Vietnamese Chicken Wings to Kick Off the Start of Football Season

Well, we’ve been waiting for this all summer, the beginning of Football season and the Redskins are playing their first pre-season game tonight. Goodbye to bad summer television programs and hello to cheering and crying for my favorite team. So I wanted to make some good ole fashion chicken wings to commemorate the first game. But not buffalo style wings, instead, I wanted to try making the Vietnamese chicken wings from Pok Pok again, the famous restaurant in Portland, OR. I’ve tried this recipe before and it didn’t come out…

Artichoke and Crab Dip for Football Season

We were strolling through Trader Joe’s for last minute dinner items and passed by a huge selection of delicious looking artichokes. As we stood in the checkout line trying to figure out what we could make with artichokes, my husband mentioned making an artichoke and crab dip. I’ve never attempted such a thing before, but since we had lump crab meat in our fridge, it just made sense! And since we would be tailgating at FedEx field, it was a perfect appetizer to have on hand. So sure enough, here…