Jul 27, 2012 8:30 AM
If we use beer in our curry chicken recipe, are we still consuming empty calories? Maybe, but we don't mind as much as we used to. The Gourmet's Guide To Cooking With Beer: How to Use Beer to Take Simple Recipes from Ordinary to Extraordinary ($15), by Alison Boteler (really?), shows us how to utilize our ales, lagers, and stouts for more than just guzzling. Thanks to its clear directions and inventive recipes, we have a feeling we'll be enjoying beer in our meals as well as with our meals!