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Robin Asbell

Robin Asbell writes about food related topics, and enjoying life. Her prose and recipes have appeared in such diverse publications as Better Homes and Gardens, Taunton's Fine Cooking, Cooking Light, Mother Earth News and Vegetarian Times.

A simple Japanese-style Mignonette provides a tart accent to these out-of-this-world oysters.
A bit of mignonette sauce adds a sour note that brings out the sweet, nutty flavors in these precious ocean gems.
Delightfully rich and creamy risotto is accented by earthy, meaty, seared mushrooms.
Poaching sausages in beer gives them a nice browned, snappy skin and infuses them with extra flavor.
Adding beer elevates a simple chili to a rave-worthy one. Great with a hunk of cornbread and, of course, a beer.
Want a delicious, fresh baked bread without the kneading or rise time? Try this healthy and hearty beer bread.
This creamy, cheesy soup is made even better with beer. Sharp, mature cheddar is a perfect foil for a flavorful ale.
A Japanese favorite gets a beery twist. The bubbly beer gives the fried batter a lacy, shatteringly crisp texture.
Chocolate and stout were made for each other. This lovely cake pairs as well with a cup of coffee as a glass of stout.
Enjoy your beer with food, and cook with it too. Beer is a deeply flavorful ingredient to have in your culinary pantry.

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