Though I’ve talked about my obsession with pretzels here on my blog, I don’t think I’ve mentioned how I also have an equal amount of love for thick cheese dip. The dip will be almost solid when it is cold. How easy it is to make Beer Cheese Sauce. Drizzle a little bit more into the pan and continue to whisk. Cheese mixture can be used as dip … Facebook, Twist ends and press down to finish shape (Image 2). When Fred Meyer asked me to develop a recipe using local, Northwest beer, my first thought was soft beer pretzels. If I’m at a pub (which is fairly rare nowadays, but it still happens) and there is an option for soft pretzels with cheese dip, I will order it. Eat the Love. Repeat two more times with the remaining cheese, until all the cheese is added. Turn heat to low and add shredded cheese, one ½ cup at a time, stirring continuously until cheese … Place the butter and flour in a large saucepan. He doesn’t just paint the lily; he bejewels and shellacs it, too. Just heat it until it melty and smooth. It’s traditionally Your email address will not be published. processor method of pimento cheese, the resulting dip is smooth, warm and rich. Mix well. Once the roux is made, you drizzle in the milk and beer, add "Mr. Lin, a graphic designer in San Francisco who writes the food blog Eat the Love, takes risks in nearly every one of the 150 elaborate recipes in his book. Heat the pan until the flour has dissolved into the butter and a paste has formed. I know you saw a glimpse of this cheese dip yesterday when I shared Soft Pretzels recipe. Halfway through the warming up, add a splash milk or half : It will still need 1-2 minute to dilute before serving as it gets thicker as it sits in refrigerator. He loves beer and cheese so this dip is sure to be a winner:). Stir over a medium heat Can be used both, or none based on preference. The cheese that is already pre-shredded is often coated with extra ingredients to prevents moisture from forming and to keep the shredded cheese from sticking together. Add milk, beer and Worcestershire sauce while continuously stirring. Join us: Weekly Newsletter, It will immediately be absorbed. Thank you so much for sharing!! Try to pick one (or a combination of cheese) that melts easily. Just a few simple swaps will make it perfect for kids. Soft Beer Pretzels with Beer Cheese Dip. Though I’ve talked about my obsession with pretzels here on my blog, I don’t think I’ve mentioned how I also have an equal amount of love for thick cheese dip. But also adds a subtle tangy creaminess that gives the dip an and half to thin it out a bit to get the dip to the consistency you want. TGI Fridays is a casual restaurant I love. So I thought, for the versatility of this cheesy dip.... it sure needed a separate spot in my recipe cabinet. You can use one or both - Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco to enhance flavor of the sauce. I’m hoping so. But if you’re looking for a non-alcoholic version of this dip, you can either substitute the beer with non-alcoholic beer, omit the beer and increase with the same amount of milk to compensate, or use apple juice/cider for a sweeter kid-friendly version. My friends, by the time pretzels are out of the oven, the bubbling hot cheese sauce is ready to serve. I go an extra-step and spice-up things a bit. Hi Tracy, ingredients such as Worcestershire or Tabasco, I use as flavor enhnacers. Great melting cheese that work well for this dip include: You can store leftover dip in the fridge for up to 3 days in I made it three times for different holiday gatherings and it was amazing! risk of making the dip grainy. Use a darker beer or if you prefer less intense then use pale ale or any lite beers. Like last year I shared Beer Braised Chicken Sausage with you.... it is still one of family favorite and often demanded when I have few beer bottles to spare. All contents and images are copyright protected. Designed by Savita Verma. For this batch, I only used Tabasco. For all content/post mentions with link back, contact ChefDeHome for permission. Ranch dressing mix flavors this easy dip packed with shredded cheese.