Game Day Provisions 101: Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw

Game Day Entertaining. Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-In-Chief Southern Lifestyle Tailgating Cooking & Entertaining Brand Southern Tailgating Expert Pastry Chef Author Writer Food Stylist WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama ContributorGame Day Entertaining

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If there is one side dish guests can count on when it comes down to reliable game day foods, it’s cole slaw & it steps up to serve a variety of roles making it a well rounded player. Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw is the perfect accompaniment to barbecue, sandwiches, hot dogs & hamburgers or the crunchy dish can be rolled into pinwheel appetizers for exciting crunch time texture to these fan-favorite mainstays. Prepare the slaw well in advance of the kick-off festivities & place it on the table of tailgating morsels when it’s time to make a plate. Sprinkle the side with bacon just before serving to keep it nice & crisp. Score big & take home the win with this irresistible recipe football fanatics know & love.

Game Day Tailgating: Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick

RKG MonogramBacon-Blue Cheese Slaw
makes 5 servings

Game Changer

Subtle ingredient substitutions can change the flavor instantly. Try sorghum or molasses in place of the honey & coarse ground or spicy mustard in place of the Dijon for richer, seasonal notes.

1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 {16-oz} package cole slaw mix
1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1 celery rib, sliced
4 bacon slices, cooked & crumbled
3/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
Garnishes: Fresh parsley & ground pepper

Whisk together the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk in the oil in a slow steady stream until combined. Stir in the slaw mix, the onion & celery. Fold in the bacon & the blue cheese just before serving. Garnish, if desired.

The Extra Point

Try topping the slaw over mixed salad greens with grilled chicken & potato salad for a delicious lunch meal.

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How To Decorate The Tailgating Table

A game day social isn’t complete without a few homemade elements.
Once a lovely table has been filled with irresistible food…
Complete the look with a few of these effortless extras. 

A diagram of fun plays can be created with miniature wooden letters.
Look for them from craft stores to make a touchdown loaded with style points.

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Style Points

Homemade Pennants

Snip 1 3/4 x 2 3/4-inch triangles to resemble pennants from craft paper.
Use greens, browns & neutrals or team colors. The paper design is your play call.
Pierce two holes on the short side of the pennant with a craft punch.
Weave 4-inch wooden picks through the holes. 
Sprinkle throughout the party space for a bit of charm. 

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* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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