GROCERY LIST: Cornish Hens on Hay

Serves 6

6 (1 to 1¼ pound) Cornish game hens, thawed

Kosher salt

Handful of winter citrus (blood oranges, tangerines)

1 bunch fresh thyme

Cracked pepper

Olive oil

24-ounce bag Timothy hay

2 bottles crisp beer (312 Urban Wheat Ale)

To serve: Star Anise Cranberry Sauce (ingredients below)


1 (12-ounce) bag of fresh cranberries

¾ cup sugar

2 star anise

1 cinnamon stick

1½ to 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier

Pairing Matilda (Goose Island) or Orval

Recipe: Cornish Hens on Hay