Break out the fat pants… It’s Super Bowl Party time. Oh, don’t give me that face! You know as well as I do that no matter what, you and I will be eating more than we should. I love football parties; a gathering of friends, yelling at the television in unison, eating, drinking and being merry… until of course there is a fumble or an interception. Then the merriment seems to dissipate.
This year, I will have my very first Super Bowl Party. I love throwing parties and I will use any excuse to have friends over and feed them. The fact that there will be a football game on is a bonus! The smile that creeps across their lips as they taste something heavenly (or sinful)… that’s the stuff I live for. Seriously.
Here are some of the things that will be on our Super Bowl party menu:
photo courtesy of Cravings of a Lunatic
She had me at bacon… Dang. You know those (GASP) frozen jalapeno poppers that people seem to be a fan of?! Make these and they will NEVER think those are a good idea, ever again. These little babies pack a punch and leave you reaching for more!
Who doesn’t love a corndog?!
This is serious. I don’t recommend eating these often, but once in a while… You need a corndog. Especially if they are mini size! These are so much fun! They are a taste of childhood for me. It was a special treat that we used to get and that sweet corn batter, deep-fried to golden brown delicious makes me smile every single time. A tray of these will make your friends very happy.
photo by: Alex Farnum
coutesy of: Leite’s Culinaria
These little gems are on my menu. I love a soft pretzel more than any reasonable person really should… If I am somewhere that has them, I’m not walking out without one. I’m making a BIG batch of these and stashing some for those nights when the craving strikes. These are absolute snack perfection.
photo courtesy of: Pastry Chef Online
Tell me your brain isn’t thinking “how do I get some of that?!” After all the snacks have been devoured, your guests are going to need something sweet. Jenni has come up with something that fits the bill quite nicely.
photo courtesy of: Pass the Sushi
If these don’t scream “SUPER BOWL PARTY”, I don’t know what does… Check them out & tweet with #captainstable to help donate a buck to ending hunger! Chicken wrapped in bacon… that is all kinds of right.
photo courtesy of: Foodie with Family
Is there ANYONE on the planet who doesn’t love fries? These are not just ordinary fries… Look at that cheesy, herb-laden goodness. These would be good for a party, movie night, dinner, a random Tuesday… You get my point.
Sweet Corn Fritters & a Cold Beer= Perfection
Sweet Corn Fritters. What else is there to say? A plate of these & a cold beer and all is right with the world. There are so many ways to dress these up. You can leave them plain, as I did here, or mix in some bacon or crab. Wanna keep it vegetarian? Roasted red peppers, chipotle in adobo for a little kick or scallions would be nice.
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