Football Shaped Sandwiches

Football Party Food

This time of year is great for the football fan. Whether you enjoy college football and bowl games that seem to occur daily or you are a fan of the NFL and love the lead up to the “big game” there’s bound to be a reason to host a tailgating party for friends and family. […]

Buffalo Ranch Easy Snack Mix

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Perfect for the Football season, chilly nights curled up with a good book or even Family Game Night, this Buffalo Ranch Easy Snack Mix turns ordinary snacking into something special!  Add these to your recipe box as well… Savory Pretzel Snack Mix : Gifts from the Kitchen Bacon Ranch Dip: Holiday Dips & Spreads Apple […]

Fredricho’s Favorite Five: Week 5

Garlic Parmesan Beer Cheese Dip

Happy Friday! As the weather begins to turn a little cooler, we start thinking about comfort food. And with Tailgating season upon us, we couldn’t pass up some of these yummy recipes that are sure to please your football crowd! Enjoy Fredricho’s Favorite Five recipes from this week! It’s Football season and Tailgating time! Wouldn’t […]

Easy Tailgating Party Ideas

Easy Tailgate Party Ideas

Whether you are heading to the stadium or enjoying the game at home, everyone loves a Tailgating Party! Keeping it quick and easy, not only helps you but also makes your guests feel at ease. With a house full of men, football has always been a big part of our lives, especially when our middle […]

Buffalo Chicken Bites

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Chicken nuggets are all the rage around our house, we’ve tried several recipes over the years, from Baked Chicken Nuggets to Liz’s favorite Shanghai Wings. And lately the boys have been on a Buffalo Sauce trend. So when I spied the recipe for these Buffalo Chicken Bites, I thought what a perfect time to give […]

Fried Tortellini: Food on a Stick

We finish up our week with these delicious Fried Tortellini! They are perfect for a quick weeknight meal, snack for Family Movie Night and of course, great for your Tailgating Party. After checking out some of the fabulous recipes from Matt Armendariz’s book On A Stick I couldn’t wait to try frying up some pasta, […]

Maple French Toast Casserole


We love Breakfast food, so much that we will schedule it at least a couple times per month on our menu plan. It’s very frugal and you can change what you are serving from time to time so it doesn’t become boring.  However it can be a demanding meal to make, trying to coordinate everything […]

Homemade Pizza Pockets

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It’s Friday…time for Pizza, Football and Tailgating! With the kids back in school, I’ve seen a lot of commercials for the popular after-school snack, Pizza Pockets. So, we decided to give them a try. We made the pizza crust in our bread machine, using a recipe from MomAdvice, but you could also use a large […]

Barbecue Pork Sliders


What Tailgate would be complete without some Barbecue Pork? Here’s our version of traditional Barbecue Pork Sliders. Now we don’t have a smoker to fix an entire pig for our Tailgate Party, so we go ahead and fix our Pork Roast the day ahead in a slow cooker. Just season it up with some salt, […]

Queso Cheese Dip


TGIF! Are you ready to tailgate with your favorite team? Our local High School Football season gets in full swing tonight with a cross county rivalry. Our middle son, Nick begins his Senior year and sixth year playing Football. He will be a two way starter as the tight end and defensive end. We are […]