Fried Panko Razor Clams, Grilled Romaine Hearts with Fried Capers

I hadn’t seen razor clams available in a long time, so when I saw them – I grabbed them. I made the Fried Panko Razor Clams, Grilled Romaine Hearts with Fried Capers which I hadn’t done in forever.

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I went with a bottle of the collaboration beer from De Garde and Jackie O’s called With Friends Like These – a wild ale brewed with late harvest muscat grapes and aged in oak barrels.


Korean Porter Skirt Steak, Shigumchi Namool, Gamja Jorim

I wanted to try out the Korean Porter Skirt Steak that I found on The Beeroness website. The Shigumchi Namool and Gamja Jorim had dome previously with the last time I did the Bo Ssäm.

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I had a hard time deciding what to have with this, so I went with a bottle of El Cuatro – aged in brandy & whiskey barrels to age for over a year – from The Ale Apothecary.

Honey Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Green Beans with Mémére’s Mac & Cheese

Since we had already done Thanksgiving back in August and we weren’t going to be able to get together until the Saturday after… I just went with “The Classic“, something easy that I know everyone loves.

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I wanted to do a side by side comparison of two wild fermented beers that were brewed with honey – Jester King‘s Bière de Miel and The Ale Apothecary‘s Honey Ferment Sahalie.

Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables, Braised Kale with Shallots & Gouda

I have been wanting to re-visit these two recipes: Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables and Braised Kale with Shallots & Gouda. Plus, I wanted the chicken carcass to make some stock.

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I had two bottles that I have been saving for this meal: Funky Roots – a beer brewed with parsnips – from Mollusk and The Commons [R. I. P.] Farm-to-Market which was brewed with white sage.