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Sean Paxton Talks Turkey

Brew Ha Ha Podcast

Sean Paxton, The Home Brew Chef, is back on Brew Ha Ha with Steve Jaxon and Herlinda Heras today. Mark Carpenter is away on vacation. Sean has several turkey recipes on his website. Each recipe highlights a different set of flavors but they are all for beer brined turkeys. The alcohol in the beer helps tenderize the meat. You can use all kinds of beer. He also suggests tangerines or other types of citrus. Last year he used Bear Republic's Racer 5 IPA and blood oranges in one recipe. Beers that have rich malts which have a little more sugars in them, work very well too.You can cook it in the oven, or other ways like sous vide, smoking, on the grill, or deep fried. Herlinda Heras mentions that you must follow precautions if you're deep frying a turkey, and Sean has all that information on his site with the recipes. There are dozens of recipes that use beer, including all parts of a menu, savory or sweet, even cookies and pies.Sean explains that they use a combination of water and beer. You will need from 6 to 12 bottles depending on your turkey. Sean teaches a wet brine, rather than a dry brine. The bath is flavored with vegetables and herbs. You can use a giant plastic zip-lock bag. Herlinda also mentions that you need to watch the temperature. First you warm the brine to mix the flavors, then you cool it with ice. Sean Paxton also has stuffing recipes, and even a Turduckin recipe (the famous Turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken).Sean Paxton is also featured in the award-winning documentary Beers of Joy on Hulu and Amazon and elsewhere.

9mins

21 Nov 2019

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AG Craft Beer Cast 6-30-19 Chef Sean Paxton

AG Craft Beer Cast

 My guest is Chef Sean Paxton Home Brew Chef we'll talk #BBQ #hotsauces & Beer.  News from Breakside Brewery Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Bear Republic Brewing Company Brauhaus Riegele and the confusing laws in NJ that won't allow dogs in breweries and so much more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

1 Jul 2019

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Home Brew Chef Sean Paxton

Brew Ha Ha Podcast

On today's show, Home Brew Chef Sean Paxton is back on Brew Ha Ha, to talk about cooking with beer, with Steve Jaxon, Mark Carpenter and Herlinda Heras. (Sean Paxton was last on Brew Ha Ha in June of 2017 and that episode is in the podcast for April 5, 2018.)At first, Steve is tasting a Bloody Mary that Sean has made, with beer. This one is using a beer from Anderson Valley made by Fal Allen. He uses Early Girl tomatoes that are locally grown, and about 9 or 10 different peppers. One of them is the Carolina Reaper, the hottest pepper in the world. It is 4 or 5 times hotter than a Habañero pepper. Sean  Paxton designed this Bloody Mary to go with his hot sauce, a Nor-Cal Mole. His hot sauce brand is Eat Beer Hot Sauces.Sean and Mark both agree that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Steve always says he has a can of Spam and a pickle for Thanksgiving. Sean goes to Bend, Oregon, to be with his family.Herlinda Heras asks Sean about his various projects that include the hot sauces, a turkey recipe that is popular on Google, his pumpkin pie recipe made with Old Foghorn Barleywine, which is featured on the Anchor website. He has also just made a feature film named Beers of Joy. Gravitas Ventures is distributing it and their final cut should be ready soon. It will be released in 50 languages in 90 countries for a 90 day theatrical release.Mark and Herlinda mention that Wilibees has the Brut IPA beer that will be featured on next week's show.Sean Paxton started cooking 25 years ago and was attracted to beer as an ingredient. He read a lot of books about brewing and he invited friends to taste his beer. He had extra beer and started cooking with it. Today, his website is an online cookbook, with scalable recipes and they are global, too, so they are easily converted from Metric to American/English measurement units. He has a lot of Thanksgiving recipes, including 12 different turkey recipes.Sean's newest hot sauce is actually rather mild. He won a second place award for a sauce with yellow Thai peppers with fresh tomatoes, which can have coconut milk added to make a curry or served alone.

13mins

1 Nov 2018

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Beer and Food Pairing with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #173

BeerSmith Home and Beer Brewing Podcast

Sean Paxton joins me this week to talk about beer and food pairings including hot sauce, BBQ and beer flavors in food. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

47mins

26 Jun 2018

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Beer and Food Pairing with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #173

BeerSmith Home and Beer Brewing Video Podcast

Sean Paxton joins me this week to talk about beer and food pairings including hot sauce, BBQ and beer flavors in food. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

47mins

26 Jun 2018

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Pairing Beer and Food with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #145

BeerSmith Home and Beer Brewing Video Podcast

Sean Paxton, aka “The Homebrew Chef” joins me this week to discuss the pairing of beer and food and how he plans entire multi-course meals around various beers. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

52mins

28 Mar 2017

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Pairing Beer and Food with Sean Paxton – BeerSmith Podcast #145

BeerSmith Home and Beer Brewing Podcast

Sean Paxton, aka “The Homebrew Chef” joins me this week to discuss the pairing of beer and food and how he plans entire multi-course meals around various beers. You can find show notes and additional episodes on my blog here.

52mins

28 Mar 2017

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Episode 98: Thinking Outside the Holiday Brew Box + Sean Paxton

Fuhmentaboudit!

This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, hosts Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett are talking brewing for the holidays and the winter as well with guest Bahiyyih Comeau of Brooklyn Homebrew and The Boilover. Bahiyyih shares her thoughts on brews that she has recently tried and chats about the successes as well as things that she might change in the future. She also gives details about using different techniques and holiday ingredients. After the break, Chris and Mary welcome Sean Paxton, The Homebrew Chef, to the show via phone to chat about beer brining turkey. According to Sean, the perfect time to put together the ideal beer brine is now! At the tail end of the show, Chris proclaims that it’s also not too late to put together a special brew for Thanksgiving with a few recipe suggestions. This program has been brought to you by Edwards VA Ham. “I just did a Gose using the German ale yeast, and that is totally happy to ferment down to 55 degrees, and it’s a nice, clean yeast with a lot of different applications.” [3:48] —Bahiyyih Comeau on Fuhmentaboudit! “Beer brining is a real interesting way to not only season the bird from the inside-out but also to guarantee a moist, juicy, succulent turkey that everybody’s going to rave about.” [19:33] —Sean Paxton on Fuhmentaboudit!

38mins

25 Nov 2014

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08-13-09 Sean Paxton, The Homebrew Chef - Basic Brewing Radio

Basic Brewing Radio

Sean Paxton, The Homebrew Chef, sits down with James and Steve after his National Homebrewers Conference presentation to talk about the philosophy of beer and food.

53mins

13 Aug 2009