Soups

Cheddar Beer Soup

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Happy new year, friends! I hope you all had a joyful holiday season and a little bit of time to relax. It's the new year so everyone is talking about salads and exercise again. Everyone but me, that is. I believe in the philosophy of "all things in moderation" so today I bring you a "moderately healthy" cheddar beer soup. This soup is so good that I made it in Omaha at my friend's house on new year's day, then again the next day at home.

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3 T. unsalted butter, divided
1 small yellow onion, finely diced
1 small red bell pepper, finely diced (any bell pepper will do)
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 T. all purpose flour
1/2 t. dried thyme
1 t. dried parlsey
1 c. wheat ale or pale ale beer
4 oz. light cream cheese
3 c. 1% milk
2 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1 t. hot sauce (I used Frank's)
8 oz. shredded white or yellow cheddar cheese (I have used both yellow and white and both are equally delicious)
In a medium soup pot melt 1 T. of the butter over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the remaining butter, flour, thyme and parsley and...
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Nutritions

Calories
405

Sodium
1769mg
73% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
18g
36% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV

Mezcal Negroni

2410

Simplicity & good Mezcal take the Campari cocktail, Negroni, from classic to iconic.

Mezcal Negroni:
1 fl. oz. Mezcal ( El Silencio Espadin )
1 fl. oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
1 fl. oz. Campari
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Stir with Ice & Strain
Pour into Rocks Glass
Garnish with Orange Peel


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Nutritions

Calories
0

Sodium
0mg
0% DV

Fat
0g
0% DV

Protein
0g
0% DV

Carbs
0g
0% DV

Fiber
0g
0% DV