This homemade stovetop macaroni and cheese recipe uses a cheese sauce that’s made from powdered milk, cheese, and beer. Two of these items you probably have in your possession. The third, if you simply stocked it, would always be at the ready and would be very handy in a bomb shelter.
Here’s a recipe for Pub Sauce from My Tartare. It’s a reduction – a demi-glace – made with beer and perfect for everything from steak to gravy.
Good things come in threes: this is the first of a trio of chocolate cakes that we’ll present over the next few weeks. Chocolate Stout Cake is a hot water cocoa cake in which the oil and water are replaced by sour cream and beer. Topped off with a cream cheese frosting, it’s quite an impressive cake.
Creamy Mustard-Caper Dressing is vaguely ranchesque and sort of thousand islandian, maybe. It’s quietly mustardish with caperific undertones. This easy recipe will turn your chopped vegetable salad into something cravable. Toss in an apple, some bacon, beef, or grilled chicken, and you’ve got a fantastic dinner.
You can enjoy this hearty Beef and Beer Stew just as it is, or you can top it off with puff pastry and make it into a fantastic pot pie. Either way, it’s best eaten while wearing your best flannel, after a long day of lumberjacking.
If you’re on the way home from MDW and find yourself hungry, you’ll find a bacon-laden hamburger the Illinois Bar and Grill calls “the best” on 47th Street in Archer Park, Chicago. I suggest you have it with a Blue Moon if you’re a beer drinker, and onion rings. In between the bar and Midway, if you need internet access, seek out Starbucks.
Gino’s East River North reinvents itself. Henceforth a microbrewer of craft beer… Eat It Like a Man! 1st ed. See related article in DNAinfo Chicago.
Chicago’s North Shore Restaurant Month, Feb. 2014. MiLam attended a kick-off party at Farmhouse Evanston. Drank some Temperance Beer. MiLam recommends Restaurant Month, and plugs one of its favorite Evanston hang-outs, Unicorn Cafe.