Week 3: England

Grease fest
Grease fest

“Oh shoot 1 gallon of frying oil isn’t enough to do this right. Do you think you guys can get another gallon of plain old vegetable oil?” -Sergio

OH YES, yes we can. Week 3 and we’re on to England where I hear the food usually comes in one color- fried. I’m going to realllly tip my hat to Sergio this week as Bill and I were driving down from Tahoe and didn’t have time to prep something ahead for dinner. BUT we were able to pick up some very important and very British sustenance- beer. Bill and I stopped in two Tahoe Breweries to fill up two different growlers. In case you are my father and don’t know what a growler is (even after showing it to him he was still confused), it is a vessel to hold the magic potion of beer. Please see picture below for clarification. California actually has had but it’s hazy, an odd law stipulating that breweries may only fill beer in a growler bearing their own logo. This leads to certain people hoarding numerous growlers in their home. I’m not naming names or anything. In Truckee, at 50/50 we found a nice, thick English style beer called Donner Party Porter. Seeing as we were about to stuff ourselves silly, I believe the name suited the occasion. Just up the road at their tasting room, we picked up a seasonal IPA from Tahoe Brewing Company. Both styles of beer originated from England. Continue reading