This year, the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will face off in the Super Bowl on February 13th at 6:30 pm. While some people get excited for the game, the commercials, and the halftime show – we get excited for the snacks.
Check out these 3 ways to score with your Super Bowl snack spread:
1) Intercept Local Favorites
Scrambling for ideas? Fortunately for us, Michigan is home to a wide range of snacks, tasty spreads, and heartier products to fill any respectable football-watching spreads. Head to your favorite retailer to pick-six (or more) before kickoff.
2) Get Cookin’ for an Extra Point
What do you think of when you think of football snacks? Wings? Nachos? Take some of your favorite appetizer recipes and put a Michigan twist on them. We’re sure your friends and family will be eligible (and willing) receivers! Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with recipes so you won’t have to fumble around looking for them.
Check out this roundup of recipes for Super Bowl Sunday snacks and appetizers that are super local!
- Wings using local hot sauce: A Michigan Hot Sauce Tour
- Pulled Pork Shoulder in Black BBQ Sauce
- Beef and Potato Potstickers
- Braised Beef (or Pork or Lamb or Bison or) Tacos
- Danee’s Baked Kohlrabi Fritters
- Parsnip Fries and Dip
- NoMi Snack Board
- Quick Pickles
3) Don’t forget the drinks!
Whether you are on the field or just an armchair quarterback, it’s important to stay hydrated. Be sure to choose a Michigan beverage to wash down all this great food. No matter if you’re a hophead or prefer darker ales, there’s a Michigan beer for you! If beer isn’t your thing, explore wine pairings or try zero-proof Michigan sodas.
Now that you’ve set up your Super Bowl snack spread, you can kick back on the couch as you enjoy the show!
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Emma Beauchamp is the Editor in Chief of Taste the Local Difference. Share your favorite Super Bowl snack ideas and any missed football puns to [email protected]