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A Bird & Beer: Add Beer to Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes

There are dozens of ways to add craft beer to traditional Thanksgiving recipes. Here are a few of our favorites you should try.

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Chocolate Stout Baked Mac n’ Cheese

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Chocolate Stout Baked Mac n’ Cheese

This über cheesy mac n' cheese is made from your favorite stout and five different types of cheese, including Gorgonzola, which pairs wonderfully with stouts.

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Basic Brine with Beer

Perfect for the cooler months, this basic brine with beer is an instance where the power of beer can be highlighted during the cooking process. Brining is salt's ability to denature proteins, causing some of the muscle to unwind and swell. The brine then gets trapped in these proteins and when cooked, the liquid binds to the muscle creating flavor pockets and a juicier result.

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Chipotle Ale Cornbread Muffins

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Chipotle Ale Cornbread Muffins

Just when you thought cornbread couldn't get any better, Taylor Takes a Taste kicks it up a notch by adding Rogue Chipotle Ale. The hint of heat from the beer is the perfect complement to this hearty dinner standard.

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Rosemary and Feta Beer Biscuits

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Rosemary and Feta Beer Biscuits

This simple recipe for beer biscuits made with your favorite American lager is a great addition to your beer recipe arsenal. To add variety in flavor and texture, experiment with different cheeses, beers or even nuts!

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Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

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Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

New Belgium Brewing's Ranger IPA lends a light citrus flavor to these mashed potatoes while the basil adds nice color and aroma. These make the perfect side dish to accompany a hearty dinner.

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Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday!

Tacos make any day better, but especially Tuesdays. Beer is a popular addition to many fish batters as the carbonation creates a light and airy batter that perfectly highlights the light and flaky texture of fish.

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Ain’t No Thing But a Chicken Wing

There are entire restaurants devoted to the chicken wing for good reason. It's time to break out one of these recipes and try making your own and using craft beer in the recipe.

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