Friday, March 8, 2013

Pork Chops are Drunk

Who drank the first beer is unknown. Beer is the first alcoholic beverage known to civilian.

Historians theorize that humankind's fondness for beer and other alcoholic beverages was a factor in our evolution away from a society of nomadic hunters and gathers into an agrarian society that would settle down to grow crops, and drink.

Nearly every culture developed their own version of beer using different grains. However, hops the main ingredient in modern beer beverages was not used in brewing until 1000 AD.

4,000 years ago in Babylon, it was an accepted practice that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son in law with all the mead or beer he could drink. In ancient Babylon, the calendar was lunar based… based on the cycle of the moon. The month following any wedding was called the "honey month" which evolved into "honeymoon". Mead is a honey beer and what better way to celebrate a honeymoon.

On January 24, 1935, the first canned beer, "Krueger Cream Ale," was sold by the Kruger Brewing Company of Richmond, VA.
Research Source: About

Super-fast recipe. These pork chops with beer will be on the table in no time.

Pork Chops are Drunk
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6 boneless pork chops
1 (12 oz.) bottle beer (I used cerveza)
salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon oregano
 2 bay leaves

Place pork chops in a plastic resealable bag.

In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Pour marinade over pork chops, and seal the bag. Marinade in refrigerator for at least 4 hours and up to 24 hours.

Preheat broiler. Lightly spray a broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place pork chops on pan, and discard marinade. Season pork chops with salt and pepper.  Broil for 8 to 10 minutes, until pork chops are cooked through, and no longer pink in center, turning once. Enjoy!


  1. I bet they taste delicious. I love cooking with alcohol it always gives a great flavour. Have a good weekend Diane

  2. I always say "Cerveza es Miveza!"


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