Bacon and beer … some might consider these to be the best two things in life. I'm not a huge fan of beer, per se, but my husband and I are both firm believers that everything in life can be made better with a little bacon. LOL
I'm a sucker for cookbooks of all kinds and I'm excited to share two new ones I've acquired with all of you, dear readers. 101 Things To Do With Beer and 101 More Things To Do With Bacon by Eliza Cross are delightful little spiral bound cookbooks full of recipe ideas perfect for everything from weeknight dinners to family get-togethers and game day parties.
Synopsis: Bacon’s BACK! With 101 more reasons to make bacon your star performer, you’ll have everything covered from appetizers, soups, salads, desserts, and sweets. Friends and family will squeal with delight when you serve up a plate of Bacon Pecan Sticky Buns, Bacon Potato Bombs, Grilled Bacon Peanut Butter
My family loves bacon! It really does make every dish better. I'm loving this cookbook because it has recipes that incorporate this delicious ingredient into so many different kinds of meals – breakfast, appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, side dishes, dinners and desserts & sweets.
I made the Mini Bacon Breakfast Tarts recipe one morning to try them out and they were delicious! Since it was a weekday morning when I first cracked the book open everyone else was gone from the house for work and school. So, I cut the recipe down to make just a few tarts to see what I thought of the recipe. I really liked it, so this is one that I plan to try out for our regular big Sunday morning breakfast soon. I can't wait to see what my husband and oldest daughter think of these!
101 recipes, good for what ales you.
Take your love of the suds to the next level by infusing your favorite libation into breakfast, lunch, and dinner with 101 Things To Do With Beer.
Part of the insanely popular 101 series, with millions of single-subject cookbooks in print, home cooks can depend on 101 Things to Do with Beer’s wide range of creative recipes and affordable price to add some “hop” to every meal.
Give each dish the boost of flavor it deserves: from Beer Battered Apple Fritters to Beer-Simmered Chicken Tacos; Garlic Parmesan Onion Rings to Chocolate Stout Ice Cream, you’ll satisfy even the most skeptical guest.
What are you waiting for? Raise your plate and say “cheers.”
My husband likes beer. I think I mentioned that, right? I knew that there were different kinds of beers — I do like a Sam Adams or a Corona on occasion. But, I never gave much thought to the complexity of the range of beer available on the market. At the beginning of this cookbook is a page filled with Helpful Hints that describes the different types of beer as well as tips for preparing recipes with the libation.
One of my husband's favorite snacks is beer cheese on crackers. I'm excited that there is a recipe for that in this cookbook. I can't wait to try it out sometime so that I can surprise him with it. Another one I think he'll love is Beer Candied Bacon, because remember I said everything's better with bacon, right???
One of our fave dinners is brats and homemade fries, so the recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Beer Brats is definitely on my short list along with Apple Ale Ginger Chutney. Which, now that I think about it, might be pretty good on top of the brats.
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There's so much to love in these two pint-sized cookbooks. I can see myself using them for many years to come and I can't wait to get a chance to try out many more of the offerings within these pages!
Are you a beer or bacon lover? What's your all time recipe that incorporates one or both of these items?