Step Up Your Tailgating Game with These 10 Recipes

November 17, 2013 at 10:35 AM | Posted in Delish | Leave a comment
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Here’s some recipes and ideas to Step Up Your Tailgating Game with 10 Recipes! Another good one on the Delish web site. The link is at the bottom of the post.


Step Up Your Tailgating Game with These 10 Recipes
The game is on and you need crowd-pleasing tailgating grub. Look no further. Food & Wine has lined up 10 winning bites that will score a taste touchdown by going just a bit more gourmet than the standard pre-game fare.

For more game-day snacks try these cheesy nachos, wicked wings, or brilliant burgers.


Double Cheeseburgers, Los-Angeles Style

Roy Choi‘s burgers look like the American classic, but get an Asian twist with toasted sesame seeds in the mayo and fresh shiso leaves on top of the lettuce…..


Bacon-and-Egg Pizza

This over-the-top breakfast pizza features crisp bacon, custardy scrambled eggs, and two cheeses — Brie and mozzarella. It’s a perfect snack for the first game of the day….


* Click the link below to get all the recipes. *

Before the Turkey: 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

November 16, 2013 at 9:02 AM | Posted in Delish, turkey | 1 Comment
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From the Delish web site its 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes! I’ve left the link to get them all at the bottom of the post.


Before the Turkey: 23 Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
Thanksgiving feast running late? No problem! Tide them over with these amazing Thanksgiving appetizer recipes like sweet onion dip, salmon mousse, or fried herbed almonds.

Looking for ideas for the main event? Try the Thanksgiving menu from Food & Wine or the ingenious make-ahead Thanksgiving menu from Real Simple.


Beet, Cheddar, and Apple Tarts

Thinly sliced beets add beautiful color to these small tarts, just the right size for appetizers. Use store-bought puff pastry for the rounds……


Herbed Hummus

This year, revamp party food with recipes that make it easy to have the gang over and allow you to enjoy time with them. Jazz up purchased hummus with a combination of fresh herbs that add bright flavor to this green dip……


* Click the link below to get all the recipes and ideas. *

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Grilled Buffalo Meatball Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

November 6, 2013 at 10:03 AM | Posted in bison, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Grilled Buffalo Meatballs! Another fine one from Jill O’Brien of Wild Idea Buffalo. I left the link at the bottom of the post where you can find this recipe and all the other great Buffalo recipes along with the Wild Idea Buffalo on line store.

Grilled Buffalo Meatball Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
By: Jill O’Brien


Wild Idea Buffalo Grilled Buffalo Meatball Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
Grilled Buffalo Meatball Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

(Inspired by Food & Wine recipe). Serves 4

Grills across the country will be fired up for this Fathers Day, covered with burgers, steaks and Ribs (check out our Rib specials this month– recipes included). All delicious, but if you are in the mood for something on the lighter side, this recipe is for you. Enjoy.


Meatball Ingredients:

1 – 1 lb. Ground Buffalo
2 – cloves garlic, minced
2 – green onions, minced

1 – tablespoon soy sauce
2 – tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 – teaspoon salt
2 – teaspoons black pepper
2 – tablespoons olive oil
24 –cherries, pitted
8 – mushrooms, halved
8 wooden skewers, soaked in water

Vinaigrette Ingredients:

½ – cup rice vinegar
¼ – cup honey
¼ – cup sesame oil
1 – tablespoon pickled ginger
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
½ – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper

Salad Ingredients:

4 – handfuls mixed greens
1 – cup prepared quinoa
½ – cucumber, diced

*optional garnish: cherries, sesame seeds or Marcona Almond

1.) In mixing bowl combine: ground buffalo, minced garlic, minced onion, soy, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly with hands.
2.) Shape into 16 oval meatballs, and roll in olive oil. Refrigerate for ½ hour.
3.) Mix all Vinaigrette ingredients in blender a pulse until mixed.
4.) Thread skewer: cherry, mushroom, meatball, cherry, meatball, mushroom, cherry. Repeat with remaining skewers.
5.) Wrap exposed wooden tips with foil.
6.) Place skewers over medium high grill, about 400* and grill for 3 minutes each side.
7.) Remove skewers from grill and cover with foil, allowing to rest for 5 minutes.
8.) Toss salad greens with ¼ cup of the vinaigrette, arrange on 4 separate plates.
9.) Mix cucmber and jalapeno together in bowl and toss with ¼ cup viniagerette.
10.) Divide prepared quinoaand sprinkle on top of greens. Repeat with diced cucumbers. Top Salad with two skewers and drizzle with additional vinaigrette. Garnish as desired.

Serve with grilled flat bread.

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