Week 2 – Tailgating for Foodie Football Fans

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Would you offer to host Football Sunday gatherings more often if you had some super easy, delicious and healthy recipes in your back pocket? Check these out!

vomFASS Deviled Eggs Serves 12

Ingredients
12 large eggs, hard boiled and peeleddeviled eggs vomFASS Mall of America Minnesota Food.JPG
1/3 to 1/2 C. real mayonnaise
2 T. bacon bits (optional)
1 T. vomFASS Spanish Red Wine Vinegar
½ t. vomFASS Garlic Pepper Whole Blend
¼ t. vomFASS Danish Smoked Sea Salt
1 T. vomFASS Walla Walla Sweet Onion Mustard
vomFASS Spicy Smoked Paprika, for garnish
Cream or milk, as needed, to make the filling easy to pipe.
Finely chopped fresh chives or parsley, for garnish

Directions
Slice eggs in two, lengthwise. Spoon out the yolks into a bowl and mash with fork until smooth. Add mayonnaise, vinegar, seasonings, and mustard, and mix well. Taste and adjust seasonings and vinegar, as needed. Add a teaspoon or two of cream if needed. Spoon the filling into the egg whites, or put the yolk mixture into plastic re-sealable bag. Cut one corner off and squeeze yolk mixture into egg whites. Garnish with paprika by putting it in a fine strainer and tapping over eggs. Enjoy!

Chili Mango Shrimp Cilantro Pesto Pizza Serves 4

Ingredients
Mango ShrimpShrimp Pesto Flatbread Pizza vomFASS Mall of America Minnesota Food.JPG
8 – 12 medium sized raw shrimp, skins, tails and veins removed
2 T. vomFASS Red Pepper Extra Virgin Olive Oil (may substitute Lemon EVOO for all or part of Chili Oil for less spicy)
1 T. vomFASS Mango Balsamic Star
1 clove minced garlic
½ t. vomFASS Chili con Carne spice blend
vomFASS Himalayan Sea Salt and Peppercorn Mix, to taste
Pizza crust of choice

Cilantro Pesto
3/4 C. fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 C. parsley leaves
2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
2 T. pine nuts
¼ C. Cheese Bros. Parmesan, grated
½ C. vomFASS Don Carlos Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ t. vomFASS Himalayan Sea Salt      vomFASS Peppercorn Mix 

Directions
Mango Shrimp
Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper in a glass bowl or zip top bag. Add shrimp and marinate 15 – 20 minutes; no longer, as shrimp will break down in acidity. Empty shrimp and marinade into hot pan. Toss just until cooked through. Finish with additional sea salt and pepper, to taste.

Cilantro Pesto:
Add greens, garlic and nuts to food processor. Process until chopped. Add olive oil, salt and pepper and blend until smooth. Stir in Parmesan. 

Pizza:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spread pesto mixture onto crust. Top with Shrimp. Bake until toppings are hot and crust is lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes.

Blueberry Lemon Dessert

Ingredients
1 pre-made angel food cake
Vanilla ice cream
vomFASS Blueberry Balsamic Star Vinegar OR Blueberry Liqueur
vomFASS Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil OR Lemoncello Liqueur
vomFASS Basil Citrus Sea Salt

Directions
Cube cake and place a few cubes in each serving bowl. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle with oil and vinegar or liqueurs. Finish with a pinch of basil citrus sea salt.

Wine and Beer
When you want something super simple, but still special enough to delight your foodie football fans, stock a variety of wines for the four major wine preferences: white/red, sweet/dry. We can help you select from our family-produced, small production, all natural wines. Today we are tasting four wines from Golan Heights Winery, twice named Best Winery in the World! Craft beer is so popular and we are proud to offer two options from Boom Island Brewing in Northeast Minneapolis.

Enjoy!

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