Shane’s Smoked Shrimp

Shane’s Smoked Shrimp on Grilled French Bread with Goat Cheese and Peach Preserves This is an easy recipe that can be made ahead of time. Cook everything the day before the game and just assemble everything at the tailgate. If you don’t want to try and smoke the shrimp, you can always boil them or […]

Alabama vs Virginia Tech – 2013

It’s finally here!! The official Alabama tailgate season kicks off on Saturday in Atlanta. These road games make tailgating a little harder. I know I don’t want to load my truck up and leave my gear at a hotel or sitting around Atlanta for someone else to decide they like it better than I do. […]

Top 5 Colleges for Tailgating

Summer’s wrapping up, and we’re (begrudgingly) putting the bikinis in the back of our drawers and digging out our second most favorite attire: football jerseys. Time to dust off the body paint, the team sweatshirts, party beads, face tattoos, baby cheerleader outfits, and doggy costumes, and fire up the grill: it’s tailgating season. While some […]

Pork on Pork on Pork on Pork

This was a recipe I came up with for the Alabama vs Arkansas game. I wanted something to showcase pork and also have some layers of flavor. I also needed something that I could cook in 4 hours or so. So, I came up with the idea of stuffing some pork with pork with a […]

Seared Ahi Tuni

Seared Ahi Tuni on a bed of greens with a creamy wasabi dressing (for 2) – 1/2 lb Ahi Tuna filet (see your local fish market) – 2 tablespoons sesame oil (Asian Section) – 1 tablespoon sesame seeds – Sea Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper – 1 package pre-made salad – 1/4 cup ranch […]

Pan Seared Oven Finished Filet

– Two filets, both 2” thick – 2 tablespoons oils (Canola or Peanut – they have a high smoke point) – 4 teaspoons Montreal steak seasoningteaspoons sea salt – Cast Iron or Stainless Skillet Heat Oven to 375 Rub steaks with 1 teaspoon oil and coat with Montreal steak seasoning Heat skillet over high heat, […]

Simple Herbed Red Potatoes

– 6 small red potatoes – 2 tablespoons butter – 2 tablespoons salt – 1 tablespoon Italian Herb Blend – Salt and Pepper to taste Cover potatoes in a med sauce pan with water and 2 tablespoons salt (enough water to cover by 2”) Bring water to a boil and cook for 20 min. Remove […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

– 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts, ends cut off and cut in half – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 1 teaspoon sea salt and pepper – 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Heat Oven to 375 Arrange sprouts on a baking dish and toss in oil and spices. Roast for 30 min, stirring every 10 min.

Spice Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin

– 2 pork tenderloins (they come 2 to a package, note tenderloins and not loins) – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 8 tablespoons of Montreal Steak Seasoning – 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning Place tenderloins in a large Ziploc bag and add oil, toss to coat Add all other ingredients, toss and press into meat Heat […]

Roasted Duck With Habanero Orange Sauce

Duck – 1 whole duck – 1 Onion, Carrot and Celery Stalk (slices) – Salt and Pepper Heat oven to 425 Lay onions, carrot and celery in the bottom of a roasting dish. Place the duck breast side up on the bed of veggies. Poke holes in skin with a skewer and sprinkle with salt […]