"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Beverages and Wine > Alcoholic Drinks
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-14-2008, 07:17 PM   #1
Sous Chef
 
BBQ Mikey's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 750
Guinness Appreciation Thread

Its my favorite and deserves its own thread. I like a Guinness thrice weekly if all is going well.

I also saw a cool recipe for Guinness Onion Soup.

4 cloves garlic
2 large onions
1.5 Guinness Cans
4-5 cups Beef Broth.

Saute 4 cloves garlic (minced) in 2 Tbsp. olive oil, just enough to flavor oil.
Saute onions for 3-5 minutes until golden.
Introduce Guinness to the pot, reduce heat to medium.
add 4-5 cups beef broth and heat to high.
Transfer soup cups with toast and melted cheese (provolone or cheddar)
Broil to melt cheese, serve hot.

__________________

__________________
"wok-a wok-a"
BBQ Mikey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2008, 09:27 PM   #2
Head Chef
 
Jeff G.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,352
Hobo Stew..

Toss a bunch of coursed cubed veggies(potatoes, carrots, celery, cabbage, turnips, etc) in a big can. Add piles of cut up smoked sausages, italian sausages, etc. Cut corn on the cob in half, toss those in. add water, salt pepper, hot sauce and quite a few bottles of Guiness, cover and boil for a few hours. The last time I did this we used a 35 gallon trash can(new).

tastes great..
__________________

__________________
Jeff G. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2008, 10:02 PM   #3
Head Chef
 
GrillingFool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: usa
Posts: 2,223
Drink Guinness. Read cook book. Burp with satisfaction!
;)
Actually, Guinness is my preferred beer for my chili.
__________________
GrillingFool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2008, 11:17 PM   #4
The Dude Abides
 
TATTRAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bermuda Native in D.C./NoVA
Posts: 5,324
Send a message via AIM to TATTRAT Send a message via Yahoo to TATTRAT Send a message via Skype™ to TATTRAT
guinness ice cream

guinness truffles

guinness marinated, coffee rubbed skirt steak

Hurt knee, headache, stress...GUINNESS apply internally!
__________________
flickr
TATTRAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2008, 01:09 PM   #5
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Culpeper, VA
Posts: 5,806
I guess I'm a purist here - I like my Guinness for sipping only - particularly out on the deck or out on the porch swing or on the sofa watching tv or in bed reading a good book. . . . .
__________________
BreezyCooking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2008, 01:20 PM   #6
Executive Chef
 
YT2095's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Just left of Europe and down a bit.
Posts: 3,875
Send a message via MSN to YT2095
Me, I just drink it every Tuesday lunchtime for 2 hours between Chem lectures.

and at 2.10 a pint (esp for center of Town) that`s a Fantastic price! (it`s over 3 quid anywhere else).

needless to say I spend a tenner every tuesday :D



no lectures today though, so I kinda missed out :(
__________________
So long and Thanks for all the Fish ;)

YT2095 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2008, 01:30 PM   #7
Executive Chef
 
Hoot's Avatar
Site Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: The edge of the Great Dismal Swamp
Posts: 3,308
Guinness is mighty good!! One of my favorites!! I only occasionally am able to get to anything resembling an Irish Pub. But the Guinness in the grocery stores around here suffices nicely.
__________________
Hoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2008, 03:14 PM   #8
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Berlin, Germany
Posts: 196
I actually didnt like guinness at first. Tried it a few times, couldnt acquire the taste. Then I went to the guinness brewery in Dublin and found it fascinating. If any of you have ever been there, you know that it is a long tour with a nice climb up a bunch of stories. At the end, you get your "Free" guinness (part of the admission ticket). I can tell you, after walking that much, I needed a beer. And since that time, I have loved Guinness.

Interesting story I learned while at the brewery/museum: Arthur Guinness had signed the famous 1000 year lease, but after awhile, Dublin got ticked off because the brewery was using too much water from the Liffey (river). The city told the brewery to shut down, or else. Guinness said no. The police came armed to the gills, while all the employees were guarding the factories with pitchforks and hoes...the police backed off and havent bother them since. Legend? Perhaps. But I taste that defiancy in every drop regardless!
__________________
flukx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2008, 03:43 PM   #9
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 35
Guinness, oohh, Guinness. I have loved the Stout for many moons. I can do without the Draught version though.

Guinness ice cream, now that sounds YUMMY!!!
__________________
simpleisgood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2008, 07:09 PM   #10
Master Chef
 
SierraCook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Sierra Valley, Northern California, USA
Posts: 5,580
I have always wanted to make Mish's Guinness Meatball recipe.

I have a favorite Sierra Brewfest Beer Bread recipe that you could use Guinness in. It is very quick and easy to make. Perfect for a week night when you don't want to spend forever in the kitchen.
__________________

__________________
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt
26th president of US (1858 - 1919)
SierraCook is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.