March 12, 2014

In our upcoming Cooking with Beer workshop, we’ll enjoy this Beer & Artichoke Dip with fresh made Barley Cheddar Crackers.


16 oz. artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
1 shallot, finely chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1 ½ cups shredded Parmesan
¼ cup beer – blonde, wheat or sweeter pale ale
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
½ cup dried spent grain or panko bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine artichoke hearts, shallot, mayonnaise and Parmesan. Fold in beer and spices.
  3. Transfer to oven safe baking dish. Top with dried spent grain (or panko).
  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve with crackers or toast and enjoy.