With the start of summer peeking out from under the dark covers of winter coldness, it’s time for some beer marinade.
By Jane Ariel
The strongest childhood memories of mine tangle lazy summer days with sandy toes and salt-soaked hair. BBQ’s and kompot masked the secret sips of daddy’s beer gulped down when everyones eyes were fixated on the star-studded sky.
Usually, beer marinade is mutually exclusive with shashlik, every Russian’s favorite summer dinner. But how can I say no to using it for my own selfish benefit? Lime flavored beer adds citrus tang to the plump and juicy bird boobies (did I really just say that?). With the start of summer peeking out from under the dark covers of winter coldness, it’s time for some beer marinade.
In my best attempt to combine a guacamole-esque chips n’dip with the grilled chicken lunch craze, I present you this salad. The creaminess of the avocado transcends any previous expectations and coats every surface around. Topped with a crunchy handful of tortilla chips, this makes me think: Guacamole who?Print
Jane Poretsky is a recent NYU grad & native New Yorker. She dreams of having her own cooking show one day; one where she humors you, and shows you how to make her favorite rustic dishes. From French pâté studded with pistachios, to silky spaghetti glossed in a yolky cream sauce, no recipe stone will be left unturned.