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How to Make Snowman Ornaments Out of Beer Bottle Caps December 11, 2017 13:54 1 Comment

A cheap and easy DIY project for the beer lover in your life!!  Every beer lover needs a Beer Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament this holiday season. Read more...


Does Beer Really Soften Your Skin? Beer Buster's Edition September 12, 2017 10:22 2 Comments

In this weeks episode of our Beer Buster's Edition, we really see if beer bathing is all that it's cracked up to be (in the form of a beer pedicure!)

Want to learn how to use beer in other ways besides drinking and cooking with it?

Click HERE to find out how beer cleans jewelry! 


Can Beer Really Polish Jewelry? Beer Buster's Edition August 11, 2017 11:25

This week on Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife, we begin our Beer Buster's Series.  This week... we put the beer myth: "Can Beer Really Polish Jewelry?" to the test!

We hope you've enjoyed today's video!  Join us next week as we find out if beer gives a better pedicure than water!

Please leave a comment below on a Beer Myth you would like us to "BUST!"

Cheers! 

 


We Are Going To Beer Bust! Join us on Fridays! August 07, 2017 21:40

Join us on Fridays to Beer Bust!  We will put beer to the test.  Can you clean your hardwood floors with it?  Can you polish your jewelry with the bubbly?  Are there more uses for beer than just drinking it? We'll find out!


Crockpot Chicken Pad Thai Made with Beer May 26, 2017 00:00

In this episode of Confessions of a Homebrewer’s Wife, we turn beer into food….  because we’re magic like that!   May I introduce (drum role please) Crockpot Chicken Pad Thai Made with Beer! 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 -2 pounds chicken breasts

  • 3/4 cup canned coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup of favorite beer

  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ( to taste)

  • 1/3 cup chopped peanuts, for garnish

  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

  • Rice, rice noodles, or lettuce leaves, for serving

Instructions

  1. Arrange chicken breasts in the bottom of a large slow cooker. Add coconut milk, peanut butter, garlic, honey, soy sauce, lime juice, rice wine vinegar, and red pepper flakes over chicken.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or HIGH for 3 to 4 hours (or until chicken is tender but not overcooked, depending on the strength of your slow cooker). Reduce slow cooker temperature to WARM. Remove chicken from slow cooker, cut into chunks, and shred. Return shredded chicken to slow cooker to allow it to absorb sauce and heat through.

  3. Serve chicken and sauce over cooked rice, cooked rice noodles. Garnish with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro.

We hope you enjoy!

Cheers!


3 Signs That You Live With A Homebrewer May 19, 2017 00:00

In this episode of Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife, we dive deep into the topic of how to identify 3 signs that you live with a homebrewer!


Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife: Vocabulary Lesson - Mashing and Wort May 01, 2017 00:00 1 Comment

On this episode of Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife, I discuss Mashing and Wort in the Home-brewed Beer process.  Leave your questions and comments below!

Need tips for brewing with kids?  Click HERE!

Cheers,

 


Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife: What's Up With Hops? April 11, 2017 14:15 2 Comments

In this episode, we discuss everything I've learned about hops; how they grow, what they do to beer, and how to use them in other ways! 

I'd love to hear how you use hops! 

 


Confessions of a Homebrewer's Wife: Three Ways To Involve Kids On Brew Day March 24, 2017 00:00

Brew day is a family event around here and the kids love to be involved.  Believe it our not, there are things they can be involved with:

They mill the grains, add the ingredients, and even taste the wort. They certainly have a blast.  These brew days create many memories. They allow our family to slow down from the hustle and bustle of life, and enjoy one another while making great beer!

We'd love to hear how you involve your kids on brew day!

Cheers!

 

 


Confessions From A Homebrewer's Wife: What Does Brewing Beer Mean? March 17, 2017 00:00

I'll be honest, as a homebrewer's wife, I often get lost in the process of brewing beer. From the recipes to the equipment, I get a little overwhelmed. So, I've decided to start a support group for the significant other of the homebrewer.  Brewing beer (especially as a family) is one for the coolest things.  Because it's an all day affair, it allows us to unplug and spend time together. But there are definitely issues that arise (such as storage issues, waste issues, etc.) that I would love to discuss with others.  If you find yourself in a similar situation, please join me on this journey... I'd love to hear your thoughts on this great hobby!

Cheers!