Have you ever heard of Beer Cheese? I’m guessing if you’re not from Kentucky, you probably haven’t.
Beer cheese is a served in local restaurants as an appetizer. You can also find it in grocery stores, but it tends to be pretty expensive. The spread is smooth, very cheesy with a small amount of spice. It’s good on crackers, carrot sticks and celery sticks. It’s made with a small amount of flat beer.
If you’re looking for a fun dish to have for Derby Day (May 3 this year), consider this easy appetizer. (But don’t forget about Kentucky Nut Pie, which is a Derby classic!)
You will need a food processor for this recipe. I don’t have one, so I borrowed from a neighbor. I think they were happy with getting some of the Beer Cheese in exchange.
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