Game Day Provisions 101: Blue Cheese-Pecan Spread

Game Day Tailgating: Blue Cheese-Chive Spread By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-In Chief Southern Tailgating Cooking & Entertaining Lifestyle Brand Southern Tailgating Expert Sports Entertaining Tide & Tigers Today Tailgate Host WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham Alabama Game Day Entertaining 


Blue Cheese-Pecan Spread

Simple, bold flavors liven up tailgating festivities right away. When time is short & something a little more sophisticated than the standard game day dip is in order, Blue Cheese-Pecan Spread takes to the field offering speedy preparation time & zippy flavors. This versatile superstar is perfect for parties at home or it can be packed in a container for a travel-friendly option. Be certain to nestle in a cooler filled with ice to make transporting easy & safe. Pack a small wooden board, a white ramekin, an heirloom silver cheese knife & a few strings of miniature bunting for a lovely dose of charm that can be styled quickly under the tent upon arrival. A fine selection of crackers & bright, colorful crudités completes the look for a beautiful nibble that the ladies especially, are sure to appreciate.

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makes 8 servings

Run The Option

Substitute walnuts, roasted almonds or cashews in place of the pecans or an equally delicious appetizer.

1 {8-oz} package cream cheese, softened
4-oz blue cheese, crumbled
1/3 cup chopped, toasted pecans
3 Tbsp fresh chives
2 scallions, sliced
1 garlic clove, pressed
1/4 tsp lemon zest
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
Crackers & crudités

Combine the cream cheese, the blue cheese, the pecans, the chives, the scallions, the garlic, the lemon zest, the lemon juice & the pepper in a medium bowl until combined. Portion into a serving bowl. Serve with crackers & vegetables.

The Extra Point

Use the delicious spread on sandwiches or pipe into phyllo shells & top with jam for a quick appetizer.

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{helpful advice}

How To Zest Fresh Citrus

A little lemon zest is a wonderful way to add fresh notes to appetizer spreads.
Pep up a variety of your favorite foods with this easy technique.

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Hold the microplane grater over a cutting board, allowing the tip to rest over the surface at an angle. Swipe just the outer portion of the citrus over the tool towards the board. Turn the fruit after each swipe. You only want to collect zest with color & not the white, bitter pith just underneath the surface. Repeat the process until you have collected the amount you’d like to add to the recipe.

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