Super Bowl of Food Easy Recipes for Everyone
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Red Onion Marmalade
This ain't for your toast! This "marmalade" is the perfect match with grilled big fish, lamb, cheese or a touch for your salad! Red onions, raisins and pine nuts in a caramelized balsamic vinegar! What could be better? Another Silver Great Taste Award Winner from Mark at Hawkshead.
The Super Bowl of Food
There are many great factoids, true or not, about the Super Bowl and the food that goes with it. And, whether or not you watch, participate or enjoy Super Sunday, it doesn’t mean that you can’t join in the communal fun by eating on what has become the Super Food Bowl!
Did you know that more avocados are eaten on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day? It's not actually true. There is another holiday that eats more; about 160 million avocados will be consumed on Sunday the Fifth of February this year! And something like 112 million slices of pizza will be eaten.
) told me that on the day of the big game people eat: baby back ribs, chicken wings, steaks, sausages, chili (think chili cook-offs),
of all kinds (Rick has some 8 variations of wieners and dogs!), and, of course,
. And everyone buys them on Saturday. No reason to plan....
Over the course of the day, some 156 billion calories will be consumed!
Even if you don't watch, you can watch your health by eating
with our secret ingredient. It's healthy because the
provide almost 20% essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, B-Vitamins, Vitamin E, and folic acid. As a nutrient booster, avocados help the body absorb fat-soluble nutrients, and are full of rich, unique flavor. And though we don't have
right now, you should be able to find California Avocados at your local market.
Some really easy recipes to bring to the party or eat at home with a good cookbook;
It's all about the crush of the right ingredients. Jesse, who has the knack for making things taste good, had a
ready and ripe, but no tomato. So, he found a "red" substitute. And what a change it made! The best guacamole we have ever had! Include
Mama Lil's Peppers
of any heat, and it will change your guacamole for life!
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Beef and Lamb Sliders
Not for the faint of heart, or those with a troubled heart. These sliders are full of flavor, with lots of heart stopping fat. Mix equal parts ground lamb and ground beef with salt and pepper to taste, add in a small amount of diced
Mama Lil's Peppers
. Coat your favorite cast iron pan with 1/3 cup of
; cook your
to add flavor to the fat; remove the bacon and add your slider patties. Cook to your own perfection. Light pink in the very middle is my preference; remove from the pan to drain. Place the patty on a small bun, then crack an egg straight away into the oil in the pan; sparkle and crackle and then pull the egg and top with the bacon and then top with relish!
are perfection when it comes to relish.
Remember the revival rage in the 80's of baked potatoes topped with sour cream, chives and bacon crumble? Then it turned into adding anything leftover in the kitchen on top and it had it's own category on the menu! I really liked those potatoes! The best way to make them is to lop the top, pull the potato out of the skin, mix in your favorite ingredient, like
, put it all back in and then top with bacon and sour cream. To mix it up, try a little
Red Onion Marmalade
. Any relish mixed in, or
, is the perfect combination. Not too much as you want the hot potato to wrap the relish, not the other way around!
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Bacon Wrapped Dates:
With a pair of needle nose pliers, all you need is Medjool dates, some bacon,
, and an oven of some sort and Bob's your uncle!
Bacon Wrapped Dates!
Megan's weird stuffed rolls.
Take pre-made frozen pop-up rolls, like Pillsbury, and before baking them, slice open the top, spoon in
and every guy in the world will love it, or so she says. Try it and let us know!
Some final Super Bowl myths:
(Super Bowl Indicator) depending on which team wins the stock market will be up or down for the year.
That the city sewers fail at half-time is the one I really like. It's not the sewer overflowing, but the massive action that causes it!
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Etruria is in the house!
One of the finest vinegars we have ever seen. Using local Lambrusco wine grapes, makes this a rare vinegar indeed.
It jumps off the spoon with the punch of vinegar but quickly dissipates as the flavor rolls across your palate with a sweetness. I don't mean sugar sweet, but a wine like sweetness. Where some vinegars make a pronounced statement, this one comes across as a refined, complex, and very friendly.
From the moment your mouth is exposed to the flavors, you find yourself trying to describe and explore the nuances that this vinegar has.
We are now offering a way to sharpen your favorite knives. (Sorry not for online customers.) Every Wednesday the knives will be picked up and returned on the following Saturday.
Cooking Classes with Chef Lauren
Cooking the Winters Farmers' Market
with Chef Lauren Feldman. Come join us.
This Weeks Recipes
Traditional Hummus Recipe
Marion Burros has the classic recipe in her book "Cooking for Comfort". Though she might not have been intending it for a Super Bowl bowl, it's perfect.
Pasta Kalamata olives and Feta
Greek Kalamata olives are rich and fruity, and make this Mediterranean-style recipe truly decadent.
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Healthy Oil, Love this Lard, Sipping Vinegar
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