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    Smoky Garlic Beer Cheese

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs

    8 hrs

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    EdsGirlAngie's Note:

    Even though I'm a closet Easy Cheeser, I like to make my own dips and spreads, and this is my favorite cheese spread. It's good and smoky and tastes great on saltine-type crackers, whole wheat crackers, and with crunchy sesame breadsticks. Prep time includes "sitting time".

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, mix cheeses together.
    2. 2
      Beat in beer to make a creamy spreading consistency.
    3. 3
      Add garlic salt, Tabasco, Liquid Smoke and chili powder.
    4. 4
      Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
    5. 5
      Take out of refrigerator about 1/2 hour before serving.
    6. 6
      Garnish with crumbled cooked bacon if you wish.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 06, 2009

      45

      I couldn't get a creamy spreading consistency no matter how much I beat it, and I doubt that's possible without heating the cheeses to melt the cheddar. I tried just gently warming in the microwave. When that didn't work, I put everything in the top of a double boiler and gently warmed until blended. What I'd suggest for making this, if you want a creamy texture and not bits of cheese suspended in spread, would be to combine the cheeses and warm over a double boiler until just melted and blended, then remove from the heat and cool slightly, then add the other ingredients. I would also suggest starting at 1/4 teaspoon of liquid smoke and increasing it if you want more -- 3/4 gives it a degree of smokiness that steps on the other flavors somewhat, I think. That's a matter of taste, though, and the flavor combo of this spread is great. It also seems like it could serve as a good jumping-off point for other flavors that go well with cheese: for example, a fairly strong beer and some whole-grain mustard instead of the liquid smoke and garlic and tabasco. I'm going to have fun experimenting with this one!

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    • on November 29, 2004

      55

      I loved this!! Cream cheese dips are my weakness & this was a good one!! I will definitely make it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Smoky Garlic Beer Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (408 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 499.9
     
    Calories from Fat 378
    75%
    Total Fat 42.0 g
    64%
    Saturated Fat 26.5 g
    132%
    Cholesterol 132.3 mg
    44%
    Sodium 676.8 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.7 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 25.3 g
    50%

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