McThankheavenforbeer: Mike’s Murphy’s Irish Stew

I don’t know how you feel about Guinness.  I like it, but I really like Murphy’s Irish Stout.  So I re-created an Irish Stew using Murphy’s rather than Guinness.  I love to eat this and drink it with its base beer.  The result? Well, judge for yourself.  Here’s the recipe (of course, proportions are adjustable): [...]

Sour Beer Soup

This past week, my wife, Andrea, had some vegetables that we needed to use–some arugula and radish leaves (yes, the tops of the radish are edible).  We recently became part of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) group that supports local farmers who produce organic foods (  The co-op supports sustainable local practices.  Believe me when [...]