Brittany Gilbert, How-to Hostess wants to help you up your tailgating game on game day with a few fun and easy ideas. Chalkboard paper, To-Go Taco Dip, plus several refreshing cocktails are on the menu when How-to Hostess Brittany Gilbert stops by with some tailgating ideas. From how to use Chalkboard paper can turn your table into a mock football diagram. Roll out the paper and draw your X’s and O’s using chalk to look like a playbook to creating a To-Go Taco Dip!
Tailgate Tip: Blue Cocktail
Blueberry Honey Tea
½ oz Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey
4 oz Unsweet tea
1 oz cranberry juice
Tailgate Tip: Red Cocktail
Lime Bloody Mary
1 oz el Jimador Mexican Lime (or el Jimador Blanco)
3 oz Bloody Mary Mix
Garnish: Skewer of cheese, olives, peppadew pepper and celery
Tailgate Tip: Pre-Game Shot
½ oz Early Times Fire Eater
½ oz Grapefruit Juice
Rim glass in honey then dip the rim into bowl of sugar in your favorite team color.
Tailgate Tip: Green Drink
3 oz Korbel Brut
1 oz Orange Juice
1 oz Melon Liqueur
Combine juice and liqueur, then top with Korbel. Garnish with a lemon or lime wedge.
Tailgate Tip: To-Go Taco Dip
üUse mason jars as serving dishes for chips, salsa and dips. Throw on the lid before you leave the house and you have a no-spill way to get your food to the party.
üPre-make mini taco dips that can be served straight out of a mason jar and enjoyed on the spot. Each person can have their own to-go taco dip.
Individual To-Go Taco Dip
In mason jar add:
1 tbsp cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp canned black beans, rinsed
2 tbsp tomatoes (or salsa)
Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese
Top with avocados