Once upon a time in Superbowl land....

Vince's Trophy

In the land of the hero

Once upon a time, long long again, well 1966, The Nfl (National Football League) Snarled at the AFL(American Football League) and said "My Teams are better then your teams," and the AFL said, "Not! Not!" NFL snicker "Are Too"

  Then they  stuck out their tongues and stalked away.

The AFL was shocked at such behavior by it esteemed (cough cough) colleague and shouted

"Prove it! Lets invent the Superbowl and play each other!"

"US play you? embarresing!"

But both leagues thought about it and thought about it, soon they got together to talk and snarl again.

The AFl said, "We can invent special Superbowl commercials and charge millions of dollars to play them,'

The Afl crowed, " No only that, we can have tailgate parties, paint each other team colors, and invent a new holiday called Superbowl Sunday,"

So the Afl and Nfl shook hands, and the Superbowl was born.

Wow.

The first Superbowl was played by Vince Lombardi's Green Bay ackers against Hank Stamps Kansa City Chiefs. the Packers won 35-10 and a American Dynasty was born.

In fact the packers won the first two. Bummer

Vince Quickly designed a trophy so they had something to hand out, and everyone went home happy.

The First team was played in LA"s 100,000 seat Memorial statui with a attendence of 66,000 plus and 68 million on TV.

America had a new Sunday Past time

Superbowl (the true not readers digest condensed version)

Super Bowl Parties

The Superbowl not only started a new holiday but a new way to celebrate, hence the superbowl party.

wives, girlfriends all over teh country started to put their cooking skills in to play, a Superbowl party is different from any other party. there are two types:


1. the Tail Gate Party

2. At home Party

A tail gate party calls for finger foods, quick to eat. New foods were invented for this party such as:

Chicken Wings

BBQ

All types of finger foods. 


Nachos,

are the most popular tails gate foods.

Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup Pace® Chunky Salsa
  • 1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Assorted Toppings (see Note)
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Cook the beef and chili powder in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until the beef is well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat. Stir the salsa, cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in the skillet. Cook and stir until the cheese is melted. Sprinkle with the assorted toppings and top with the sour cream, if desired.
  2. Serve with the tortilla chips



Calzone

These Italian and Spanish turnovers are perfect "finger food"--no knife and fork required. And because the recipes use refrigerated rolls or biscuit dough, it's an easy score. All you have to do is make the fillings.

It's easy to make a calzone or an empanada.

Step 1: Roll
Open a can of refrigerated biscuit or dinner roll dough. Separate pieces onto a work surface lightly coated with cornmeal. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 20 minutes to relax dough. Sprinkle with cornmeal as necessary, and roll each into a circle.

Step 2: Fill
Spoon filling just below the center line of the circle of dough, leaving a border along the bottom half of the circle.

Step 3: Seal
With wet fingertips, moisten the bottom border. Fold dough over filling and press edges together. Thoroughly seal by using fingertips to crimp and flute the edges or by pressing with the tines of a fork. Place on a large cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 4: Bake or Freeze
Bake as directed. Or freeze unbaked turnovers on cookie sheets, then store them in freezer bags up to two weeks. Bake, unthawed, straight from the freezer.


Hot Wings

  • 4 pounds chicken wings
  • 4 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 (5 ounce) bottle hot sauce

Directions

  1. Rinse wings in cold water and place on baking sheets. Generously sprinkle Cajun seasoning on both sides of chicken, then dash all with hot sauce (enough to cover wings, without leaking off baking sheets). Refrigerate for 3 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Bake chicken in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn and bake for another 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (juices run clear). Serve with blue cheese or ranch salad dressing, if desired.



Canadian Bacon appetizer

Pastrami Chicken Wings

How about the commercials?

Well the advertising industry, not to be out done had a pow wow and decided they needed to get into this new dynasty and the Superbowl commercial was born. to have your commercial on the super bowl was not a big deal until Mean Joe Greene and a little boy made an appearance. 

A superbowl commercial is now priced at 3.7 million dollars for 30 seconds. 

What about those commercials?

Whats your Favorite commercial

1984

Superbowl poll

Do you watch the superbowl for the commercials?

  • Yes
  • No
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2010 finalist

Are you ready to play Football?

GO SAINTS! YEAH!
GO SAINTS! YEAH!
GOOD LUCK COLTS
GOOD LUCK COLTS

Whats your Team

  • Saints
  • Colts
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