Sunday, January 24, 2010

Chocolate chip porter beer bread

3 cups flour
3 tbsp sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 bottle beer (I used Kona coffee porter)
1 cups chocolate chips

1. Mix together dry ingredients
2. Add beer
3. Add chocolate chips and bake at 375 for 1hr.

This was delicious!!! Good use of the porter beer.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

1 garlic bulb
1 1/2 cup milk
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp olive oil
5 potatoes
1 onion
chicken stock
1 hunk of parmesan
1 tbsp butter

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees
2. Cut top off of garlic bulb and drizzle olive oil over top. Wrap in aluminum oil and bake for 30 min.
3. Add butter to pot, once melted add onion and thyme. Cook until translucent.
4. Add potatoes, chicken stock, parmesan and then smoosh out the garlic. Cook for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
5. Blend the soup and add milk. Cook until heated through.

Adapted from this recipe.

I made it with some cheese bread! The soup was quite delicious!