The unique flavor components of beer – the malt, yeasts, bitter hops, and the like – are pretty unique, and can’t really be mimmicked using other ingredients. Which means: You should cook with it. Like, as an ingredient in the dish, not just sitting in the pocket of your barbecue apron. Cool Material has assembled a solid list of twelve from around the web, including sweet baked goods, beer-battered cajun fries, braised brisket, and kabocha squash beignets. Really.
Find links to all the recipes at Cool Material: WEB’S BEST: RECIPES WITH BEER