar Beer Dip

Happy New Year “2018”

2 (8 oz.) bars of cream cheese
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 pkg. (1 oz.) ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 cup beer
1. Put all ingredients in one bowl and mix well using a mixer.
2. Once creamy, refrigerate for about 2 hours before serving.
*Serve with pretzels.


Homemade Fish N Chips


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8 medium-sized pieces of white fish
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup beer
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 cup vegetable oil
1. Season fish with sea salt and black pepper.
2. Mix flour, beer, sea salt, black pepper and thyme in a large bowl. Whisk until everything is fully mixed. The mixture should resemble pancake batter. Add more beer if necessary.
3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet/pan.
4. When oil is hot, coat thoroughly two pieces of fish in batter and then gently lie them in the oil.
5. Cook fish until it is golden brown and crispy. Pick up each piece of fish gently turn them over. Cook on the other side until done. (about a total of 5 minutes)
6. Drain fish on paper towels and fry the remaining fish pieces.
Serve warm with french fries. (see link)

Brown Sugar Corned Beef In Beer


4 lbs. corned beef brisket
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Irish stout beer (e.g. Guinness)
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
1. Rinse the beef in cold water and pat dry.
2. Place the brisket in a roasting pan. (with a cover)
3. Rub the brown sugar on the corned beef. Coat the entire beef.
4. Pour the bottle of beer around, and gently over the beef.
5. Cover and place in oven. Bake for about 2-2 1/2 hours. (Check 90 minutes in. If the beer is almost all absorbed, add another 6 ounces.) *You don’t want it to dry out.
Allow to cool down for about 5 minutes before slicing.
Serve with potatoes, cabbage and mustard.

Southern Fried Beer Chicken




2 whole chickens (cut into pieces)

2 12 oz. bottles of beer

2 cups flour

3 eggs (beaten)

1 tsp. black pepper

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. salt

vegetable oil or olive oil


1. Let chicken pieces soak in beer overnight. (or at least for 3-4 hours)

2. Drain chicken well.

3. In a bowl, mix flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

4. In a separate bowl put beaten egg. 

5. Dip chicken pieces into egg and then into flour. Chicken should be well coated.

6. Add 1 cup of vegetable oil (or olive oil) into a deep skillet. Let oil heat and then begin to add chicken pieces into the oil. Cook on a medium heat.  Cook on each side until golden brown and crispy. (Time depends on what part of the chicken it is.) Chicken should be white on the inside when done.

Serve hot.


Cheese and Pepperoni Beer Bread




3 1/4 cups flour

4 tbs. sugar

1 tbs. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

1 12 oz. regular beer (not light)

4 cups  sharp white cheddar cheese (grated)

1 1/2 cups thinly sliced pepperoni (cut pieces in half)

1 egg beaten with 1 tsp. of water


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Oven rack should be in the middle of the oven.

2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Stir in cheddar cheese and pepperoni. Add beer in slowly and mix with wooden spoon until combined.

3. On a floured board, knead dough into a round ball shape. Using a sharp knife, make an X shape on top of the loaf. Take egg wash and brush over the entire loaf. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper on the outside of loaf.

4. Bake for 45 minutes, until golden brown. Use a toothpick to check if bread is completely cooked. Toothpick should be dry when removed.