TailgateThrowdown

2013′s Week #4 Winner: Mini Pizza Appetizers

Check out Week 4′s winner – Mini Pizza Appetizers from Darlene

09/25/2013

2013′s Week #3 Winner: Carol’s Maui Ribs

Check out Week 3′s winner – Maui Ribs From Carol

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2013

2013′s Week #2 Winner: Vicky’s Chipotle Chicken Meatballs

Check out Week 2′s winner – Molten Chipotle Chicken Meatballs from Vicky!

WBBM Newsradio–09/11/2013

2013′s Week #1 Winner: Shanna’s Mexican-Style Stuffed Shells

Check out Week 1′s winner – Mexican-Style Stuffed Shells from Shanna!

WBBM Newsradio–09/03/2013

2012′s Week #15 Winner: Arlene’s Taco Appetizer

Arlene’s Taco Appetizer By Arlene from Naperville, IL Ingredients: 1 8oz package cream cheese, softened 6oz cottage cheese, small curd 1 envelope of taco seasoning (preferably low salt) 1/3 head of lettuce, shredded or thinly […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2012

2012′s Week #14 Winner: Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole By Judith Domina from Evergreen Park, IL Ingredients: 1½ bags of frozen hash browns (small squares) 1 lb sour cream 1 Large bag of shredded cheddar cheese 1 can cream of […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2012

2012′s Week #13 Winner: The Best Tailgate Brats Ever

The Best Tailgate Brats Ever By Thomas Paulson Ingredients: 1-2 Dozen of your favorite fresh brats (or more) 3-4 Bottles of beer (some decent beer here people, not that light crap!) 1-2 Jars of Franks […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2012

2012′s Week #12 Winner: Mushroom Cheese Stromboli Recipe

Mushroom Cheese Stromboli Recipe By Larry Colvin from Brookfield, IL INGREDIENTS 1 ounce bacon (about 1 ½ slices), chopped 1 ½ pounds cremini, shiitake (stemmed) and Portobello mushrooms, cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 medium cloves […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2012

2012′s Week #11 Winner: Jackaretto Bon Bons

Jackaretto Bon Bons By George Merelos from Naperville, IL Ingredients: (makes about 24 one-inch balls) 6-oz. pkg. Chocolate Chips 3 tablespoons Corn Syrup ¼ cup fine Granulated Sugar ¼ cup Gentleman Jack 2 teaspoons Instant […]

WBBM Newsradio–11/30/2012

2012′s Week #10 Winner: Bonnie’s Baby Back Bites

Bonnie’s Baby Back Bites By Bonnie McGreal from Tinley Park, IL Ingredients: (makes approx 36 “bites”) 3 full slabs of baby back ribs 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon […]

WBBM Newsradio–11/30/2012

2012′s Week #9 Winner: Steak & Barley Soup

Steak & Barley Soup Julie Cichon from Brookfield, IL Ingredients: 3 lbs. Ribeye Steak, cut into 1 in. chunks 2 medium sweet onions, diced 4 carrots, chopped 1½  cups celery, chopped 1 head of garlic, […]

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2012

2012′s Week #8 Winner: Bacon Gorgonzola Burgers

By Mike Chuinard from Bristol, IL Ingredients: (makes 6) 2 Red Onions 8 tablespoons Butter 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 2 lbs. ground Chuck 2 sliced white Bread 4 tablespoons Milk 1 ½ teaspoon Kosher salt 1 ½ […]

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2012

2012′s Week #7 Winner: Zesty Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Zesty Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers (The Perfect Football Shaped Tailgate Food) By Danielle Bronkema from Broadview, IL Ingredients: Six large Poblano peppers 1/2 pound spicy ground Italian sausage 1/2 pound sweet Sicilian sausage (love the […]

WBBM Newsradio–10/23/2012

2012′s Week #6 Winner: The K’s BBQ Jumbo Chicken Wings

by Bill Klimah from Bolingbrook, IL Ingredients: 8 jumbo chicken wings, trim excess fat Half gallon of water 4 limes, squeeze the limes dry with a lime squeezer 1/8 cup Kosher Salt Your favorite poultry […]

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

2012′s Week #5 Winner: Smoky Bear Pulled Pork Nachos

By Brian Sprouse from West Chicago, IL Ingredients: 5 lb pork shoulder rubbed then refrigerated for 24 hours 5 tomatillos quartered 5 tomatoes quartered 2 Spanish onions, quartered 3 Spanish onions (1 diced, 2 sliced […]

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

2012′s Week #4 Winner: Drunken Chili

By Peter Singh from Naperville, IL Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons salt pork, minced 2 pounds London broil, diced 1 inch 1 large yellow onion, minced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 Tablespoon minced garlic 1 Tablespoon […]

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

2012′s Week #3 Winner: Mexican Style Stuffed Shells

By Shanna Early from Crete, IL Ingredients: 1 box jumbo pasta shells 1¼ lbs. ground beef 1 package cream cheese 1 package shredded cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons butter Chili Powder to taste (approx. 3 tablespoons) […]

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

2012′s Week #2 Winner: Greg’s Spicy Bean Creole

Congratulations to Greg Schwarze from Carol Stream! Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 lb summer sausage 4 10z cans black beans 3 10z cans red beans 1 10z can diced tomatoes 1 bag frozen corn 3 […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/12/2012

2012′s Week #1 Winner: Ron’s Super Sunday Flanker Reverse Flank Steak Tacos

Congratulations to Ron Atanus from Mount Prospect, IL! Start with: 5 lbs lean flank steak cut into (5) ½ in. thick 1 lb. pieces Rub: 3 tablespoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon sea salt 1 teaspoon […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/12/2012

2011′s Week #14 Winner: Susan’s Smokey Tailgate Chili

Congratulations to Susan Miller for her winning Smokey Tailgate Chili recipe!

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2011