Sausage and Friends Game Day Dip

 

Celebrating SEC Championship Photo by Kent Gidley
Celebrating SEC Championship Photo by Kent Gidley

Summer heat is starting to simmer down, events in the making and Sausage and Friends Game Day Dip recipe should be on your list. On the Gulf Coast, by the end of August a good rain is greatly appreciated to cool down the natives. It has already started in our little corner of the world, game day is almost here. First Alabama game of the season is this weekend. Tail-gate parties will be coming together and backyard football parties are in the making. Surely, all the football decor is coming out of the closet.

Finally, it is at a time like this that I ponder, what did men do without football? Time to ask Alexa the same question, will she  know? On the other hand, Google was a plethora of information. Men have chased balls since the Romans. In 311 BC, Harpastum was played by the Roman Empire. In all corners of the world throughout time, men have played ball games.

Women love football too

Ladies, the ball is here to stay. I have girlfriends that are big football fans and schedule life around a ball. A few know all the rules and  can call a play with confidence. Surprisingly, they yell and shout with the best of them. I would venture to say that a fair number are, football fanatics.

I have always admired my-football-loving friends. For myself, football season is a good time to throw a party. Sausage and Friends Game day dips are a must. Shout out to Alexa for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s, Sweet Home Alabama.

Sausage & Friends Game Day Dip
Serves 6-8

(2) 8 oz cream cheese, room temp
16 oz Hot ground sausage
1 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper
1  cup cheddar cheese
8 oz green chilies, drained
1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder

Preheat oven 350 degrees

In sauté pan, cook sausage and drain. In bowl, combine cream cheese and sausage, stir well. Add in remaining ingredients and stir.  Dip will fill (2) pie pans. Bake on 350 for 20 minutes. Serve hot out of the oven with Doritos or corn chips. Enjoy

 

 

 

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Author: Mimi

I have a love affair with food, entertaining, travel and music. This site is a vehicle for me to share my journey of food. Traveling allows exposure to all types of cooking. I have learned to cook by being hungry, curious and willing to fail. Food is another form of art and creative expression.
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