Recipes

We may have mentioned this before, but Zach and I love Southwest-style cooking. From chiles and avocado and queso and more, you name it, we’ve probably tried it. And what’s better than Southwest-style cooking for breakfast, or Southwest-style breakfast for dinner?! Today we’ve prepared a lighter take on Huevos Rancheros: Summertime Huevos Rancheros! Huevos can …

Few things go better together than beer and pizza. After all, rarely do you go to your local pizza shop and order yourself a glass of fine wine. There is something about the greasy nature of most pizzas and the sweet, airy feel of beer that just go hand in hand. However, if you venture …

There’s nothing better than a fresh summer salad with bright, fragrant flavors from a tasty salad dressing. Salad dressings are so easy to make yourself, and you can save a ton of money by doing so. The recipe we have provided for you is great for the summertime and goes well with mixed greens. Sure …

Sometimes here at Cooking and Beer, we like to go beyond just pairing beer with food and just go right ahead and stick the beer in the recipe. Now, we do not recommend doing this with just any recipe (after all, I am sure that your grandmother would not appreciate getting served some beer pumpkin …

Sometimes Zach and I just crave a good steak, and we’re always trying to put new spins on our favorite classics. Some of the recipes we have provided tonight can be used in many different forms. For example, they don’t have to be served with steak at all. They would compliment a grilled salmon filet …

Who doesn’t love all things breakfast? More importantly, who doesn’t love all things breakfast for dinner!? Tonight we have created for you an orange zest mascarpone cream stuffed french toast topped with an orange simple syrup. There are some days that you just crave the comfort of breakfast for dinner. You could call this a …

Zach and I love all things Southwest. The flavors and spices of Southwestern cuisine come together in such a magical fashion that any excuse to cook Southwest is an exciting day in this household! But really, is there ever an excuse to not cook Southwest!? Today we have for you our take on the classic …

One of our favorite things to do is to combine ingredients that you normally would not put together. Last time we checked, the words ‘pasta’ and ‘cajun’ normally do not lie in the same sentence or recipe. However, the richness of the Cajun jambalaya mixture pairs quite well with a wide noodle (like fettuccine). The …