For tonight’s BCS Title Game make Florida orange juice cocktails or drink green beer (just add no more than a half drop of green food coloring in a 20 ounce lager), and serve pork bellies, corn on the cob, and root (for ol’ Notre Dame) crops grown in Indiana. Wear red undies – it would be OK to crap as necessary.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
~ Erma Bombeck
Winter foods that warm hungry bellies are hot orders. Football playoffs need great food that will make get-togethers memorable for non-sports fans, too.
Some of my favorites are Hungarian goulash and American chicken prepared with blue cheese.
Aunt Ann’s Guylas (Hungarian Goulash)
My mothers godfather’s wife was a terrific Hungarian cook. One thing that became a staple before Notre Dame Football games was lunch at Judge Nihkos’ with a big pot of Hungarian Goulash. I wonder if Ann ever poured some dry red wine into it? It will take more than three hours to make this but it is worth it:
- Brown the beef stew meat.
- Melt butter over a medium heat.
- Sauté onions.
- Pour in some beef stock.
- Add spices like paprika, garlic…
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