Did You Know……Beer??

Here are 2 fun tips on what else beer can be used for:

1) Turn out fluffier pancakes and waffles – If you like flapjacks on the puffy side, sub your favorite lager for the liquid called for in the recipe.  You’ll be amazed at how light and airy they turn out- and how the flavor gets kicked up a notch!  Also try using beer when making Matzo balls or baking bread.

2) Cook Juicy Chicken- Prop a whole chicken over a half-full can of beer (the can goes in the cavity) and season with salt, pepper and spices.  Then place it vertically on a hot grill or a pan in the oven – the beer evaporates into the bird as it cooks, creating a supermoist chicken.  DELISH!

 

(* Source: Rachael Ray Magazine)

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. scolgin says:

    But that would require not drinking it. LOL

    1. Thats why you save a little on the side 😉

  2. The pancake one I THINK I heard about but have never tried. Might be time to do so. The beer can chicken is GREAT.

    Great tips. Thanks.

  3. Kai says:

    Love the site. Do you think the beer can chicken recipe will work for turkey as well?

    1. I have never tried it with a turket but im sure that it would work as well…if you try it with the turkey let me know 😉

  4. Hop Dad says:

    In addition to lagers, lots of other beers work well in pancakes and waffles: raspberry wit, blood orange hefeweizen, and even mocha porter!

    1. Thanks for sharing will have to try them 😉

  5. Brek says:

    Hmm Beeeeer!

    1. Gotta love some YMMY beer 😉

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