The Forzese Group shares our Super Bowl Traditions, Superstitions, and Game Day Recipes

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Posted by Krisanne Butler in Forzese Top 10

Super Bowl LII is the 3rd Super Bowl in history, the first in almost 40 years to feature two teams ranked top 5 in scoring offense and scoring defense.

Can the Patriots come home with a 6th ring??

Regardless of whether your are a football fan it’s hard not to get involved in the excitement when the Pats are in the Super Bowl.

This week we are sharing our favorite Super Bowl traditions, superstitions and of course food and drinks!

Commercials

Ranking those much anticipated ads and picking our favorites is always a fun way to pass the time waiting for the game to resume.

 

Football Squares

Choosing squares is always a fun and easy way to get everyone involved in the game even kids love to see where they fall on the board! Of course how much you bet is completely up to 🙂

 

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Of course good food is a must have during Super Bowl get togethers and one of the all time favorites of this group is this super easy Buffalo Chicken Dip. Serve it with tortilla chips, pita bread, slices of french bread, veggies or just eat it with spoon you can’t have a football game without it!

Ingredients:

1 package (8 ounces)cream cheese, softened

1 cup cooked chicken breast (you can even use a store bought rotisserie chicken)

1/2 cup Buffalo wing sauce

1/2 cup Ranch or Blue Cheese salad dressing

2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spread cream cheese into an uncreased shallow baking dish.
  3. Layer with chicken, wing sauce and salad dressing.
  4. Sprinkle cheese over top.
  5. Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Sticking to our superstitions!

No matter how ridiculous they might seem everyone has superstitions when it comes to playing and/or watching sporting events. Some of our favorites:

Don’t move spots… once you have chosen your seat keep it for the whole game…as long as your team is winning!

Wear the same clothes as last winning game!

Sport your favorite players Jersey and if luck isn’t going your way lose the Jersey or at least turn it inside out.

Watching with good friends.

Let’s face it one of the best parts about Super Bowl (besides the actual game) is getting together with your friends, relaxing and having good food!

Prop Bets

These are always fun!

  • Coin Toss – Head or Tails
  • National Anthem – Over / Under 2 Minutes
  • Will There Be Score in The First Quarter

Patriots Tea Party Punch

While beer seems to be to “go to” beverage during football games, this is a fun drink for game day and helps to mix things up a bit!

Ingredients:

1 cup brewed Earl Grey tea, cooled

1/2 cup spiced rum

1/2 freshly squeezed orange juice (2-3 oranges)

1/4 cup Cointreau

Maraschino cherries or cranberries for garnish

Directions:

  1. Stir the tea, rum, orange juice and cointreau in a cocktail shaker or pint glass.
  2. Fill 4 lowball or punch glasses with ice
  3. Pour cocktail into glasses
  4. Garnish each glass with cherries or cranberries
  5. Serve immediately

Pre-Game Tailgating

Just because you can’t be at the big game doesn’t mean you have miss out on the pre-game festivities. Hosting a tailgate party before kick off can be a fun way to start the celebration early. Invite some friends over, light grill and toss the ball around.

 

Regardless of whether you watch the game with a small group of friends or in a crowded bar, Super Bowl Sunday is one of our favorite days of the year!

Gear Up, Eat Up

and

GO PATS!!!!!!!!!

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