Slow Cooker Porter Mongolian Beef

Winter was designed for breaking out the Crock Pot (or slow cooker, you know the brands). Slow cooked meats, especially when you start with a great cut like a flank steak, come out of the pot hours later so tender that a knife is not required. This take on Mongolian Beef uses a somewhat traditional…

Porter Beef Stroganoff

This classic Russian dish has been around for several centuries, but it wasn’t until the fifties that it became all the rage in the United States. You would think that the Red Scare of Communism would have put a damper on the American enthusiasm for Russian cuisine, but then again folks are just damn unpredictable….

Kona Flat Iron Steaks

Flat iron steak from the Meyers Cattle Company is the star of this dish. Marinated in the Koko Brown Ale from the Kona Brewing Company,  Island Teriyaki by Soy Vay, and crushed pineapple for at least 24 hours, the steaks grill up remarkably tender and tasty. The Island Teriyaki is probably the most delicious teriyaki marinade…

Porter Braised Short Ribs

Looked into the freezer, and I had a mess of short ribs from our black steer. “What the hell do I do with these?” Answer, let’s braised them in a Dutch oven with the Pulaski Porter from Blacksmith Brewing. The ribs came out of the Big Green Egg tender and succulent with loads of deep…

Porter BBQ Country Ribs

The Porter BBQ Country Ribs are a slow-cooked in a Dutch oven over coals for nearly two hours in the Porter BBQ sauce.

Porter BBQ Sauce

The best things in life are typically simple, and the Porter BBQ sauce is a very quick, simple sauce to make.

Porter Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Buffalo Wings? No, Porter Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks! That’s a big kid’s piece of chicken, not some wimpy, shriveled piece of poultry. These things are all kinds of spicy and succulent down to the bone with plenty flavor, thanks to Deschutes Brewing Black Butte Porter.

Porter Mango Habanero Pulled Pork

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.

Porter Brew Sauce

A super easy recipe to create beer-based sauce that features a classic Heinz 57. My Grandma always had a bottle of this crazy sauce (just look at the ingredients) on hand.