Who does NOT love a good tailgate? The cool autumn breeze, great friends and craft brews. Oh, and good food, of course. Here’s a healthy spin-off of traditional tailgate foods–easy to make for any student (or their parents) using basic tools that any sufficiently-stocked college student’s kitchen would have. Quick parents, there’s still time to run to Bed, Bath & Beyond one last time!
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Tailgate Therapy Menu
wings with a twist. I particularly like the refreshing addition of the shredded carrot+celery salad with blue cheese dressing. At least it’s a great reason to go back for seconds, right??
I bring this to many a picnic or tailgate. Why? It’s easy, quick, can be made ahead and always taste refreshing and light. Oh, and it doesn’t need refrigeration for a few hours, so go ahead and throw it out on that tailgate table and worry no more.
Salsa in a bowl…and eaten as soup. Ok, so that didn’t come out exactly as well as it sounded in my head, but the theory is the same: gazpacho is grown up salsa, that is eaten out of a large bowl and served well-chilled. This recipe incorporates roasted green Anaheim chiles, which lends it a nice mellow hatch chile-like flavor. I love the bright green color, too! Not your average gazpacho…
This one can be made ahead and could not be easier! If going Vegan, make sure to use a ranch packet that does not contain milk.