Posts Categorized: Food

Small Brewer Federal Excise Tax Bill Reintroduced in Congress

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Breakside Brewery in Milwaukie, OR.  Photo courtesy of newschoolbeer.com.

  With the 113th Congress underway, the Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies—announced the reintroduction of H.R. 494, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) in the House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation, which… Read more »

Winter Farmers Markets

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  The folks at Stanziato’s Wood Fired Pizza in Danbury posted a fun, off-the-cuff video on Facebook the other day of the flourishing greenhouses at Holbrook Farm in Bethel, Connecticut. Despite the snow and chilly temps outside, their was a warm, lush landscape of herbs… Read more »

UK Style Home Brew Competition

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  Monroe, Connecticut’s homebrew supply store Maltose Express and Stamford’s Coalhouse Pizza have joined forces in creating a UK style home brew competition.  The deadline for entries is Saturday, February 16 (you’ve got one month, get brewing!) and all styles from the UK will be… Read more »

Chicken Noodle Soup

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  Wow, do I know a lot of people who are feeling under the weather right now. I’m trying to stay ahead of it with religious hand washing and, quite frankly, just staying away from anyone who has even the slightest sniffle. I have much… Read more »

The Craft Beer Blow-up

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The beer aisle at DeCicco's in Brewster.

  This past December, The Brewer’s Association issued a statement defining what it means to be an American craft brewery along with a call for transparency in beer brand ownership.  The statement has set off significant backlash in the beer world as traditional and multinational… Read more »

No Soak Beans

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  I tend to be a slacker when it comes to planning meals ahead of time. I typically open the fridge or the pantry and whip up dinner based on what’s inside. This habit is probably also why nine times out of ten I use… Read more »