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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Free Range Honey Kolsch BBQ Sauce

Kalona Brewing Company Honey Kolsch Style Ale: Kalona, Iowa BBQ sauce….The undisputed king of all American style sauces that has claimed thousands of garments, millions of napkins, and caked an army of fingernails. And we still can’t get enough. How could we ever be mad at something adorable. I mean tasty. Well, the kitchen of… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Free Range Honey Kolsch BBQ Sauce

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Chocolate 3-Oaks Whiskey Pots de Creme

  3-Oaks Distillery Limited Release Whiskey: Holy Cross, IA In the days when I had to write menus on a daily basis, I had to keep the entree descriptions short but make sure they stood out to the customers. The desserts were a different story. Go on as long as you want when it comes… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Chocolate 3-Oaks Whiskey Pots de Creme

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Shrimp Pizza w/ a River Pilot Vodka Bloody Mary Sauce

River Pilot Vodka: Mississippi River Distilling Company-LeClaire, IA It’s a great day for pizza. That makes it everyday for the past 30 years I’ve said that. Luckily through the years I’ve come up with a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to making my favorite kind of pie. Tonight we explore what the… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Shrimp Pizza w/ a River Pilot Vodka Bloody Mary Sauce

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Odessa Yellow Watermelon Granitas

Rose Wine: Odessa Vineyards-Wapello, IA The summer is winding down and we still have Labor Day weekend coming up that will yield a lot of camping trips, swirls around the lake, and tailgate parties! Delicious melons from Iowa and all over the Midwest are still in season and you can head to the North Dodge… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Odessa Yellow Watermelon Granitas

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Millstream German Pilsner Marinated Chicken Wings w/ a Sweet & Spicy Mustard Glaze

German Pilsner: Millstream Brewing Company-Amana, IA And who loves chicken wings? We all do! And with the help of Millstream Brewing Company, we have a fabulous way to cook them. Just in time for all those fresh ideas you’re needing for football season coming up. Ease up on the Pinterest for a little while and… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Millstream German Pilsner Marinated Chicken Wings w/ a Sweet & Spicy Mustard Glaze

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Mango-Coconut Shake

Rye Whiskey: Cedar Ridge Distillery-Swisher, IA We couldn’t resist! This amazing Rye Whiskey was screaming to be used for dessert and we answered the call. Just a few simple ingredients and we made a delicious shake using a homegrown Iowa spirit. Sweetness of the Rye meets the richness of another Iowa favorite. Blue Bunny Ice… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Mango-Coconut Shake

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Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: BBQ Pulled Pork w/ a Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Pineapple Sweet Onion Spread

  Rye Whiskey: Cedar Ridge Distillery-Swisher, IA Let’s make sure we do this one right. This Rye is smooth and has a comfortable slow burn going down. Easily one of the best whiskey’s being produce in the state of Iowa. Now let’s bring ourselves to cook with it. I know you want to secure this… Continue reading Iowa Recipe Quest-Cooking With Iowa’s Brews, Wines, & Spirits: BBQ Pulled Pork w/ a Cedar Ridge Rye Whiskey Pineapple Sweet Onion Spread