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Football season is almost here and that means friends, fun and homegating. Since there is no better seat than in your home, you’ve of course invited all your friends over to watch the big game, but have you thought about what to eat? Here are 3 different recipes that are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters on game day.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip:
• 2 (10 ounce) cans of chunk chicken, drained
• 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
• 1 ranch or blue cheese dressing
• ¾-1 cup favorite hot sauce (depending on desired heat level)
• 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
• ½ cup panko bread crumbs
• Diced jalapenos, celery and onions to top and garnish
Heat chicken and hot sauce in a skillet over medium heat, and stir in cream cheese and dressing of choice. Cook and stir until well blended and heated through. Mix in 1 cup of cheese, sprinkle panko breadcrumbs on top and bake at 325 degrees until breadcrumbs turn golden brown. Sprinkle on remaining cheese and bake until melted. Garnish with diced jalapeno, onion and celery. Serve with bread or crackers.

Asian Lettuce Wraps:
• 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
• 1 pound ground beef
• 2 inch piece ginger, peeled and finely grated
• 2 scallions, chopped
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 2 tablespoons soy sauce
• 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
• ¼ cup hoisin sauce
• ¼ cup chopped peanuts
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 head Boston lettuce, leaves separated, cleaned and dried
In a skillet over medium-high heat, add the vegetable oil and sauté beef until brown. Stir in ginger, scallions, garlic, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, and hoisin and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the peanuts. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm, wrapped in lettuce cups.
Source: Food Network

Baked Jalapeno Poppers:
• 12 fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, stems, seeds and membranes removed
• 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
• 1 ½ cups grated Monterey Jack or mozzarella cheese
• ½ teaspoon ground cumin
• ½ teaspoon cayenne, or less, to taste
• 2 large eggs
• 2 tablespoons milk
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
• ½ cup all purpose flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet and set aside. In a bowl, stir cream cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, cumin and cayenne. In a small bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. In a third dish, combine the flour and salt and pepper. Spread 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture into the middle of each jalapeno half. One at a time, dredge in the flour, dip into the egg mixture, then dredge in the panko cumbs, pressing to coat. Place the coated peppers, cut side up, on the prepared baking sheet and bake until the filling is runny and the crust is golden, about 30 minutes.

Source: Food Network

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