Cooking with beer is a great way to add flavor to a meal. Whether you marinate beef with a stout or you add a porter to your chili, there are many great meals you can make with beer. Here are five of the best choices to try!
Cheddar Beer Dip with Smoked Sausages
This dip is perfect for a party or a meal with friends. It's a great choice for those looking to share something unique. You can use tortilla chips, crackers, bread or pretzels to compliment the dip.
Beer-Poached Grilled Sausages
Poaching sausage in beer is a great way to add in extra flavor. You can choose just about any type of beer for this recipe. Then, just add in a thinly sliced onion, a tablespoon of olive oil, finely minced garlic (about 6 cloves) and 24-ounces of your favorite beer.
Make sure to poke holes in the sausages with a ford, then marinate for about an hour in the beer mixture. After marinating, cook the sausages and the onion in a skilled with the beer on top for about 5 minutes. Finally, grill the sausages and serve.
Beer-Brined Grilled Pork Chops
If you're looking for a great way to serve up pork chops at your next backyard BBQ, beer brining will add the perfect flavor.
Chocolate Beer Cheesecake
Beer can certainly be used for more than just meats. There are plenty of great beer recipes for desserts including this chocolate beer cheesecake recipe. It even has a pretzel crust to add a little bit of salty flavor to the mix.
Pretzel and Ale Soft Caramels
Another great recipe for something sweet, this one combines salty with beer and caramel.
Cooking with beer provides something different for any type of party or just for your own meal at home. These are just five fun recipes you can use if you want to cook with beer.