Football Explosion

Football Explosion

Football Explosion It’s time for football! And that means Football Food. I love great appetizers and meals you can cook out on the grill for a football party or tailgate. And this Football Explosion is a great one… I’m calling it a Football Explosion. And it combines a bacon explosion and a jalapeño popper (cream cheese, jack cheese and fresh …

thai style grilled wings

Spicy Thai Grilled Wings

Spicy Thai Grilled Wings It’s hard not to love a good chicken wing, and today I have a recipe for my Spicy Thai Grilled Wings I want to share with you. This grilled wing recipe starts off with a dozen whole wings. You can substitute “party” wings if you want, but I prefer the whole wing because it seems to …

grilled hamburger recipe for super bowl

Grilled Hamburgers for the Super Bowl

Grilled Hamburgers Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and most folks will be firing up the grill. Whether you’re a Broncos or Panthers fan this weekend, I have two Grilled Hamburger recipes that you have to try. For these Grilled Hamburgers I start with 1lb of ground sirloin and 1lb of 80/20 ground chuck. The sirloin is lean and gives …

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Thighs Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Thighs

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Thighs Last year I did a series on Football Food, and this week I added a few more recipes. These are simple and quick recipes that are perfect for having folks over to the house to watch the game – or at a tailgate. This one is for Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Chicken Thighs and it’s a …

Smoked Meatball Sub

Smoked Italian Meatball Subs

Smoked Italian Meatball Subs This is a great football food recipe – my Smoked Italian Meatball Subs are perfect for parties or tailgates. And everyone loves a good meatball sub. To start, you need to make your Smoked Italian Meatball Subs. For my smoked meatballs I use: – 1lb Ground Italian Sausage – 1lb 80/20 Ground Chuck – 2 eggs …

Elevate Grill Review – Cooking Sausage & Onions on a Portable Gas Grill

I got the chance to try out a pretty cool like gas grill that would be perfect for tailgating. It’s called the Elevate Grill – and it’s about the size of a briefcase. You could take it anywhere. Since this is a travel grill, I decided to cook one of my favorite foods for tailgating: Italian Sausages. I was pretty …

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sausage

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sausage

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sausage Bacon wrapped anything gets my attention, and I thought that it couldn’t possibly be bad wrapped around a smoked sausage, right? Check out my Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sausage video: I started with store bought fully cooked smoked sausage cut in half. You can use any smoked sausage you like here. I know it would be great …

Super Grilled BBQ Shrimp Po’Boy

Grilled BBQ Shrimp Po’Boy For this Grilled BBQ Shrimp Po’Boy recipe, I’m taking New Orleans inspired BBQ Shrimp and turning it into one delicious Po’Boy sandwich with a BBQ Remoulade Sauce. When I think of Po’boy sandwiches I immediately think of New Orleans. It’s the poster sandwich for the city and you haven’t lived until you’ve tried one! Normally a …

Steak Skewers

Chimichurri Skirt Steak Skewers

Here’s a great recipe for a quick tailgate or football food. All that’s required on gameday is a hot grill the rest of the preparation happens the night before leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the game. Here’s what you need: 1-2lbs of skirt steak (flank steak or flat iron also make good substitutes) 18-20 wooden skewers for grilling …

Smoked Pig Wings

Pig Wings

Since the season started, I’ve been doing a weekly video on football foods. Well, this week I tried something that was brand new to me called Pig Wings, and they’re so good that I had to include them in a newsletter. The pig wing is actually a portion of the ham shank that has been trimmed and smoked (fully cooked). …

sausage and peppers recipe

Italian Sausage & Peppers Recipe

How to Grill Italian Sausage, Onions and Peppers There’s just no better football food than some Italian Sausages with peppers and onions. You can cook it all right on the grill… so it makes this recipe perfect for a tailgate. This grilled Italian Sausage recipe is easy. You can prep all your peppers and onions at home – and all …

beef bombs

Beef Bombs

I’m loving these Football Food videos. Love thinking about them, cooking them… and especially eating them. And these Beef Bombs I did this week turned out awesome. If you’ve ever cooked an ABT – basically a jalapeno stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped with bacon – then you know these dudes are good. What I did was take a flank …

sausage cheese plate

Sausage and Cheese Plate

This recipe is a staple around Memphis at any bar, tailgate or football party. If we’re having a get-together, there is going to be a sausage and cheese plate… it’s expected around here! Plus, it’s about as easy as it gets! All you need is some smoked sausage, cheese, a really great BBQ Rub and BBQ Sauce – I use …

smoked hot wings

Smoked Hot Wings

Smoked Hot Wings Hot wings are essential football food… and slow-smoking them is about the best way to enjoy them. And all you need are some chicken wings (I prefer the whole wings), some BBQ Rub and a great wing sauce. First you wash your chicken wings really well under cool water and then pat them dry. Next you come …