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Boiled peanuts, a southern tailgating tradition

AUBURN, Ala. – Football season is back in full swing, bringing another southern tradition along with it – boiled peanuts. “They’re just part of tailgating,” said Jimmy Jones, county Extension coordinator for Henry County. Boiled peanuts are not only good for gameday. They are historically and economically important to agriculture, especially in the Southeast. Peanuts grow best in sandy soil, which ... Read More »

Perfect Recipes for Tailgating

AUBURN, Ala. – With football season just around the corner, people are looking for great recipes to feed a hungry crowd of cheering fans. These recipes are sure to make your tailgate or football watch party a hit. Sausage Pinwheels      Ingredients 3 cups of Bisquick 2/3 cup milk 1 pound sausage Directions Combine the Bisquick and milk. Stir until ... Read More »

Football Season and Tailgating Parties

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With the arrival of fall comes football season. What’s more fun than gathering with friends for a tailgating party? However, don’t let cooler weather fool you into thinking you don’t need to consider the possibility of foodborne bacteria spoiling your party. “By being proactive and following these simple procedures for safe food handling, fans will go home healthy from a ... Read More »

It is Tailgating Time Again: Don’t Forget Food Safety

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Are you ready for some football? College football season begins this week and that means thousands of Alabamians will be tailgating before and after games. Although tailgating traditions vary among schools and regions, they all include food. The heat in the Southeast sometimes dictates the food selections for tailgating. During the early part of football season, while temperatures are still ... Read More »