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121 days ago

Beer Chick Beer Dinner at Side Door JUNE 5th!

Please join us this Thursday, June 5th at Side Door in Corona del Mar for a delicious five-course Beer Pairing Dinner. We're hosting a collaborative dinner with rare and exclusive beers from Chicago's Goose Island Beer Co. and Maine's Allagash Beer Company.


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194 days ago

Girl Scout Cookies for Adults

If you're like us, you have a visceral reaction to the colorful cardboard boxes of cookies sold on table tops all around the country at this time of year.  It's an intense combination of nostalgia, comfort, and sweet-tooth craving.  After all, we were both Brownies and eventually promoted to Scouts, and we remember going door to door trying to sell as many boxes as we could.
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566 days ago

Beer Brined Beer Braised Beer Chick Corned Beer Sliders

Cooking with beer is the ultimate way to celebrate beer and classic St. Paddy’s Day dishes. Here is a WINNER in our opinion. A fun spin on traditional Corned Beef. This is perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day party!

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566 days ago

Irish Stout Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

We don't need to tell you that The Beer Chicks love cookies. We also don't need to tell you that we love beer. What we may need to tell you is that we love baking cookies with beer. It makes us happy. It will make you happy. Try our recipe from our book The Naked Brewer: Fearless Homebrewing Tips,Tricks and Rule-Breaking Recipes for Dry Irish Stout Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. You're welcome.
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687 days ago

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Spent Grain Crust!

Pumpkin ales seem obligatory this time of year. We have a controversy within our Beer Chicks duo about this particular style, Blonde loves ‘em, Brunette does not. And within the beer community, people are split. But if you are a ‘yes’ vote in the Pumpkin Ale debate, try brewing one at home with real pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices!

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737 days ago

The Beer Chicks Rad French Onion Beer Soup

In Los Angeles, we Beer Chicks know that fall is here when the clouds come onshore all the way up to Beverly Hills and it finally starts to rain (read mist).  We know it by the crazy drivers who apparently only come out when it rains.  But mostly we know it by an intense craving for our special Rad French Onion Soup made to perfection with the addition of Flanders Red Ale!  
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884 days ago

Cosciotto di Agnelloa: Leg of Lamb Beer Chicks Style

We Beer Chicks both have deep Italian roots, and there's almost nothing more that we look forward to in the springtime than Cosciotto di Agnello, yummy Leg of Lamb!  Usually roasted, we like adding some love to this dish by braising and pairing the leg of lamb in Italian beer, making what we like to call Cosciotto di Agnello Alla Birra! 
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944 days ago

The Beer Chicks' Coq à la Bière

Let's just get it right out of the way that "Coq" means "rooster" okay?  Deal with it.  Moving on, one of our favorite dishes of all time is the delightful Coq au Vin, which means "Rooster cooked in wine."  Originally made from extra roosters that came poking around (if you catch our drift), this is French provincial cooking at it's finest.  And it's even better with BEER!

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1300 days ago

Left Over Corned Beef Rolls Recipe

Here's a great and unusual way to use your left over corned beef and cabbage, AND your left over beer (yeah right!)  The recipe is from The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs (Little, Brown; Fall 2008; $35). “Irish food has the image of being stick-to-your-ribs, heavy food — but this is a lighter and more delicate way of enjoying these ingredients that are ’soulmates’ together,” the authors say.
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1381 days ago

It's Wild: Peach Lambic Ale Cranberry Sauce

One of the main reasons that we Beer Chicks became Beer Chicks is because we value the authentic.  So come the holidays, one thing that we cannot abide (especially when it’s so easy to make) is the bastardized version of cranberry sauce, sold to you in a gelatinous mass in an aluminum can.  Sad face. 
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