A delicious dessert or flowers to a woman’s heart? Well us craft beer women love desserts paired with beer and food cooked with beer. Anything beer really. We love getting flowers just because, but on Valentine’s Day it’s extra special to get a beautiful bouquet of fresh cut flowers! Yes, they are a waste of money, … More Beer Candied Pecans
The Brains and I decided to have a night out, and this is our story of another night eating our way through Iowa. Eatery A got our vote for one of our favorite new places to eat in Des Moines and deserved a mention in this week’s blog post! This place is unique, modern, rustic, … More Eatery A : Iowa Eats
It was a chilly night. It was a “let’s light a fire, sit there, and stuff our faces with aioli sauce” kind of night. It was a “it’s been a long week, let’s make burgers with beer” kind of night. It was a “let’s let the toddlers run around outside to burn energy” kind of night. Really, it was the best … More Cutthroat Porter Burgers + Garlic Aioli Truffle Fries
If you need an easy cupcake recipe, oh, man, have we tracked one down for you! We were struggling on finding an easy from-scratch birthday cake/cupcake recipe to try. Every time we bake from scratch, it’s always a fail. This cupcake recipe is a true no-fail recipe. Or as we like to call them, “half-scratch.” We decided to give this … More Almond Buttercream Cupcakes + Breckenridge
The afternoon got kicked off with a with a food n’ beer trade, hydrocodone, and a backseat cook. Suzi was on the hydro. Shelly was the backseat cook telling Hydro what to do. The incompetent leading drugged? Somehow, little to our knowledge, this pizza came to life. Shelly brought some Toppling Goliath Rover Truck Oatmeal Stout and Sam Adams Oktoberfest to share … More Grilled Autumn Pizza + Oktoberfest + Winners!
We made some Bang Bang Shrimp Wontons and wanted to share them with you! You have probably seen something similar at Bone Fish Grill or The Cheesecake Factory! We are no seafood cooking experts, so we decided to follow prepping and cooking steps from another blogger’s instructions on frying shrimp! Thank you Damn Delicious! The recipe turned out perfect! We did … More Bang Bang Shrimp w/ Kona Beer!
Do you ever have one of those weeks where down is up and up is down and you don’t even know how you made it to Friday? You find yourself asking questions like, did I walk the plants? Did I fertilize the children? Did I water the dog? Well, then, if this describes you, these recipes are … More These Sandwiches are All You’ve Ever Needed
We got a wild hair and hosted brunch for our friends last Saturday morning. Actually, quite a few wild hairs — it was really hot and humid that morning! Babies, toddlers, and craziness were abundant. To calm the storm, or our attempt to anyway, our menu items included biscuits with sausage gravy, twice baked brunch potatoes, … More Let’s do Brunch!