FOOD FUN: Diet Super Bowl ‘Submarine’ Sandwiches

[1] A conventional submarine. Save carbs with the cucumber versions below (photo courtesy Wikimedia).   How cute are these bites, from Pierce Abernathy of Tasty.co? A better-for-you snack for the Super Bowl or other nibbling occasions, the concept puts submarine and other sandwich fillings between cucumber halves instead of bread. Vegetarian sandwich, with mozzarella, with…
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RECIPE: Bacon Candy Bites

Sweet and spicy, with brown sugar and sriracha sauce, this bacon snack recipe comes to us from actress Valerie Bertinelli, who recently published Valerie’s Home Cooking (photo #2). She calls the recipe Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites Candy. Taste-wise, it’s an irresistible collaboration of sweet, spicy, and savory. “It’s one of my favorite appetizers to…
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RECIPE: Jim Beam Bourbon Ribs

Bourbon ribs, garnished with scallions and parsley…and a side of crunchy cole slaw (recipes below; photo courtesy Jim Beam).   How to make ribs taste even better? Cut the sweetness of the barbecue sauce with bourbon! For Super Bowl fare, we couldn’t resist these ribs: the personal recipe of Fred Noe, Jim Beam’s master distiller…
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FOOD FUN: Garnish Your Avocado Half

Avocado halves garnished with black and white sesame seeds, at Bo’s Kitchen.   We often enjoy an avocado half for breakfast, plain or with a splash of balsamic vinegar. We also have it as a first course with lunch or dinner. While we’ve filled the centers with everything from tuna salad to marinated cherry tomatoes…
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SUPER BOWL RECIPE: Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Looking for fun fare for Super Bowl Sunday? Try these Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, from Go Bold With Butter. Here’s a video. They’re an alternative to the ever-popular Buffalo Wings. Also check out these fun Deconstructed Buffalo Wings and Buffalo Chicken Parfait. RECIPE: BUFFALO CHICKEN MEATBALLS Ingredients For 16 Meatballs 1/4 small red onion, minced 3…
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