Cold Weather games

Unfortunately in Lexington, Kentucky there are more cold weather games than I care for BUT…IF you have the right food (and drink ;o) that helps! Start with a new version of an old favorite. Trust me it won’t last long on your tailgate table. AMPED UP...

FAVORITE APPETIZERS (OR PREGAME FOOD!)

BACON-WRAPPED CHICKEN BITES 8 chicken tenders, flattened and cut in two, or boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes3-ounce package softened cream cheese1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped8 slices bacon, cut in half Dab 1/2 teaspoon (more or less) of cream...

October football means “Mexican” theme

It was a cold but beautiful day in Lexington, KY when we decided to host a Mexican themed tailgate party for about 30 people. Don’t want to be slaving over food, so this menu (as most of mine) are intense in the preplanning stage, so that when the actual...

SEPTEMBER FOOTBALL GAMES IN THE SOUTH

It’s September in the South, therefore it’s hot. That’s all there is to it – one needs to hydrate, and my husband would probably prefer not to grill in early September.  That’s the weather for cold shrimp (marinated or not), fabulous...

AN EVENING GAME IN THE RAIN 10/24/09

We headed back “home” to Lexington, Kentucky to watch our son play for UK in a chilly October 24th game vs Louisianna Monroe at 7PM.  We won the game, and we absolutely froze, but we ate delicious food before and after. MENU: Sis-in-law Sarah’s...