March 17, 2013
Fresh bread has a way of transforming any meal into something special, but add cheese… and beer… and you have something to get really excited about. Combine that with the fact that this bread takes only minutes to put together and it is hard to come up with an excuse NOT to make the bread.
Cheddar Chive Beer Bread is moist, cheesy, oniony goodness with just the right amount of tang from the beer. A quick brush of butter over the top before baking makes for a crunchy buttery crust. Any kind of beer will do. I have made this with everything from a light pale ale to a rich Guinness. Keep in mind that the more flavorful the beer, the more of the beer taste will come through in the finished loaf. The alcohol however cooks off in the process, so do not hesitate to serve this up to the kids. My kids love it! Read the rest of this entry »