Here’s a great idea: stockpiling beer for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s the perfect meat tenderizer, batter component, glaze, sauce, you name it — beer is a very versatile ingredient you should always have on-hand. Who are we kidding? You always have it on-hand, and so do we. Here are 10 ways you can share it with your food. One sip for me, one sip for stew. Repeat.

Bonus dessert recipe: Belgian White Beer Cookies with Orange Icing

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