Mr. Big Food was in substitution legal mode for our Football Food menu! We had had a roast a few days back. And no one sells those little party rye breads in town so we used crackers. And he just warmed the meat up in a saucepan. Good nevertheless. HOT STEAK CANAPES Beef strip sirloin
Seriously good. Mr. Big Food made about half of the recipe. TEXAS CHICKEN WINGS Makes about 32 appetizers ½ C flour 1 envelope (1/3 C) taco seasoning mix 3 lbs chicken wings, wing tips removed, remainder cut at joint (about 32 pieces) 6 Tbsp butter 1 C tortilla chips, crushed fine Preheat oven to 350o.
A Big Food Favorite. Mr. Big Food substituted cut up sausage for the franks. “Bite-size pieces of frankfurters, coated in a tomato soup mixture of peppery seasonings go well with cold fruit punch.”—The Creative Cook (1978) APPETIZER PARTY FRANKS Makes about 4 cups ½ C onion, chopped fine 1/3 C bell pepper, chopped fine 2
football food remains! It was tremendous. Nothing fancy but very tasty. Perfect for game watching– provided you have a good supply of napkins. Recipes coming up.
This was part of our Football Food spread. It went very nicely with the Cheese Chili Corn Squares. Served it over lettuce for last night’s salad. Frugal!
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
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.
As has been our habit for many years, we eat Football Food on BIG GAME days. And as The New England Invitational is this coming up Sunday, we will be eating Football Food– appetizers and such eaten before, during, and after the BIG GAME. Here are some links to great Football Food recipes: Recipe: Veggie
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
Continuing on though the first phase of apps for supper, we have here Cheesy Beer Salsa dip in a small crockpot. For your reference next time you want to do apps for supper, here is the entire menu from beginning to end: Cheese & crackers Fresh cut up veggies Variety of sour cream dip (we
Long time readers know that we sometimes have apps for supper– especially if there’s something on the telly that would interfere with our making a real supper. Such was the case last Sunday, Super Bowl L Sunday. Mr Big Food schedules things such that the appetizers come out in waves, the first wave typically being
Serve with Freetos! To veganize, use vegetarian baked beans, omit cheese, bacon, and Worcestershire sauce. Recipe below.
Left to right: vegan–vegetarian–meatatarian Recipe below.