Posts Tagged ‘beer’
Spring Green Panzanella with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette, Shrimp and Crab Sliders with Avocado Spread, Potato Puffs and Linguica Casserole, Potato and Veggie Crustless Quiche, Mini Bananas Foster Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Caramel
Special Events • Tags: Alexia Foods, avocado, bananas, beer, bread pudding, cheese, ciabatta, crab, linguica, panzanella, quiche, salad, shrimp, Spring, sweet potato rolls, tater tots
As Tastemakers for Alexia Foods, we were recently given the opportunity to host a dinner party of our chosing. So far this year, we have featured a farm tour and Q&A with potato farmers who grow a variety of crops that give life to Alexia products. We’ve also hosted a giveaway or two, as well as shared a few recipes featuring goods from Alexia. But let’s get back to this special dinner party. We brainstormed ideas that would highlight several Alexia products in interesting and new ways. And somehow, we landed on beer! We would throw a beer tasting dinner party.
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Three Bean and Corn Chili
Vegetarian • Tags: beer, chili, Earth Balance, soyrizo, vegan
According to singer and songwriter Ken Finlay, “If you know beans about chili, you know that chili has no beans.” At least that’s what they say in Texas. Who would’ve known that the world of chili is strictly divided by those who believe in the power or evil of beans. They’re so innocent, those beans. All they want to do is add fiber and protein to a dish, but they have a bad reputation when it comes to chili if you ask some people. It appears as though the inclusion of beans in bowls is seen as blasphemy. Well now, that seems odd because beans are good. We like beans. They taste good in soups, stews, and yes, chili too. All across the country, there are numerous recipes and serving methods for chili. You’ll find those who slide in pre-made seasoning packs, while some purists start from the beginning with their own flavors. Others insist that they have a big chunk of hot cornbread on the side, while some families serve their chili over rice or alone in the bowl with cheddar cheese and sour cream on top. Or with all of the above. No matter how people like their …
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Grilled Summer Squash Salad
Vegetarian • Tags: 101 Cookbooks, beer, cilantro, Ethnic Exploration, salad, squash, sriracha, vegan, Vidalia onion
Here’s another Guest Test Kitchen for ya! This month, our dear friend James shares one of his favorite recipes and cooking inspirations. He shows how your favorite recipe can be jazzed up or tweaked to fit any occasion and season, and how sexy a simple squash salad can be. This dish would be a fabulous contribution to any summer meal gathering. Plus, it’s vegetarian so everyone can love it. Enjoy!
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