Category: Cooking Together

Welcome to the Family Business
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Welcome to the Family Business

It’s here! Family Business Beer Co. is open! And we’re so proud of our dear friends!

Just outside of Austin in Dripping Springs, Family Business Beer Co. is on the most beautiful property. Surrounded by live oaks in stunning Texas hill country, the space is fabulous, and the decor is sleek and contemporary. The atmosphere is friendly and comfy–you’ll definitely want to come hang with your friends and families.

There are seven different beers to choose from and more recipes in the works! You got your Cosmic Cowboy IPA (Jess’s fave), Grackle imperial stout, and The Fox rye lager…. and

I have to say, I love a good etouffee
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I have to say, I love a good etouffee

Etou–what?

I have to say, I love a good etouffee.

A crazy popular Cajun dish, etouffee has been around for at least 70 years. It’s traditionally made with crawfish, but I like mine with shrimp. The word etouffee is French, and literally means “suffocated,” as in, that shrimp got suffocated in a big vat of flavor. The dish is chock full of veggies in a tomato-based sauce and crawfish smothered in. It’s sort of like a seafood stew. The tomato sauce is a contended addition to the stew: it’s said that real Cajun etouffee doesn’t include the stuff, and that