Another year, another Super Bowl and with that, another chance to have a great family party for us and the kids. I love cooking up food that we can’t eat every day, because it’s not the healthiest stuff in the world, but to splurge once in a while I think is just fine. Makes you appreciate it a little more as well.
So yesterday, we had a plan. We were going to make some spare ribs on the grill, some cheeseburger and chicken tender sliders, homemade soft-pretzel bites, a beer-cheese dip, homemade tortilla chips, mozzarella sticks and my wife’s famous taco dip. It took most of the day leading up to the game, but we got it all cooked in time to put out a Super-Sized spread for the last official football game of the year.
The kids pitched in, helping with preparation, cooking and of course indulging, and other than the game itself, you couldn’t have asked for a better party. Being a family of long-time Redskins fans, we had no real rooting interest in either team and we just kind of tried to enjoy football for the sake of football. The food was great, and I apologize for not getting pictures to share with you, and we had a great time screaming at the television set, snacking on tailgate fare and wincing at that awful GoDaddy commercial. We almost hurled up all of the treats we had eaten.
Other than that and the 34 minutes without power to play the game, it was great. Sort of our little family tradition. Now if we can only figure out a way to get our Redskins in that game sometime soon.