I’ve said it before (for instance, here) but it bears repeating: Thanksgiving is my favorite American holiday. I love everything about it, from the mythology to the mashed potatoes; from my family’s adherence to our culinary traditions (like this regional requisite) to the outlandish reinterpretations I’ve encountered elsewhere (like this ghastly gallinacean); from the nearly non-secular… Continue reading Sacre Bleu! The Best French Beers for Thanksgiving May Be Made in America
This week at Scribbleskiff represents a variation on the theme of a cherished childhood bus-ride boredom-killing song. There aren’t actually 99 bottles of beer lined up on the wall — it’s more like seven. But we are taking down what we have, one bottle at a time, and sharing the contents, virtually, of course, with… Continue reading Bottle #2: This Stillwater Runs Deep
When I started this blog a year ago or so, one of the first things I wrote about was my experience trying to find the right beer to go with a dinner of cheese quesadillas, salsa, and my wife Amy’s fresh guacamole. It was a non-event, really, held on an ordinary Thursday, with no particular… Continue reading Oh Me, Oh My, Oh, What Beers Should We Drink-o on Cinco de Mayo?