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It’s big game central for things like chili, Seven Layer Dip, jalapeno poppers, Buffalo Chicken Dip and all of the best recipes for celebrating or drowning your sorrows with when your team loses. Browse super recipes for the big bowl game, the Super Bowl, Final 4, Grey Cup or championship game!

Cream Cheese Wonton Nachos Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salsa con queso
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 12 cream cheese wontons
  • 4 tablespoons Chili Garlic Sauce
  • 3 Thai basil aioli (recipe follows)
  • 2 teaspoon togarashi
  • 2 teaspoon Furikake
  • 3 Thai chilies, sliced

Directions:

In small bowl, mix together Sriracha and queso and drizzle on top of wontons. Then layer Chili Garlic Sauce and Thai basil aioli. Sprinkle with togarashi, Furikake and Thai Chilies.

Thai Basil

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Thai basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1  garlic glove

Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Transfer to a covered container and refrigerate for at least an hour or up to two days ahead for flavor to develop.

The Grey Cup (and CFL Playoffs) Party Survival Guide

It doesn’t matter if you are hosting a massive Grey Cup party or having a few friends over to root for your team in the semi-finals, you want good food.  I pulled together 50 recipes to help you host the best CFL party ever.

The Grey Cup (and CFL Playoffs) Party Survival Guide

  1. Cheese-Stuffed Bread Sticks Recipe
  2. Mini Crab Cake Bites Recipe
  3. Crab Cake Bites Recipe
  4. Garlic-Herb Breadsticks With Creamy Parmesan Dip Recipe
  5. Blue Crab Dip Recipe (Joe’s Crab Shack)
  6. Cheese Garlic Sticks Recipe (Red Lobster)
  7. Blooming Quesadilla Ring Recipe
  8. Seafood Nachos Recipe (Chi-Chi’s)
  9. Chili Con Queso Recipe (Chi-Chi’s)
  10. Ultimate Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
  11. Guyanese Cheese Rolls Recipe
  12. Bruschetta Recipe
  13. Baked Parmesan Dip Recipe
  14. Slow-Cooker Spicy Queso Dip Recipe
  15. Bacon Ranch Layered Spread Recipe
  16. Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip Recipe
  17. Norwegian Lefse Recipe
  18. Sriracha Veggie-Cheese Balls and Sauce Recipe
  19. Slow-Cooker Spicy Queso Dip Recipe
  20. Crab Puffs Recipe
  21. How to make an awesome charcuterie board
  22. Cheese and Knots Recipe
  23. Hot Pizza Dip Recipe.  This has become a new family favorite
  24. Homemade Antipasto and Crackers Recipe
  25. Bacon Ranch Layered Spread Recipe
  26. Baked Mozzarella Bites Recipe
  27. Lasagna Party Ring Recipe
  28. Shrimp Salad Rice Wrapper Rolls Recipe
  29. Smoky Mac and Cheese Bites Recipe
  30. Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs Recipe
  31. Buffalo Chicken Calzones Recipe
  32. Lobster Slider Recipe
  33. Crab Puffs Recipe
  34. Imitation Cheese Sticks from Pizza Hut Recipe
  35. Mac ‘n’ Cheese Hot Dog Recipe
  36. Pizzadilla (Quesadilla Pizza) Recipe
  37. Guacamole Recipe
  38. Aussie Cheese Fries Recipe
  39. Slow-Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Dip Recipe
  40. Blue Cheese Dip with Vegetables Recipe
  41. Double-Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
  42. BLT Dip
  43. Bruschetta Pizzaiola Recipe
  44. Super Bowl Nachos Recipe
  45. The Original Anchor Bar Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
  46. Bacon Ranch Layered Spread Recipe
  47. Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich Recipe
  48. Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip Recipe
  49. Irish Nachos Recipe
  50. Chicken Fajita Quesadilla Recipe

Using these recipes will guarantee that your party is at least as good if not better than the game.

Tex-Mex Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Salted Butter
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) Tex-Mex Shredded Cheese
  • Great Value Cayenne Pepper (optional)
  • 2 – 3 sprigs cilantro, leaves removed (optional)
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) Thiick and Chunky Salsa

Tex-Mex Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Directions

  1. Lightly butter both sides of the bread. Evenly layer the slices of avocado on one slice of bread. Top with shredded cheese then sprinkle over cayenne pepper and cilantro if desired. Cover with remaining sourdough slice.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium. Fry sandwich 2-3 minutes per side or until golden and crispy. Rest 1 minute before cutting in half. Serve with salsa on the side for dipping.

Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 slices White Bread
  • 2 tsp Salted Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Original Pizza Sauce
  • ¼ cup  Pizza Mozzarella Shredded Cheese

Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Directions

  1. Lightly butter both sides of the bread. Spread 1 Tbsp (15 mL) pizza sauce on each slice. Top with shredded mozzarella; sandwich both halves together.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium. Fry sandwich 2-3 minutes, flip then cook 1-2 minutes longer or until golden and crispy.

Buffalo Chicken Calzones Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Buffalo sauce, preferably Frank’s Red Hot
Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 pound shredded rotisserie chicken (4 cups)

  • 1 pound pizza dough, halved

  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack (4 ounces)

  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 
for brushing

  • Flaky sea salt
  • Coarse black pepper

  • Blue cheese dressing and celery, for serving


Buffalo Chicken Calzones Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment. In a saucepan, combine the buffalo sauce and butter and simmer over moderate heat until the butter is melted, 3 minutes. Transfer to 
a bowl and stir in the chicken.
  2. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out 1 piece of dough 
to a 10-inch round. Transfer to one side of the baking sheet. Spoon half the chicken on one half of the dough round and top with half of the cheese. Fold the dough over the filling. Moisten the edge with water, then crimp to seal. Cut 3 slits in the top, then brush the calzone with olive oil and season with flaky salt and black pepper. Repeat to make one more calzone.

  3. Bake the calzones for about 20 minutes, until the crust is golden. Let stand for 5 minutes, then serve with blue cheese dressing and celery.

Game Winning Recipes for the 2017 BCS National Championship Game

2017 BCS National Championship Football Game

In a week the BCS National Championship Game is going to be played.  Do you have the recipes you need to host a winning National Championship winning party?  If you don’t, here is some help. A collection of championship game caliber recipes that you will love making and your guests will love eating.  So even if the game is a blow out, your guests will still remember what a great party you hosted.

Aussie Cheese Fries Recipe

A fun recipe for a Friday night family movie night or for serving while having a bunch of people over for the big game.

Ingredients

  • ¾ bag of your favorite type of crinkle cut fries.
  • ¾ cup shredded Colby Jack cheese (shred it yourself for a creamer cheese)
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup to 1 cup ranch dressing
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425.
  2. Spread fries onto baking sheet.  Bake according to package directions.
  3. Cook bacon until crispy in skillet, drain on paper towel, and chop.
  4. When fries are crispy, remove from oven, season with salt and pepper.  Pile fries into the center of the pan.  Top with shredded cheese and bacon.
  5. Put back in oven for another 3-5 minutes to melt cheese.
  6. Remove and top with green onions.  Serve with ranch on the side.

Aussie Cheese Fries Recipe

Layered Turkey BLT Salad Recipe

What do you do with those turkey leftovers?  Here is a healthy and tasty salad that is a great option for the days after the holiday.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups tightly packed chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped roasted turkey
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat croutons
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Dressing

Directions

  1. Place lettuce on large platter.
  2. Top with all remaining ingredients except dressing.
  3. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.

Turkey-Cheddar Panini Recipe

Perfect for Christmas meal turkey leftovers.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 Tbsp. Miracle Whip
  • 40 g thinly sliced roasted turkey
  • 1 medium cheddar cheese slice
  • 3 thin tomato slices
  • 1 thin red onion slice
  • 2 tsp. non-hydrogenated margarine

Directions

  1. Heat panini grill.
  2. Spread 1 bread slice with Miracle Whip; top with turkey, cheese, tomatoes, onion and remaining bread slice.
  3. Spread outside of sandwich with margarine.
  4. Grill 4 min. or until sandwich is golden brown and cheese is melted.

Baked Bacon-Broccoli Cheese Dip Recipe

Another rich and decadent snack perfect for a cold winter night or to serve up during the big game.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if desired
  • 4 slices cooked and crumbled bacon
  • Crackers, as desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Cook broccoli with cheese sauce as directed on bag. Remove from bag to large bowl. Using kitchen scissors, roughly cut up broccoli. Add cream cheese, half of the Cheddar cheese, the sour cream, mayonnaise, ground red pepper and crumbled bacon. Stir until well combined. Scrape mixture into ungreased ovenproof dish (that will hold at least 2 cups), and place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle top with remaining cheese.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and bubbling. Cool 5 to 10 minutes before digging in.
  4. Serve with crackers.