It’s down to the wire in the college football playoff championships. Whether you’re rooting for Georgia or Alabama, or perhaps come from a house with split loyalties, you’ll need sustenance to get you through the game.
Get your party started with recipes for some of the favorite foods for the states represented by the Crimson Tide and the Bulldogs.
Hearty BBQ smoked chicken or pulled pork sandwiches layered on toasted Kaiser rolls with crisp Applewood-Smoked bacon, smoky-sweet cider barbecue sauce and crunchy apple slaw. Recipe here.
Inspired by a version served at the Talladega Speedway, this softball-size meatball, made to resemble an Italian meatball impaled with a forkful of pasta, holds a secret filling. The Big One is actually a deep-fried meatball filled with a molten center of smoky pulled pork, two cheeses and BBQ sauce. Recipe here.
This hearty side dish features thick slices of fresh green tomatoes dipped into egg, flour and cornmeal mixture and pan fried until golden. Recipe here.
This delicious, diabetic-friendly Chicken Cranberry Pecan Salad recipe combines fresh apples, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans with a light coating into one amazing side dish, appetizer or a healthy dessert that everyone will love! From Guest Chef Holly Clegg. Recipe here.
It’s the official state fruit and it makes a wonderfully light, slightly tart, and refreshing rum mojito flavored with mint, lime juice, and fresh blackberries. Recipe here.
Georgia couldn’t be prouder of its Vidalia onions. We offer this inspiration of classic fried potatoes and onions, a southern specialty! Recipe here.
Peanuts, peanuts, peanuts! This luscious melted sharp white Cheddar cheese, salty crispy bacon, and creamy peanut butter sandwich is finished with a touch of sweet blackberry preserves! Recipe here.
It wouldn’t be Georgia without peaches. We used Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka in our mojito, paired with fresh mint, simple syrup, fresh lime and ripe juicy sliced peaches. Served over ice topped with club soda. Recipe here.