Staff Writer: Jenny Gallagher

With the season changing into Autumn, that can only mean one thing: FOOTBALL!!! Football means family, friends, fun and food. Here are a few recipes for the football season.

Recipe One: Pigskins-in-a-Blanket with Easy Mustard Dipping Sauce


Ingredients:                                                   Tools:

1 package cocktail smokies                          sheet pan       cutting board

1 can crescent dough sheet                          pizza cutter     rolling pin          wire rack


  1. Preheat the oven to 350o.
  2. Open the smokies and rinse them off. Dry the smokies.
  3. Open the crescent dough sheet can and place on the cutting board.
  4. Roll the dough out.
  5. Got the sheet pan and spray it with non-stick spray.
  6. Cut the dough into strips. Cut the strips into segments.
  7. Roll up a smokie in one of the dough strips and place on the sheet pan. Do this with all of the smokies.
  8. Cook the smokies in the oven for 14 minutes.
  9. Take the smokies out of the oven, and off of the pan.
  10. Let the smokies cool on the wire rack.

Easy Mustard Dipping Sauce:

Ingredients:                                                       Tools:

3 tbsp. mayo                                                      bowl

3 tbsp. sour cream                                            spoons

1 1/2 tbsp. dijon mustard                                   cup

1 tbsp. whole grain mustard


  1. Mix in a bowl and serve.

Recipe Two: Kickoff Nachos

Ingredients:                                                       Tools:

1 tomato                                                           serrated knife

head of lettuce                                                 cutting board

block of cheddar jack cheese                           cheese grater

bag of tortilla chips                                           sheet pan


  1. Preheat oven to 350o.
  2. Place the tortilla chips on the sheet pan.
  3. Grate the cheese and sprinkle it on top of the tortilla chips.
  4. Put the chips and cheese in the oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Cut up the tomato and the lettuce.
  6. Take the chips out of the oven.
  7. Sprinkle the lettuce and tomato on top of the chips.

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