Beer Ganache- Three Variations So Far

A recipe for beer ganache from Frederick, Maryland personal chef and caterer Chris Spear


Vanish Brewery

A visit to Vanish Brewery in Lucketts, VA where they’re serving delicious beer & BBQ

White Spice Boilermaker

I’ve been fixated on the idea of a boilermaker. While there are a few interpretations, I like to think of it as a shot of liquor in a pint glass, topped with a beer. What if that shot was actually a mini cocktail?

Charleston: Thanks for the Memories

I’ve been back from Charleston, SC for almost a week now, and I’m just getting around to going through my pictures. We had a great time, and ate a lot of great food. Here are a few of the places we ended up. The Glass Onion McCrady’s Edmund’s Oast Martha Lou’s Two Boroughs Larder Xiao… Continue reading Charleston: Thanks for the Memories

Beer and Old Bay Beurre Blanc

What would a Chesapeake Beurre Blanc look like? I wanted to take a traditional Beurre Blanc and adapt it to our region. Local Frederick, MD beer was used (Flying Dog’s Underdog Atlantic Lager) instead of wine. It was reduced with shallots, lemon juice and Old Bay, which was the only herb/spice/salt component. Cream was added… Continue reading Beer and Old Bay Beurre Blanc