Category Archives: Recipes

Backyard Tuscan Dinner

As much as I love the foods of the region and write their praises, you’d think I’d be able to spell “Mediterranean” on the first go round. There are so many points of doubt in the word. Two “d”s? Is … Continue reading

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An Oasis in the Desert

It’s not a real game, but the Alabama Spring scrimmage was last weekend. If you saw it, as a fan, you’d likely have been simultaneously thrilled about our downfield passing and concerned about how our defensive backs covered the long … Continue reading

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Tacos for the USC vs. Alabama Game… A Day Late.

At least for this venue. The Rah- Rah football site etc. had it all ready for pre-game degustation. Were I a superstitious person I might suggest that all Alabama fans eat tacos for every meal and nothing else. Yesterday’s 52-6 … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Tailgating Recipes Even Though The Season Is Here

So I threw this up with the idea of introducing new readers of the Rah- Rah Football site to the pretended glories that make up RBR Tailgating. I’m posting them here after the season began because… I’m not a good … Continue reading

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A Tailgate Post I Forgot to Link to in Time for The 4th But I’m Finally Getting Around To It, So Lay Off.

I completely forgot to link this which is only important because by posting a link to another site on which I have provided content, I can pat myself on the back and pretend that I have also provided content here. … Continue reading

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Meatballs From The Rah-Rah Football Site!

Since my most recent tailgating post over at rollbamaroll.com went up today I suppose that I should get around to linking to last week’s SEC Championship Game post. Long story short: it’s about meatballs and we won the game. I … Continue reading

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Some Too Late Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that your turkey is past its eat by date I might as well post my leftovers article from rollbamaroll.com. You’re welcome. It’s not completely useless. Christmas is coming up and I hear that some people bypass the preferable leg … Continue reading

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I’ve Hopelessly Complicated Something as Simple as a Hot Dog!

Exclamation point indeed. You can read all about it at the rah-rah football site, but the long and the short of it is that I attempted to recreate Birmingham’s iconic “special dog” and ended up making a sauce that’s just … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Bucatini with Sage, Rosemary, and Pancetta

[I know it’s Tuesday, but stuff got in the way. If it helps, the basic outline was written on Sunday.] I don’t think coffee would be much improved by peanut butter. There may be just two ingredients, but it sounds … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan from The RBR Tailgate – Edizione Internazionale

I’ve gone global. Thanks to the power of #pasta and Twitter, last week’s post for the rah-rah football site got picked up by I Tre Mercanti, a specialty foods shop on the Campo della Guerra in Venice, and shared on … Continue reading

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