Here are my articles on food and beverage. Most of my stuff on beer is at Ask the Beer Guy, but some I have left here for legacy purposes.

There are also cooking with beer and food pairing with beer on the beer site.

Cooking Lessons

Most of us get caught up with life and view cooking as a necessary evil, forgetting the joy that cooking can provide. Cooking isn't just pots and pans and a stove, many people enjoy baking or grilling. Whether you eat out 5 nights a week, or just want...
Cajun cooking

Cajun cooking

The terms "Cajun" and "Creole" seem to confuse many not from the region. As both of these types of recipes and styles originated in Louisiana, it can be confusing. Many people explain that Creole cooking involves a more classic approach to a recipe....
Cooking Asparagus The Fun And Easy Way

Cooking Asparagus The Fun And Easy Way

Preparation is the key when you're going to cook asparagus. There are several methods of cooking boiling, grilling, steaming, or roasting. The microwave is also a good option when cooking asparagus.  Cut the asparagus into sections and you can use it ...

Cooking competitions

How to Get the Upper hand at Cooking Competitions Every year hobbyists love to enter the various cooking competitions that take place around the country. There are many reasons to enter the contests from experiencing the excitement of competition, improving...
Cooking substitutions

Cooking substitutions

Lose Weight With Simple Cooking Substitutions Everyone talks about low fat cooking and how healthy it is. The good news is that recent dietary industry studies can help you when trying to lose weight and eat healthy. By learning about cooking substitutes...
For a traditional Irish-American meal try cooking corned beef

For a traditional Irish-American meal try cooking corned beef

Corned Beef Basics First seen in Irish-American households in New York's Lower East Side around the 1880's, Irish immigrants were looking for something that would approximate the Irish bacon from their native Ireland. They found a cheaper alternative...
Four ideas for cooking on a budget

Four ideas for cooking on a budget

Many people think that cooking on a budget can't be fun, but there are several ways to save money and make it work. A lot of people fell that their choices are limited when cooking on a budget and therefore don’t enjoy cooking. You can make cooking o...
Have fun cooking for one

Have fun cooking for one

My wife and daughter are away for the summer so I am back to cooking for myself on most days. Don't worry; cooking for one can be a very fun and satisfying way to cook. Even if you have a whole family there may be reasons that you are cooking for one....
Healthy Cooking Does Not Mean Eating Bland And Boring Food

Healthy Cooking Does Not Mean Eating Bland And Boring Food

Eating healthy should always be a priority. Healthy cooking can be accomplished by simply changing eating habits and changing the methods you use to cook. There is no need to cook bland or boring dishes, many options are available. Understanding the flavors...
Mexican food

Mexican food

By Jon Griffin Mexican food is popular everywhere you go, and for good reason. There is an almost infinite combination of Mexican dishes and ingredients. You probably have never had many of the food combinations before unless you live in an area...
Bread Stuffing

Bread Stuffing

Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing   #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print   Recipe Type: Side Dish Author: Jon Griffin Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 3 hours Total time: 3 hours 30 mins...
Crab Au Gratin

Crab Au Gratin

This crab au gratin recipe is a great way to use crab and wonderful in the summer or the winter. Beer Pairing: Many beers come to mind with this crab au gratin recipe. You could go heavy or light, personally, I would probably think about a crisp...
Nopales compuestos (Cactus salad)

Nopales compuestos (Cactus salad)

Nopales Compuestos or cactus salad is refreshing and nutritious. It is served all over Mexico year round. It is especially good in the summertime as a cool but satisfying salad. All of the mercados (markets) have multiple vendors selling nopales,...
Salsa Verde - (Green Salsa)

Salsa Verde - (Green Salsa)

  Salsa Verde - (Green Salsa) #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Sauce Author: Jon Griffin Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 6-8 ...
Making Hard Boiled Eggs - The Correct Way

Making Hard Boiled Eggs - The Correct Way

I wanted to make some hard boiled eggs today and figured I would do some research. Yes I know, you already know how to make hard boiled eggs. Well guess what, so do I. At least I thought I did. You see I have been making them different every time I...

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