Gameday Grub

  • If you're in the mood for something thick, rich, and hearty, Chef Aaron Bowers' spare rib sauerbraten will hit the spot.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Sauerbraten

    If where you live is anything like where I live, it’s official: The chill in the air means it’s fall, which means it’s time to retire the grill to the garage...

  • If you are tired of pork or beef sausage, give this savory Lamb Merguez a try on game day.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Lamb Merguez

    Welcome to Week 4 of the NFL regular season. As we all know, one of the more traditional gameday foods is sausage. Whether it be something as simple as a hotdog...

  • Need something quick, easy, and most importantly, delicious for gameday? Try Chef Aaron Bowers' spicy grilled salmon filets.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy salmon fillets

    It’s Week 3, and most of us have a lot of great football to look forward to as our teams fight it out for a chance to make the playoffs. For...

  • If you're itching to use your goal one more time this month, give Chef Aaron Bowers' zesty chicken spiedies a try.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Spiedie

    Regardless of how Week 1 of the NFL regular season treated you and your team last week, this week brings us another chance at gridiron success and good food. Let’s turn...

  • Hungry? Chef Aaron Bowers wonders why you aren't grilling his delicious kiwi short ribs already.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy short ribs

    Opening weekend of the NFL season is finally here. Yeah, I know the season already kicked off on Thursday night, but let’s not kid ourselves — that wasn’t much of a...

  • Any good cook knows that spicy beef kabobs taste best when grilled over a charcoal flame.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy kabobs

    Welcome back to the kitchen! There seems to be some confusion surrounding this series, so for those of you who are new here allow me to explain the point of these...

  • Chef Aaron Bowers' tasty tzatziki sauce goes well with hot, fresh pita bread or bagel chips.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy dips

    And we’re back! After a long offseason without NFL football, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. The preseason is upon us and the regular season...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy tomatoes

    Welcome back to the kitchen, kids! Today we are featuring sausage and peppers rotini salad, brought to us by site contributor and regular commentator Michael Gabelbauer. We will be dressing up...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Shepherd’s Pie!

    Now that the Thanksgiving Day tryptophan has wore off and you have laid the beat-down on that old lady for the last Black Friday Furby, it’s time to turn your attention...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare Thy Wassail!

    I can hear the question already: “What is a Wassail?” Well, in short, a Wassail is an old English tradition. It is a spiced punch similar to a hot apple cider....

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Croquettes

    Groggy grub Now you’ve gone and done it! You’ve overslept and with the game just an hour away, there is no way you’re going to get a decent meal ready for...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare Thy Halibut

    After a surprise bye week, we are back in business. I know you missed me — don’t lie. We are going to get back into the swing of things and get...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy pasta — Chicken Riggles

    Chicken Riggies With the cold grip of winter descending upon us, we probably won’t be seeing the sun for weeks on end. It’s easy to feel a little blue every now...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Angus — Irish beef stew

    Soup’s on! We’re going to be breaking out the old soup pot once again this week, only this time we will be making a delightful Irish Beef Stew. This stew features...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy soup!

    Soup’s on! As we sit huddled beneath our blankets trying to avoid the cold, we will stay inside to cook our beloved gameday fare. While most gameday refreshments are of meaty,...

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy pork 2 — grilled pork chops

    As the days get colder and shorter, we will be heading outside one last time for the year before packing away the grill and welcoming winter to our midst. For Week...

  • You haven't had steak until you've tried Chef Aaron Bowers' sizzling Angus surf-and-turf. It's the perfect complement to some hot football action.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Angus — surf and turf

    With the Indian Summer upon us, we are blessed with warm weather and it’s time to cook out once again. Let’s head for our favorite cooking appliance, the grill. After three...

  • If you're looking to try something new for Week 3, fire up the grill and make this elegant cedar plank salmon filet.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy salmon

    Can you hear it? Can you feel it? Can you smell it? Game day is coming. It’s almost here! And what’s that you say? You have nothing on the menu yet!?...

  • If you're looking to live on the leaner side of life, Chef Aaron Powers has just the recipe for you. Try this delicious marinated pork tenderloin for your next gameday gathering.

    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy pork!

    Well, kids, it’s that time again. Game day is here and the menu is on our minds. Today, like last week, we are going to take advantage of the dwindling grilling season....

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    Gameday Grub: Prepare thy Angus

    All right, kids, kickoff weekend is underway and the real games about to begin. It’s time to think about the important things, like “What the heck are we going to eat?”...