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Alaskan Smoked Porter Curried Carrots
Salads & Side Dishes
1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch lengths
2 cups toasted pecans
12 ounces Alaskan Smoked Porter
1 stick butter
4 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons curry powder
dash of cinnamon
Cook carrots in boiling water until tender, about 10 minutes; drain and rinse.
In heavy pan, combine all ingredients except carrots and pecans. Bring to a boil, then simmer until reduced to a heavy cream consistency. Add carrots over low heat tossing enough to coat with sauce. Garnish with whole or chopped pecans.
In Babylonia 4,000 years ago, a bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink for a month after the wedding. Mead is a honey beer, and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which eventually came to be known as the honeymoon.