Barbecuing with Beer

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 by

Cooking with alcohol can be something that brings a world of taste to foods that you have never experienced. Gone are the days of plain ol’ Beer Can Chicken. In today’s time, we can do a whole lot more! I’m talkin’ grillin’! Let’s look at some ways to do some barbecuing with beer. The next


I’m sure we have all dreamed of doing the cliche sip of wine with our pinky out after sniffing it. However, let’s be realistic here, who really does that?!?! The fact is, you can still learn to appreciate the taste of a choice beverage with just a little practice. The pinky is optional. Side note:

Cooking With Beer

Monday, 25 May 2015 by

Did you know that the wonders of beer go beyond securing a strong buzz? That’s right, your trusty Corona or Bud can be used to help you create delicious meals as well! Why should you cook with beer? Well, according to, beer “adds a rich, earthy flavor to soups and stews that makes them

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Meat Marinade - Pork Chop

Memorial Day’s around the corner, and if your family is anything like mine it means it’s time to bust out the grills. There’s nothing quite like grilling up some meat while kicking back with a cold one. It’s relaxation, plain and simple. There’s three reasons why I love marinades. First, they’re super easy because you’ll

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Cinco de Mayo Beer Pickles

I can’t speak for everyone else but this Cinco de Mayo sure left me feeling a bit woozy as I crawled out of bed this morning. Then again, when you mix Cinco de Mayo and Taco Tuesday together – you really should understand what you’re getting yourself into. Nonetheless it was a great night with

A Classic Drink: The Moscow Mule

Thursday, 23 April 2015 by

Truly my favorite drink in the entire world! Being as it may, I had to go out of my way to review what I find to not only be the perfect drink… but the perfect spring/summer drink as well. With a perfect combination of vodka, ginger beer and lime – if you haven not already jumped on


After a nasty winter (for all you east coast peeps) it is almost time for summer yet again. As we jump into the summer pre-game season of spring, I think it is a great idea to start looking into some of the better rated beers that will fit perfectly into your summer plans! For example,

Beer VS Light Beer: When to Drink Each

Thursday, 16 April 2015 by

When you and your friends go out, there is always some sort of divide when it comes to ordering drinks at the bar. The biggest difference we see comes down to the great divide between who ordered the light beer… and who did not. If you’re the one who got the light beer, I’m sure

Chicago-style steakhouse experience

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 by

A longstanding name in Chicago’s steak scene, this classic local joint has been providing a true Chicago-style steakhouse experience since 1941. The secret? Stiff drinks and big plates of red meat, cooked to perfection. Whether you’re meeting (meating?) a longtime friend at the bar or celebrating a family event, you’re leaving as well hydrated as

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Back when we were kids and watched the adults snack on bougie Brie and baguettes, we had our cheesy Ritz Bits. We kept it real. And unlike other slightly unnatural, orange favorites from the ‘90s (hey Pamela Anderson!), Ritz Bits have held up to the test of time. They’re still delicious. And guess what? They’re

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