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Cheddar Ale Wings

Cheddar Ale Wings

2 ½ to 3 lbs. chicken wings or drums
2 Tbsp. onions, finely diced
8 Tbsp. butter
4 Tbsp. maple syrup or honey
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning

Preheat oven to 400°F. On a large baking pan, arrange chicken in a single layer. Bake until chicken is golden-brown, about 30-40 minutes. Meanwhile, sauté onions in butter until soft. Add syrup and vinegar and cook on high heat until thickened, about 2 minutes; whisk in seasoning. Remove chicken from oven and toss with sauce to coat. Return to oven and bake another 5 minutes.

Cheddar Ale Smashed Potatoes

Cheddar Ale Smashed Potatoes

2 lbs. small baby red potatoes
6 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
4 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper, optional

Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush large baking sheet with 1 Tbsp. oil. Add potatoes to a large pot of water; cover and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes, drain well. Place potatoes onto baking sheet, using the bottom of a cup, carefully smash the potatoes until flattened but still in one piece. Combine remaining oil and seasonings. Brush each potato with mixture, saving half for later use. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove potatoes, gently turn over and brush with remaining oil mixture. Bake for another 10 minutes, until hot and crispy.

Cheddar Ale Biscuits

Cheddar Ale Biscuits

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
¾ tsp. cream of tartar
4 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
½ cup extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
¾ cup butter
1 cup milk

Preheat oven to 450°F. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, cream of tartar and seasoning. Using a mixer, add in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. Make an indentation in the middle of the flour mixture and add milk all at once. Using a fork, stir just until mixture is moist. Roll dough out onto lightly floured surface. Knead dough until it holds together. Pat dough until ¾ inch thick. Cut dough with 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place dough circles 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 10-15 minutes. Makes 12 biscuits.

Cheddar Ale Sauce

½ cup sour cream
½ cup mayo
1 to 2 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

Combine ingredients and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving. Great topping for baked ham or sandwhiches

Herb Buttered Corn on the Cob

Herb Buttered Corn on the Cob

1 stick butter, softened
1 to 2 tsp. Halladay's Seasoning (suggestions below)

Combine ingredients; let sit 30 minutes. Brush cooked corn with herb butter; salt and pepper to taste.

Suggested seasonings:
Cheddar Ale, Garlic Chipotle, Harvest Ranch, Maple Habanero, Barbecue Rub for Chicken & Ribs

Cheddar Ale & Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Cheddar Ale & Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

1 lb. pasta shells, cooked
4 Tbsp. butter
3 rounded Tbsp. flour
1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
2 Tbsp. honey
2 cups milk
4 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree
2 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided

Melt butter in a large skillet. Whisk in flour and for 1 minute. Whisk in chicken stock and simmer until reduced, 3- 5 minutes. Whisk in honey followed by milk and seasoning. Cook, stirring often, until thickened; whisk in pumpkin. Stir in 2 cups of cheese; salt and pepper to taste. Stir in pasta. Pour into a 13x9-inch casserole dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and bubbling.

Cheddar Ale & Bacon Cheeseball

Cheddar Ale & Bacon Cheeseball

2 slices bacon, cooked and diced
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
1 (8 oz.) bar cream cheese
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 to 2 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning

Mix bacon and walnuts together, set aside. Combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese and seasoning mix until well blended. Chill until firm. Shape into a ball and roll in bacon and nut mixture.

Cheddar Ale Pretzel Ball

3 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 (8 oz.) bar cream cheese, softened
4 oz. pretzels, crushed

Combine all ingredients except pretzels. Let chill 2 hours. Roll in pretzels.

Super-Crispy Asparagus Fries

2 Tbsp. olive oil
½ cup flour
2 to 3 Tbsp. Halladay's Cheddar Ale Seasoning
1 cup plain breadcrumbs
1 ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
1 cup parmesan, grated
2 eggs, beaten
1 lb. asparagus, trimmed

Preheat oven to 425˚F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with lightly greased parchment paper. Combine flour and seasoning in a re-sealable plastic bag. Combine breadcrumbs, panko and parmesan in another re-sealable plastic bag. Working in batches, coat asparagus with flour mixture, then egg, then panko mixture; transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake, turning once, until crisp, 12-15 minutes.