If y’all know anything about us, you know we love Georgia football. Heck, we love all football…we’ve even been known to watch a powder puff game or two back in the day. One of the best things about college football season is tailgating! There’s something about hanging out in a parking lot with your friends and eating food out of plastic containers or fresh off the grill that makes us both say YUM! Maybe it’s more of a guy thing, but it’s definitely a sure thing for the best Saturday afternoon in the fall!
We’re happy to share another of our many tailgating recipes found in this issue of our magazine, The Deen Bros. Good Cooking. It’s packed with recipes and tips for making your football season a winner! Go Dawgs!
Backfield BLT Dip
Makes 8 to 10 servings
1 pound bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled, and divided
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 cups shredded fontina cheese
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
11/2 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
Toasted bread rounds, crackers
1 Preheat oven to 350˚. Spray a 11⁄2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2 Set aside 1⁄2 cup crumbled bacon.
3 In a large bowl, combine remaining bacon, cream cheese, shredded cheeses, spinach, sour cream, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Sprinkle chopped tomatoes and remaining 1⁄2 cup crumbled bacon over hot dip. Serve immediately with toasted bread rounds and crackers.
Recipe courtesy of The Deen Bros. Good Cooking Magazine.
More Great Tailgating Recipes
End Zone Egg Rolls with Sour Cream Salsa Verde
Grilled Cheesy Olive Bread
Bobby’s Pickled Shrimp
Mini Pork Sandwiches
Naked Buffalo Wings
Fig Balsamic Pork Tenderloin Sliders
Lightening Fast White Bean Dip
Hot and Spicy Refried Bean Dip
Look for more tailgating recipes at thedeenbros.com
Read Jamie’s take on the best season of the year…TAILGATING SEASON.
Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm
Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am
I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am
Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
Carol Bryant in Love at Last on August 11, 2014 at 6:12 pm