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Grilled Cheese & Beer: Celebrating the Finer Things in Life

Grilled Cheese & Beer: Celebrating the Finer Things in Life


Grilled cheese is the most perfect food in the world. And paired with the right beer there is nothing better. Now a brewer and a chef have teamed up to bring together these wonderful combinations in a uncommon cookbook.

Grilled Cheese & Beer is a masterwork of culinary collaboration. Combining an extensive knowledge of beer making, food, and good humor, authors Kevin Van Blarcum and Eddie Davis have created a very special collection that will thrill sandwich lovers everywhere.

Inside Grilled Cheese & Beer foodies will find over 50 one-of-a-kind grilled cheese sandwich recipes, perfectly paired with craft beers designed to draw out the full flavor of each ingredient.

A sampling of the recipes and beer pairings include: Bacon Me Crazy paired with Stone Brewery’s Arrogant Bastard, The Nature Boy Ricotta Flair paired with Moosehead Lager, The Big Kahuna paired with Hell or High Watermelon, Dia de los Quesos paired with Modelo Especial, The Ham of La Challah paired with Briney Melon Gose, Johnny Apple Cheese paired with Angry Orchard,  Muenster Mash paired with Stella Artois, Funky Bâtard paired with Unibroue La Fin du Monde, and Turkey in the Rye paired with Keegan Ales’ Mother’s Milk.

Grilled Cheese & Beer is spiced with wit and a passion for all things grilled cheese and beer, with easy-to-follow instructions that make it perfect for any skill level.  Enjoy the finer things in life with Grilled Cheese & Beer.

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Kevin VanBlarcum is a brewer at Keegan Ales in Kingston, NY. After graduating from the University at Albany, he began pursuing a career in the brewing industry. Born and raised in the Catskill Mountains, Kevin currently resides in Pine Hill, New York.

James Edward “Eddie” Davis has honed his skills as a chef from Brooklyn, NY to the Catskills. Eddie fell in love with the culinary arts and began to hone his skills at a local favorite, The Caboose.





Written by Kevin VanBlarcum & James Edward Davis
978-1-57826-653-1, $16.95 paperback
978-1-57826-654-8, $12.99 eBook

New from Hatherleigh Press.
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