“Super Bowl 50” menu

The 2016 Super Bowl, aka Super Bowl 50, is set to kick off February 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Football season is here! One of my favourite times of the year – no, not for the football…for the snacks, snacks and more snacks. Snack foods galore. Any excuse to make a meal out of snacks, appetizers, dips ‘n beer. Does life get any better? Here are 5 Big Game Party Recipes you’ll love…

“Super Bowl 50” main course demo

‘One take’ Cooking Videos so forgive any faux pas & yes I know that I talk too much at times!
PS: If you’re enjoying the ‘Menu Mood Music’, please remember to pause or mute it before watching this Main Course Demo—unless you’re really into multi-tasking!

“Super Bowl 50” recipes

Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: 3-4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or beef (Sirloin is a good cut for kebobs or chose your favourite cut) 3⁄4 cup beer...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: --Chicken tenders ½ cup shelled pistachio nuts ¾ cup dried bread crumbs (or panko bread crumbs if you prefer) 4 boneless, skinless...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: 4-5 Portobello mushrooms, washed 4 yellow Spanish onions, sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup...
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Kitchen Confidence Rating Scale: Budget Rating Scale: --Wings 2 pounds chicken wings Olive oil, for drizzling --Super Bowl BBQ Wing Spice Blend 2 tablespoons coriander seeds 2...
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Enjoy a big plate of extra crispy, extra loaded potato skins in no time! This game-time favourite is hard to resist. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a crispy potato skin loaded with bacon...
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“Super Bowl 50” music playlist

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Some music to get you in the mood!
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“Super Bowl 50” menu shopping list

Quarterback Fully Loaded Bacon Stuffed Potato Skins with Sour Cream ‘n Chive Dip (and of course a side of apple sauce)

  • 8 (3-inch-long) Russet potatoes (about 2 1/4 pounds), scrubbed and thoroughly dried
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (I use half sharp cheddar and half mozzarella)
  • 8 strips bacon, cooked until crispy, and crumbled
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • Applesauce (if you prefer for dipping)

Fullback Finger Lickin’ Baked BBQ Wings with Blue Cheese Dip (a ‘must’ at a Super Bowl party)

  • 2 pounds chicken wings
  • Olive oil, for drizzling

Superbowl BBQ Wing Spice Blend

  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • ½ tablespoon dried basil
  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablspoons kosher or sea salt
  • ½ -1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (your call)
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground coffee (pick your favourite)

Dipping Sauce

  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, such as Roquefort or Danish blue
  • 2 tablespoons spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Tight End Manly Grilled Portobello Mushroom ‘Burgers

  • 4-5 Portobello mushrooms, washed
  • 4 yellow Spanish onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 cups Gouda or cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 bunch romaine lettuce, finely shredded
  • 8 small dinner rolls (or 24-inch whole grain baguette, sliced into 8 equal portions)

Wide Receiver Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders with Chipotle Mayo

  • ½ cup shelled pistachio nuts
  • ¾ cup dried bread crumbs (or panko bread crumbs if you prefer)
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (or chicken tenders – approx. 32 ounces each – wing it, pun intended)
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Chipotle Mayo Dipping Sauce:
  • ½ chipotle pepper* in adobo sauce, plus ¼ teaspoon adobo sauce (to taste – yep, it’s very spicy)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice

Linebacker Grilled Chicken or Beef Beer Kebobs

  • 3-4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or beef (Sirloin is a good cut for kebobs or chose your favourite cut)
  • 3⁄4 cup beer (your favourite)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • cracked pepper