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 …

Bacon Wrapped Meatball Smoked

Bacon-Wrapped Meatballs AKA Moink Balls

Moink Balls are basically meatballs wrapped in bacon – and then rubbed, grilled and glazed. They get the name by combining MOO + OINK. These little bites of delicious are perfect football food because they are easy, quick and folks love them. And this right here is my version of them… To make these Moink Balls you need a few things: …

bbq nachos

BBQ Nachos

Barbecue Nachos are something you find at every football game in the south. And barbecue nachos are perfect football food. You’ve got to have some great pulled pork to make your barbecue nachos. You can re-heat some leftover barbecue (which is what we usually do for our football parties). Or you can cook it fresh and have it for people …

Caribbean Hot Wings

Caribbean Style Hot Wings

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your average chicken wing, I have a great recipe that I want to share with you. This is my take on a Caribbean Style hot wing cooked over charcoal. There’s nothing wrong with deep fried hot wings but the flavor that the grill gives these wings is much better, and it’s …

Buffalo Chicken Dip with a Smoked Whole Chicken

Almost everyone has tried or cooked a Buffalo Chicken Dip… and I have to say it’s one of my favorites. It’s perfect for football parties (especially the Super Bowl) . But the one thing I’ve always hated is the canned, processed bad-texture can chicken people use in this dip. If you really want to make this dip as good as …

Bacon Wrapped Buffalo Chicken Roll Ups

Bacon Wrapped Buffalo Chicken Roll Ups

This is a recipe that goes great for tailgate parties or when you’re having friends over for the big game. It takes a little prep time but the end result is well worth it. Here’s what you’ll need. 2lbs Chicken Thighs 1lb Bacon 8oz Cream Cheese 8 Jalapeno Peppers (whole) 16oz Hot Wing Sauce I used whole skin-on chicken thighs …