There is nothing better than going down to the local pub, grabbing a pint and some great food. In his book, The American Craft Beer Cookbook ($13), John Holl has collected 155 recipes that were specifically chosen because they taste great with a brew. The recipes include everything from BBQ and pub standards, to breakfast fare and desserts. Yes desserts, such as the Beer Ice Cream Float or Chocolate Jefferson Stout Cupcakes.
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking ($) has a Texan chef showing us there is a whole big world of flavor that stretched way beyond the parameters of barbecues. Smoke is the main primer in the most time tested cooking technique of all time, but also one that we have largely lost touch with over time. Tim Byres is ...[Read More]