It’s Super Bowl weekend! Are you ready for some football? I sure am and I’m ready for some football snacking, too. Did you know Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest food event in the year after Thanksgiving? Do you have your snack menu planned? If not, here are my top 5 favorite snacks made from leftovers. Don’t forget to check your fridge, freezer, and pantry before hitting the store for some hidden appetizers.
Making Stuffed Jalapenos? Check out these quick video tips to turn them into a success without making a mess on the grill.
Wanting meatballs? Have leftover rice? Make enchilada bites!
Have leftover egg rolls? Make Egg Roll Poppers or Crackers.
Want buffalo wings but an easier way to eat them? Make Buffalo Chicken and Dip Balls
Have a cool dip and need some quick crackers? Make Spicy Onion Cheese Crackers
If the weather is cold and raining, use your oven to smoke these Sweet-n-Smoky Rib Bites
Put on Your TO COOK IS TO CREATE Thinking Cap: When checking inventory before hitting the store, also check for items that can easily make quick appetizers. Can of beans? Mash and drizzle with olive oil for a quick dip. No chips? Use pita bread or tortillas to make homemade chips, just spray with olive oil and bake 375* until crispy. Have popcorn? Pop a batch and top with parmesan cheese or mix bourbon or whisky into melted butter and give it a drizzle or spice up with chilies. Have pancake mix? Make mini pancakes and top with favorite toppings-sweet or savory. Have instant potatoes? Whip up a batch, scoop into a martini glass, and top with crumbled bacon, cheese, sour cream or chives, or form into balls, push a cube of cheese inside, chill, then coat with eggs and breadcrumbs and fry.
FOOD FUN: Are you a Super Bowl fanatic? Here are trivia questions about all 54 Super Bowls from CBS sports. Some of the answers are very surprising and will make for some great conversation starters over snacking.