Beer might be shelved in the "drinks" aisle, but that doesn't mean that it can't be an ingredient in any number of meals. Whether you're making chicken or soup, beer proves to pack a flavorful punch in many dishes.
Augustine's Beer & Tequila Carnitas
These pork carnitas have a little more flair and much less fat than the traditional deep-fried versions common to Mexican cuisine. Beer and dark tequila give them a very special flavor.
Brisket, a naturally tough cut, becomes meltingly tender when it's braised in beer and chiles. Try this with corn tortillas or as a filling for enchiladas or tamales. Or simply serve it with rice and a green salad.
Prince Edward Island might account for a healthy share of the world’s mussel production, but this recipe takes those mollusks farther south for a Latin American preparation that combines chorizo, chiles and beer.
Take the chill out of a cold winter's night with this creamy cheese- and beer-lover's soup. Make it a meal by serving it with hearty whole-grain farm bread and a salad dressed with a tangy vinaigrette.
Most of us choose to enjoy a cold refreshing beer when we are out with friends or after a long day at the office. But don't forget, beer can be a great ingredient to integrate into your cooking! The unique flavor of beer makes it a great addition to many recipes, which results in a meal that bursts with flavor.