Dijon Stout Soft Pretzels

Baker Bettie Breads, Game Day, Savory, Yeast Breads 1 Comment

Looking for unique GameDay food for your Super Bowl party? These Dijon Stout Soft Pretzels are a show stopper! Beer and mustard are the quintessential flavors to pair with pretzels. Why not put those flavors IN the pretzels?!  This article was originally published in the January 2015 Edition of VRAI Magazine.  My creativity in baking has always come through classic techniques. Once I become confident with the basics I feel free to experiment and push the boundaries. With “the big game” fast approaching I was inspired to take the iconic flavors of game day food and reinvent them.  I love to present common flavor combinations in a …


Oven Hickory Smoke Ribs

Baker Bettie Game Day, Pork, Savory 4 Comments

Learn how to make oven smoked ribs! No smoker required. These ribs come out tender, fall off the bone, and are packed with smoke flavor!  My husband has recently become a BBQ junkie.  It all started with a local place in my hometown, Roy’s Pit BBQ.  It is insanely addicting and I think it is at least 95% of the reason he was so agreeable to having our wedding in my hometown. So, since right now Sunday is football day in our house, I decided to make some game day food.  These are quick and easy homemade ribs done in the oven with …


Beef Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary Mayo

Baker Bettie Burgers, Game Day, Savory 10 Comments

Ground brisket sliders with caramelized onions and rosemary mayo on sweet hawaiian rolls. Perfect game day food! I am a Food Network junkie and Tyler Florence is one of my favorites. Ever since I saw his episode “The Ultimate Burger Bar” I have been wanting to try out some of his ideas. The first thing that caught my attention was that he used ground brisket instead of ground beef, claiming that it makes the “ultimate” burger. WARNING: butchers think you have no idea what you are doing, and in my case refused to do it for me, when you ask …