archive for January, 2015

Recipe: Irish Cheddar Fondue

Chris Jensen · January 14

Irish fondue? You heard it correctly. OK, it's not really Irish; fondue is still and will always be at its core a product of the Swiss, but the incorporation of Irish cheese and beer will provide a fresh and delicious take on your fondue. This fondue is a bit more bold and robust than a Swiss/wine based version and makes a great compliment to a winter meal with a heavy meat (served afterwards, of course) and a hearty beer.

Makes 4-6 servings:

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I think I went too far with my homebrewing gear

Jeremy Short · January 2

I love to homebrew. And guess what? I haven’t homebrewed for the last four months. I have a long list of reason for that (work, children, school, etc), but that’s rarely stopped me before. What’s actually holding me back the most is that I’ve gone too far. My homebrewing gear and setup are weighing me down. It takes too long to setup. The brew day went from a couple hours to nearly six hours. Those are six great hours, but it ...

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