Obviously, the best part of the game– and it wouldn’t have taken much– was the football food. It was fantastic! I especially liked the Rissole, but the wings were pretty damned good, too. It was nice of Mr. Big Food to spare me barbecued wings. These, with a crunchy bread crumb and herb topping were
Sort of makes you nostalgic for the crappy olden days of carefree football, doesn’t it?
Everybody’s talkin’ about it! Is anybody really talkin’ about it? More to talk about! All via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More at the link!
Given the recent weather, you may have forgotten that The New England Invitational is coming up. Need recipes for football food? Here you go. A dozen delicious and simple recipes for apps & dips.
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Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
against all of the Officials’ Odds. Good for them!
This morning, over coffee, Mr. Big Food and I planned our day. Dogs– all of them– behind the range for their run. “Would you make French toast?” Mr. Big asked. Delighted. Dash of nutmeg and it was delicious. SEC Nation and ESPN are both in Atlanta today so tele-vision on in the kitchen as we
What a beautiful morning! Warmish & sunny. Whiffs of leftover fireplace smoke in a slight breeze. Later on, one of the neighbors had a burn pile going. Fall. Breakfast. Fried leftover mashed potatoes with onions, and a fried egg. Chatted with the Thanksgiving Orphan about one of his favorite authors, Will Durant. Pie Brunch was
A sheet of menu cards I’d like to draw your attention to a few things. First, appreciate how accommodating Mr. Big Food is with respect to menu planning. Something for everyone. ABCVegVGF. We had to make a separate stop in our Tuesday is tailgate shopping day to get GF bread. [No sides are listed b/c
and we have! Well, Mr Big Food, The Dean, and I have. The others are new to the game. But it went extremely well. Fast efficient setup. No major problems. Well, Mara thought her boyfriend had died in a car accident but he showed up alive at the tailgate. Far more people turned out than
Food is in the coolers. Truck is packed. Now we’re just sitting around waiting until it’s time to leave. Nothing like experience to hone one’s tailgating skills. Shirts courtesy of Dyed & Co. Link coming. UPDATE: And here is the link to Dyed & Co.
Back story: The Freshman reading was John Grisham’s Calico Joe which I haven’t read but which I hear isn’t all that great a book. It’s about baseball. The College of Arts & Sciences wanted to make this book a come together thing for the Freshman. In week two-three Freshman are disoriented, they are home sick,
Y’all come on down! Next Saturday, September 15th, for our first tailgate of the year. Bulldogs play the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns and the food is going to put the Cajuns to shame! A&S Tailgate located across the street from the MSU radio station. Can’t miss it. Tent says, “College of Arts & Sciences.” Mr. Big
On August 16, 2016 Daughter C and I opened up the back doors of the tailgate trailer. It was quite a sight! About 10 pounds of s*^t in a five pound tin can that gets incredibly hot in the Mississippi afternoon sun. (There’s a roof vent but none of us can figure out how to
The final item in the last course of appetizers for supper. My favorite! Entire apps for supper menu below the fold. SPINACH BALLS II Makes 7-8 dozen. “Freezes well.” 2 10 oz packages frozen chopped spinach, cooked, drained well, cooled Large onion, chopped fine 1 ½ sticks butter, melted 1 tsp garlic salt ½ tsp
Also served during the final course of apps for supper! entire menu below the fold. “May be prepared ahead of time.” —Celia Marks and the Editors of Southern Living Magazine, Southern Living Party Cookbook (1972) ASPARAGUS SPEARS ROLLED IN HAM Yield: 6 servings 18 canned asparagus spears ¾ C salad oil ¼ C wine vinegar
Thus begins the final course of apps for supper. The entire menu is below the fold. This was my contribution to Mr. Big Food’s famous appetizer onslaught. It’s very easy. BAKED GOUDA Gouda cheese Pillsbury crescent rolls Lay crescent dough out as a single piece/layer on baking sheet. Put cheese in the middle. Fold over
Being the 2nd round of appetizers for supper! Entire menu below the fold. Mr. Big Food “used more sausage in ratio to the sauce than the recipe called for.” That’s what he said, and having said that, he also said he cut down the recipe. CRANBERRY SAUCED SAUSAGES Serves about 16 2 8 oz jars