Chickens just can't catch a break. On July 29, we celebrated National Chicken Wing Day--an undisguised warm-up for fall tailgating season. We Americans do love our chicken wings. The National Chicken Council predicts we'll eat 28 billion of them before year's end.
It's meatless Monday along with Monday Night Football and I'm ready for the perfect tailgate! I love to host friends and family at our house and food is always at the center of our gatherings. This time is no different.
Tailgating has come a long way since November 6, 1869, when spectators lowered the buckboards (tailgates) of their horse-drawn wagons to serve picnic lunches from hampers at the first intercollegiate football game, Princeton vs. Rutgers.
Buffalo changed my life, and if it wasn't the best stop on my tour around the NFL it is definitely in the top three. Incidentally, that top three includes Cleveland as well. Dallas finished near the bottom of the list but this article isn't about ranking tailgates or stadiums.
Football season is just around the corner, and with it comes a classic tradition: tailgating. If you're new to the process or you're just looking to step up your game, you might not know where to start, but here are eight tips to get you started.