“Char” doesn’t translate to charred, rather “char siu” literally means fork roast – ‘Char’ meaning fork and siu being roast. The traditional cooking method for Chinese BBQ Pork was skewering long strips of seasoned pork with long-twined forks and placed over a fire, much like roasting a hot dog. We grilled a thoroughly marinated pork roast over indirect charcoal in…
The Swineapple took the interwebs by storm last year. I avoided the hype. I tried to not look at the delicious recipes. I even tore the word pineapple from my lexicon! But, the pull of the swineapple was too much. I have given in to the magic of bacon, pork, and smoke…once again. My version…
Nothing says home cooking like walking into the house at the end of a long day to be greeted with thick, savory aromas from the Crock Pot. Slow cooking a pork sirloin roast with the Red Dread Imperial Red Ale from Bitterroot Brewing creates a memorable meal. Tangy Red Ale Pork Roast Ingredients 2½ lbs….
Everyone thinks of liver when they think of paté, but not all patés contain organ meat (even though they are awesome). This recipe is for a country style paté that features the La Fin Du Monde Tripel from Unibroue (instead of the traditional cognac and the Imperial Red Ale Bacon. After steaming in a water bath for…
Big and bold, the easy flavor profiles to run. Sometimes I strive for subtlety, a dish with nuances. this pork recipe with a pale ale and lemon marinade flavorful with subtle notes of rosemary and hop. Served with the Saison Lemon Aioli, it becomes a melding of citrus and hop flavors.
It’s game time, and I am tired of the same old chili and chips tailgate food. This recipe for IPA Curried Pork Bites will definitely spice up your pre-game activities. 3 Needles IPA from the Lolo Peak Brewing Company adds a hoppy bite that brings the warmth of red pepper and curry to the front of the party.
We keep riding the pork train with this recipe for a super-easy porter mango habanero pulled pork. The marinating/brining process, Salish Honey Ale spread, and a slow cook produces a soft, subtly sweet, and smoky pulled pork that carries a hint of spice. What kicks it up another notch? Try serving with a fiery mango habanero salsa and cooling sour cream.
My first crack at an African-inspired dish, the Apricot Ale Curried Pork Potjie lights the fire with its spiciness. This recipe uses the newly released Tree Shaker Apricot Ale from Lolo Peak Brewing, and it has enough “apricotiness” to impart that flavor.
Take the leftovers from Beertastic Smoked Pork Loin and the Porter Habanero BBQ sauce, and create a queso dip that rocks! This recipe is super easy to make, requiring only a sauce pan and time.
Smoked lean pork loin from the Big Green Egg is quick and easy. Pork is forgiving, especially when smoked low and slow. Dry rub the meat for 12 hours or more using the Pale Ale Almost Dry Rub, and after smoking for 3+ hours, serve with the Porter Habanero BBQ Sauce.
With some leftover Port of Hawaii Pork Sirloin chops, we decided to transform them into Hawaiian Pork Tacos. We simply sliced up the pork sirloins and made a pineapple/salsa sauce.
Pork and pineapple, now that says Hawaiian to me, and add a little porter, you got luau AleMeals-style. The flavors of the ponzu and pineapple balance quite aptly with the Old Toby Porter from the Lolo Peak Brewing Company.