Guinness Slow Cooker Stew

It’s time for another Crock-Pot adventure. Take your palate to Ireland and get in some love for St. Patrick’s Day with a slow cooker Guinness stew. Guinness was first brewed in 1759 by Arthur Guinness. He was a gangsta businessman, because he signed a lease for 9,000 years for the brewery’s property at St. James  Gate in Dublin. In 2000 the […]

Pompette Notes: Stella Artois

When I hear the name Stella it always makes be think of Marlon Brando in a Streetcar Named Desire yelling the name. Then another Stella comes to mind. Most people have heard of Stella Artois, it’s kind of an icon in the beer world. It was first introduced in 1926 as a beer for Christmas festivities. It’s named after the […]

Crock-Pot Cooking With Leffe Blond

As usual on Sunday, I get in some kitchen magick. Today I have fired up my Crock-Pot to slow cook some kitchen.  I’m still using my slow cooker despite all the drama surrounding them. I decided to add some Leffe Blond beer to the chicken. It’s an authentic blond abbey beer, that’s smooth and subtle. Leffe has been making their […]

Quick Beer Bread Recipe

Cooking  and baking with beer is  a big thing.  Who doesn’ t love a beer battered nosh. The hops and malt add a complex flavor to food that can’t be denied.  While people have used beer for centuries when cooking, it’s still not getting the love that it deserves. Since craft beer is only becoming bigger this may change. Beer […]