MK’s Sweet Upslope Beer Bread
Makes 1 loaf
Prep: 5 minutes, Bake 55 minutes
3 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 can Upslope Pale Ale
1/4 cup butter, melted
Stir together the first three ingredients and pour into a lightly greased 9×5 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Pour melted butter over tops. Bake 10 more minutes. Let cool in the pan for a few minutes and then remove from pan onto a cooling rack. Serve warm with honey.
Chili-Rubbed Steak and Upslope IPA Pairing
2-12 ounce beef rib eye or New York strip steaks
1 TBSP chili powder
1 TBSP olive oil
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano, crushed
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
Trim fat from steaks. Place steaks in a shallow dish. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon spice mixture over steaks and rub all that goodness in with your fingers. Cover and mainiate in the fridge for one hour. Grill the steaks for 12-15 minutes depending on your tastes, flipping halfway through. Cut steaks into serving size pieces and crack an Upslope IPA for each steak served.