Last Updated on 04/14/2021 by Inside Tailgating
We often think of a tailgating party happening in and around big NFL stadiums. And even in college towns. But can you tailgate in small towns? Well, of course! Pick an event, be it a church event, small town parade or even a cub scout jamboree and set up your equipment. Here are a couple of recipes that seem perfect for a small town tailgating party.
Tailgating Party Recipes To Try
Kentucky Glazed Canadian Bacon
- 3 pounds Canadian bacon
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- 1 Tablespoon flour
- ½ teaspoon dry mustard
- Dash of ground cloves
- 2 Tablespoons water
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Remove the casing from the bacon if necessary.
- Place the bacon in a baking pan and bake uncovered for 1½ hours.
- Combine the brown sugar, flour, mustard and cloves.
- Mix well and stir in the 2 tablespoons of water.
- Brush ½ of the mixture over bacon and bake for 10 more minutes.
- Brush the bacon with the remaining glaze and then bake an additional 5 minutes.
Top Sirloin with Grilled Mushrooms
- 4 Omaha Steaks Top Sirloin Steaks
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
- 4 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- Salt and pepper
- 4 large Portobello mushroom caps
- Place the steak in a large resealable plastic bag along with the oil, vinegar, orange zest, and 1 tablespoon of the parsley.
- Seal the bag and push the steak around to coat well, Refrigerate 1 hour.
- Preheat and oil the grill.
- Remove the steak and marinade from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature.
- Remove the steak from the bag and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place the mushroom caps into plastic bag.
- Seal the bag and push the mushrooms around to coat with marinade.
- Remove them from the bag and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Discard plastic bag.
- Grill the steak over direct medium-high heat about 10 minutes on each side for medium-rare or 12 minutes on each side for medium.
- Grill the mushrooms at the same time, top side down, on the edge of direct heat.
- Flip the mushrooms when you flip the steak and grill about 8 minutes longer, or until just beginning to char.
- Remove from the grill. Remove the steak from the grill and let rest 5 minutes.
- Slice the steak and mushrooms into strips and arrange on a platter.
- Sprinkle with the remaining parsley and serve.