Category: Recipes

A thermo-electric cooler by Coleman is a good gift for a tailgater. (Submitted photo)

Tailgater Christmas shopping part three

By Joe Drozda and Bob Bley As we’ve said, writing a column about tailgating isn’t just about recipes. It entrusts to us the responsibility to make honest recommendations to our readers of what to...

Island eggnog is perfect for entertaining. (Submitted photo)

Island Eggnog

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features 6 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons grated lime zest 2 cans (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 3 cups canned evaporated milk 2 cups Angostura 7 Year Rum 1 ounce...

The Coleman Portable Stove Oven Combo could make a good gift for a tailgater. (Submitted photo)

Tailgater Christmas Shopping Part Two

Commentary by Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Writing a column about tailgating requires more than giving recipes. It also obligates us to try out all kinds of equipment so that we can make recommendations...

Marsala mushroom casserole. (Submitted photo)

Marsala Mushroom Casserole

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features 16 ounces cremini mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1/3 cup Holland House Marsala Cooking Wine 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon Angostura Aromatic Bitters 1/2 cup plain dry...

Bring Chex bars along for a Christmas shopping trip. (Submitted photo)

Tailgater Christmas shopping

Commentary by Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Since 1932, Thanksgiving weekend has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S. This is the best time to think of tailgating...

Cranberry-orange pecan bread. (Submitted photo)

Cranberry-Orange Pecan Bread

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features 1 rounded cup fresh or frozen cranberries (about 4 1/2 ounces) 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon...

Slow cooker sausage stuffing. (Submitted photo)

Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features and McCormick Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 25 minutes Servings: 12 (2/3-cup servings) 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 2 cups chopped celery 1 cup chopped...

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Give thanks for the slow cooker

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features and McCormick Want to spend more time with loved ones this Thanksgiving? Ditch the perfectly timed oven schedule and put your slow cooker to work. It’ll deliver the...

Pumpkin bars provide an option for a Thanksgiving tailgate. (Submitted photo)

Thanksgiving weekend tailgate

Commentary by Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Thanksgiving Day has been an annual holiday in the United States since 1863. Many people trace the origins of the modern Thanksgiving Day to the harvest celebration...

Turkey chili can be considered 5-way. (Submitted photo)

Layers in late fall

Commentary Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Tailgating in the late fall has its temperature challenges. Sometimes we tailgate in the cold morning and then sit in the stadium in the hot sun. Sometimes we...