Who doesn’t love to let their culinary creative juices flow after a few to drink? Risks suddenly seem worth taking and everything tends to be a lot less hassle. And, why not make things really interesting by preparing a few recipes that involve booze themselves and inviting some friends over to taste your creations.
If that sounds like fun, we’ve got a few delicious things you can cook up.
Beer and carbs—two of humanity’s finer inventions—brought together in a tasty snack that’s sure to be a hit with your hungry friends. Fortunately, it’s also quite easy to make. Just mix together flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar and add a can of beer to create the dough.
Now, preheat an oven to 375 degrees and pour the mix into a greased bread pan. And, to really have your buddies licking their lips, we recommend pouring some melted butter over the mix before baking.
For the pescatarians among you, or simply for those that love a nice bit of salmon (That’s everyone right?), this one’s sure to be a treat for the taste buds. And, with just a few ingredients, it’s a quick creation and practically impossible to mess up.
The key to this recipe is a good bourbon—luckily we have plenty to choose from in our store.
Now bring the bourbon, as well as sugar, soy sauce, garlic, and mustard to a boil—that’s for the glaze—then season the salmon fillet with salt and pepper and grill it on a griddle. When almost done, pull it out of the oven and generously cover it with glaze before returning it to the oven for a little good honest broil time. Once properly done, if you feel like a double glazing, go right ahead.
Beer Can Chicken
Google this, and the accompanying image of a whole-roasted chicken with a can of beer up its butt might be a little off-putting—and not to mention a waste of a good beer. But don’t worry, we can assure you the result is a pleasant twist on rotisserie chicken.
First mix brown sugar, chili powder, paprika, dry mustard, salt, and ground black pepper in a small bowl. Then, crack a can of your favorite beer and chug half like the good sport that you are before resting the remainder of the can on the center of a plate.
Next, the crucial part of the process. After washing, thoroughly drying, and removing the innards of a chicken, cover it with the flavor mix—add a little inside the chicken for good measure—and impale that brother on the can before putting it in a pre-heated oven.
This thing’s going to take about 1 hour and 15 minutes to cook, after which you can pick it apart, discard the beer, and the enjoy the hell out of it. Just remember to share!
Rum Coffee Risotto
This one’s for special occasions, a seriously tasty dish emboldened with good rum and a few other surprises.
Bring instant coffee, orange juice, and 1/2 a cup of water to boil in a saucepan, remove from the heat and then add the risotto rice to soak for 5 minutes. Then, place the saucepan back on the heat and add milk and vanilla extract before cooking until the rice is as you like it.
Once done, add sugar, orange zest, butter, cream, and rum to taste and you have yourself a dark and delightful dish.