Beer Bread

Beer Bread is one of the quickest bread recipes out there, with a distinct flavor and an awesome moist texture.

Beer has rising agent in it already, but most store-bought beer will not have enough of it to make the bread rise; for this, most beer bread recipes include baking powder, which reacts with the beer to lets the bread rise and develop air pockets. Because of this process, Beer Bread is certainly a ‘quick bread’ – the recipe consists of mixing the dry ingredients together, then mixing in the melted butter & beer, then baking right away. There are no rising times or kneading.

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Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie combines the best of both worlds: the even slices and crust of the Apple Pie and the delicious crumb topping of the Apple Crisp.

Many, including me, prefer making apple crisp when they are in a rush – this can be solved by purchasing frozen pie crusts and thawing them ahead of time. However, some also make apple crisp for the sole reason of that sought-after golden crunch: the brown sugar and oats Crumb Topping that layers Apple Crisp and probably gives both of its names; the American name “Apple Crisp” and the British “Apple Crumble.”

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Homemade BBQ Sauce

This BBQ Sauce has a fringe of spicy tang and a balancing sweetness. Caramelized onions are blended into the mix, giving the sauce a bit of a smoky taste.

There’s not right or wrong when it comes to adjusting ingredients; what you add more or less of depends on your desired end result for different tastes.

Don’t be afraid to use the little bit of hot sauce listed in the ingredients; it is an addition that brings more to the flavor but remains mild enough for anyone, being a very small amount.

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