TailgateThrowdown

2014′s Week #15 Winner: Cilantro Lime Chicken Wings

Natalie O’Malley from Chicago, IL Ingredients: 1 Package of Wings Larger Pack, Approx – 20 wings 1 Large Bunch of Cilantro 7 Large Cloves of Garlic 1 Whole Lime 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon […]

12/08/2014

2014′s Week #14 Winner: Mesa Verde Flank with Grilled Relleno-style Quesadillas

Ann Jones from Geneva, IL Ingredients (Serves 6 to 8): Flank Steak: 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons juice from fresh lime (about 1- 2 limes) […]

12/08/2014

2014′s Week #13 Winner: Sriracha Bacon Chicken Bites

Kristen Behrens from Palatine, IL Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets 1/2 cup canola oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons Sriracha sauce 1 lb bacon 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup of cream […]

12/02/2014

2014′s Week #12 Winner: Brad’s Locally Famous Beer Dip

Brad Malone from Arlington Heights, IL Ingredients: 2 packages of cream cheese 1 package of dry ranch dressing mix 1 bag of shredded cheese 3/4 can of beer Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together with […]

12/02/2014

2014′s Week #11 Winner: Amazing Meatballs

Julie Cichon from Brookfield, IL Ingredients: 1 lb. ground sirloin 1/2 roll of Bob Evans pork sausage 1 large onion, chopped/diced 2TB allspice 2TB worcestershire sauce 1 egg 3TB milk 1/3 cup tomato sauce or […]

12/02/2014

2014′s Week #10 Winner: Game Winner Jalapeño Chicken Taquitos

Jennifer Krzystof from Oak Lawn, IL Ingredients: 3-4 chicken breasts, frozen or thawed 8 ounces cream cheese ⅓ cup jarred whole or sliced jalapeños, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon […]

12/02/2014

2014′s Week #9 Winner: Slow Cooker Spicy Bacon Mac N Cheese

Regina Topf from Chicago, IL Ingredients: 16 ounces small Conchiglie (small shell noodles) Two 12-ounce can evaporated milk 3 cups half and half 1 stick of butter, melted 1 teaspoon salt A few dashes of […]

10/29/2014

2014′s Week #8 Winner: Buffalo Chicken Dip Mini “Cupcakes”

Melissa Bunda from Orland Park, IL Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 […]

10/29/2014

2014′s Week #7 Winner: Cheesy Beef and Bacon Potato Skins

Annie Czech from Palos Heights, IL Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 lb hot Italian sausage ½ lb Velveeta, cubed 8 whole russet potatoes 4 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons butter Salt to taste 8 […]

10/29/2014

2014′s Week #6 Winner: Tailgate Cravin’ Crab Dip

Nancy Nowicki from Chicago, IL Ingredients: 2 4-6 oz. cans of crab, drained or fresh crab 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves 2 […]

10/07/2014

2014′s Week #5 Winner: Six Pack Pumpkin Chili

By Brian Sprouse from West Chicago, IL Ingredients: 3 28oz cans of pumpkin 4 15oz cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained 4 lbs sausage (2lbs Italian casing removed […]

10/01/2014

2014′s Week #4 Winner: Penalty Flag Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Poppers

By Ron Atanus from Mt. Prospect, IL Ingredients: 18 large jalapeno peppers 1 8oz container of Philadelphia cream cheese with chives 6 green onions 1 lb Applewood Smoked Bacon (thinly sliced) 2 tablespoons of garlic […]

10/01/2014

2014′s Week #3 Winner: Maple Habanero Wings

By Andrew Friedman from Des Plaines, IL Ingredients: 1 Bottle Habanero hot sauce 1 Bottle Maple Syrup 1/2 cup of Corn Starch 2 cups cold water 3 cloves of garlic 2 lbs wings (drumettes or […]

09/24/2014

2014′s Week #2 Winner: Mew’s Chili Con Corn Bread

By Megan Wickersham-La Masney from Lake in the Hills, IL Ingredients: 1lb ground turkey 1 can (15.5oz) kidney beans 1 can (15.5oz) navy beans 1 can (15.5oz) chili beans 1 can (28oz) crushed tomatoes 1 […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2014

2014′s Week #1 Winner: Zube’s Baby Back Ribs

By Mike Zurbriggen from Crown Point, IN Ingredients: 2 slabs baby back ribs 4 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 5 tablespoons teriyaki sauce ½ cup water 1 clove minced garlic 1/8 cup […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2014

2013′s Week #15 Winner: Mike’s Smoked Beef Brisket

Check out Week 15’s winner – Mike’s Smoked Beef Brisket

WBBM Newsradio–12/10/2013

2013′s Week #14 Winner: Lauren’s Corn Cakes

Check out Week 14′s winner – Lauren’s Corn Cakes

WBBM Newsradio–12/03/2013

2013′s Week #13 Winner: Latrice’s Bacon Burger

Check out Week 13′s winner – Latrice’s Bacon Burger

WBBM Newsradio–12/03/2013

2013′s Week #12 Winner: Carol’s Jambalaya

Check out Week 12′s winner – Carol’s Jambalaya

WBBM Newsradio–11/19/2013

2013′s Week #11 Winner: Bill’s 7 Meat Chili

Check out Week 11′s winner – Bill’s 7 Meat Chili

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2013