Guinness pot pie

When Irish eyes (and pies) are smiling

Originally appeared in the March 17, 2010 edition of the Southside Times.

I used to joke with my friends that drinking a Guinness was like drinking a steak.  So for this week’s installment—and in honor of St. Patrick’s Day—I decided to make them a pair.  More after the jump: (more…)

Bacon, ale, and cheddar mac ‘n cheese

Say cheese…and more, please

Originally appeared in the December 09, 2010 edition of the Southside Times.

You might say I’m misappropriating the line from James Hilton’s Lost Horizon when I call bacon, beer, and cheese the “triple mischiefs” of this dish, but there’s really no other way to describe these distinct ingredients competing to be the hero in this recipe.  Quite honestly, they all win—both individually and in concert.  Read more here: (more…)

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Pork schnitzel


Originally appeared in the September 16, 2010 edition of the Southside Times.

The southside’s German American Klub recently closed their black, red, and gold curtains on their 36th annual Oktoberfest.  But this year’s official, Munich-based Oktoberfest runs from September 18 through October 3, and happens to be the bicentennial celebration.  Read more here: (more…)

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