DIY Graham Cracker and Beer Mega Dinner

11 Aug

Some nights call for a light dinner.  If you find that a sound proof room, punching bag, and serious kickboxing gear is still required after yoga:  Lost Coast Brewery Tangerine Wheat Beer and graham crackers are your friends. Below I walk you step-by-step through making DIY Graham cracker and Beer Mega Dinner.  If you carefully follow each step the first time, next time is as easy as riding a bike!

figure 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 6-pack Lost Coast Brewery Tangerine Wheat beer (note: if you feel like feeling crappy, choose another beer.)
  • 1 pkg. Graham Crackers

Materials:

  • “Church key” or other beer opening device
  • paper towel
  • your fingers
  • a bad attitude and/or irreconcilable ennui

Preparation:

  • Beer:
  • Open
  • Drink
  • Note:  I use the old school device pictured to the right. This dazzling piece of airtight construction was procured straight out of my father’s silverware drawer where the not fine not silverware resides.
  • Graham Crackers:
  • Open
  • Crack off a graham
  • Eat
  • Repeat

Suggested presentation: See figure 1, above. Use paper towel to wipe a clean spot on the table, then place graham on clean spot. Place beer nearby.

Final Note: for these particular evenings, I prefer using crappy lighting (see photos). It accentuates the overall feeling of crappiness so that the flavors of the meal really pop.

Bon Appetit! Buen Provecho!



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5 Responses to “DIY Graham Cracker and Beer Mega Dinner”

  1. Kathy August 12, 2010 at 7:41 pm #

    May I add a side dish suggestion? Peanut butter goes well with so many things I think it would be good with this dinner….you don’t even need silverware, a clean finger would suffice.

    • heatherfrendo August 12, 2010 at 10:18 pm #

      Oh Kathy, it is as if you live in my brain. Peanut butter is such a perfectly perfect and easy side dish! Why didn’t I think of this? You’re so funny. Suggestion taken! ~Heather

  2. Chloe August 22, 2010 at 3:34 am #

    You are hilarious! This is a great post 😀 😉

    • Heather Frendo August 22, 2010 at 4:49 pm #

      Hi Chloe! So glad you stopped by. Thanks for the link to your poem, “Enormity of Conformity”. So, so, true. Thankfully resisting the flock is worth it! ~Heather

      • Chloe August 23, 2010 at 1:22 am #

        Hey girl – thanks for taking a look at that poem…yes, resisting the flock IS worth it – and LOTS of fun!! ha ha

        Have a great week!! xx

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