Here are a couple of food ideas that will guarantee your football party to be a hit!
The Pit Beef Sub
You can easily make your own pit beef sandwiches that they’ll never forget.
What you’ll need to make one sub:
Start with spraying your frying pan with non-stick spray and put that aside. Start slicing your Vidalia onion up into rings, but make sure there is a slice in them to keep the ring from being whole. It makes a difference when eating them later. Drop the onions into the sprayed frying pan set on a low heat. Stir periodically to keep from over browning. Once they are browned, put in a bowl and set aside. If you'd like to have mushrooms as an option, repeat heating steps with sliced mushrooms.
Next you're going to put some Mayonnaise and a small amount of Horseradish in a bowl and mix it together. Taste it to make sure it is to your preference and set it aside.
If you would like to have the option of Au Jus Gravy Mix for your sandwich it will take about 10 minutes to complete and set it aside in a bowl when done.
Lastly, you will re-spray your pan and cover the inside with slices of roast beef. Wait until all the redness is gone or until slightly brown. For the last pieces that are going in the sandwich, place a piece of cheese on the cooked side and let melt.
You're pretty much done! Assemble the sandwich to your liking and try one with some Hot Mayonnaise and some sweet Vidalia onions!
The Grilled Pinwheel
A football party just isn't a football party with out something grilled. If you have a small gathering of four people, these are always a huge hit.
What you'll need:
With the flank steak laid out, sprinkle a little bit of the Perfect Pinch Steack Seasoning. Then place the fresh basil leaves and put the Proscuitto on top of that. Lastly, with your choice of Feta or Blue cheese, generously spread the cheese out on top.
Now you're going to roll it up and this may be a little tricky. Once rolled, put a Kabob Skewer through it on the end to hold it in place. You're going to slice off where the skewer is (about and inch and a half), so make sure the rest of the steak does not unroll itself. Once that is sliced off, continue down the flank steak skewering, then slicing off that piece.
When you've completed this you are now ready to throw them on the grill. Five minutes on each side with a medium setting should make them come out perfect.
Its not east to impress the large party of football fans, but you'll be getting high-fives when they see this!
It is said - once you complete this, it is impossible to move! So build it where you intend to display it!
What you'll need:
Step 1: Fill the field
Fill the middle of the pan with guacamole to represent grass. Then line one end zone with salsa and the other with cheese dip.
Step 2: Draw the yard lines
Draw yard lines with sour cream. Use the pastry bag to draw straight, even lines.
Step 3: Top sausages with cheese
Use toothpicks to secure cheese cubes to the tops of the Vienna sausages to represent players with helmets. Align the players with opposing colors on opposite sides of the field.
Step 4: Fabricate goal posts
Cut the sausage sticks and fabricate goal posts using toothpicks to hold them together. Then lay a slice of Monterey Jack cheese in either end zone, securing the posts through the cheese and to the field with toothpicks.
Step 5: Build the stadium
Build the stadium. Line the edges of the field with a layer of snack cakes and secure strips of bacon to the tops of the cakes with toothpicks. Add another row of cakes and bacon 4 inches outside of the first and make it 3 layers high.
Step 6: Add the fans
Fill the space between the stadium walls with different kinds and colors of chips or party mix to represent fans. Separate each kind of snack with a piece of bacon.
Step 7: Hang the blimp
Fashion a 20-ounce summer sausage into a blimp and hang it over the field with a wire. After you have displayed your masterpiece go ahead and enjoy your tasty football treat.
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