Recipes

Sometimes you just crave a burger. Who doesn’t crave a burger every once in a while? I’d also like to believe that many, not all, but many vegetarians crave burgers too even though they don’t want to admit it =). I can’t vouch for Zach, but burgers taste like summer to me. They are a …

Sometimes we just crave soup, even if it’s in the dead heat of the summer. P.S. Today it was over 100 degrees AGAIN and super dry AGAIN!! But moving along, Zach and I haven’t been feeling 100%, so tonight we decided to keep dinner easy, clean, and nourishing. This soup turned out just that way. …

We are always trying to find new and exciting ways to bring our herbs to life. When we moved to Colorado, we moved into a condo complex, so any chance of having a garden in the ground was slim. We did have a large patio though, so Zach and I decided to create a container …

Zach and I have been eating a lot of heavy things lately, so tonight we decided to mix it up and prepare a light summer salad packed full of fresh fruits and veggies! Now we aren’t sure about you all on the East coast, but in the West to Mid-West, Mango Nectarines are just coming …

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 …