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[10 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
How to Make Beer Can Chicken

If you plan to grill up some chicken at your next tailgate party, there is really no better style (either for flavor or pure class) than beer can chicken.
Beer can chicken is actually a pretty simple food to grill.  You can do much of the prep before heading out.  It does take an hour or more to grill properly (when your meat thermometer reads 165) but the result is fantastic.

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[5 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Best Bloody Mary Recipe

If you prefer to get an early start to your tailgate parties, you need to arm yourself with a bad-ass bloody mary recipe.  The beauty of the bloody mary is the unlimited potential combinations it can offer.  Everybody has their favorite though.  This is mine.

1.5 oz tomato juice
1.5 oz Clamato juice
1.5 oz Vodka
2 dashes of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce
a couple drops of Tabasco sauce

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[31 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
5 Ways to Grill Better Burgers

Burgers are a staple at tailgate parties and don’t get nearly enough attention.  We take for granted that everyone knows how to do a burger.  Here are a few tips to help raise the bar for your burgers.
1. Buy the right meat. Don’t just hit the display case and grab the first set of patties pre-packaged in styrofoam.  Go hit the meats counter and spend some time looking at your options.  Too often, people grab the lean ground beef  (10% or less).  No good.  Fat is your friend here.  …

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[28 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
How to Make Hooter-ific Buffalo Wings

You may not be able to bring the entire Hooters experience to your tailgate party, but you can at least make your own buffalo wings.  This buffalo wings recipe is about as close as you can get to restaurant-style buffalo wings.
Of course, you’ll need to modify things a bit to meet your tailgating needs.  You could either prep and deep fry the wings in advance or simply go naked (my preference anyway).
You’ll find the ingredients are pretty easy to find – butter, Louisiana hot sauce, salt, pepper, garlic powder, flour, …