Chop & Brew – Episode 02: Makin’ Bacon

In this episode of Chop & Brew, our buddy Drew shows us the basic steps of how to make your own bacon. These include curing/brining, rinsing, dry-rubbing, smoking, slicing and cooking. Oh, and of course – eating! [Original postdate: March 1, 2013] Related Links: Downloadable episode version at Vimeo Drew’s Bacon-Three-Ways Bacon 101 Epic Meal

Chop & Brew – Episode 01: Two Reds are Better Than One

In this inaugural episode of “Chop & Brew,” host/producer Chip Walton brews two very different red ales in tribute of homebrew legend Charlie Papazian on his birthday. [Original postdate: February 15, 2013] Related Links: C&B 01 on Vimeo The Return of O’Rojo Spiced Irish Red and Bama Dynasty Crimson Ale The Joy of Homebrewing by