I have nothing to add (Ball Park franks and a microwave!), but this is a really cool idea. Thanks for passing it along.
Submit Your Tailgating Recipes To Alpha House
[Ed: MGoWife got this in the inbox and forwarded it along to me for obvious reasons. A good cause and a good way to get your recipes in the lore of Michigan tailgating.]
Hi, everyone --
Just received this email from Alpha House, which helps the homeless in Washtenaw County, and thought some of you might like to submit recipes to them.
" ... we would love to include you in a tailgate project to raise money to support Alpha House, a local shelter for homeless children and families in Washtenaw County (www.alphahouse-ihn.org). Over the next three weeks we will be collecting your favorite tailgate recipes, memories, and photos to be published in a cookbook celebrating the long tradition of Michigan tailgating.
Please consider sharing your favorite recipes, the history of your tailgate and/or any tailgate photos. Any and all recipes from appetizers to bbq to dessert are welcome and desired. We will compile the recipes, stories, and photos into a beautiful (and delicious) tribute to UM tailgating. If you would like to share with us please email recipes (you can use the attached
form or another format that works for you), pictures and/or tailgate remembrances to Helen Starman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kelly Pearson (email@example.com). If you have any questions at all please feel free to email or call Helen or Kelly (734.822.0220).
A shelter in East Lansing very similar to Alpha House has had a lot of success with a similar project the last two football seasons. We of course expect to show them who reigns supreme in all football matters in the state of Michigan.
Intern, IHN @ Alpha House
MSW Candidate, 2012
University of Michigan School of Social Work
30 Pack of Busch Light from Sergeant Peppers... No, but honestly this is a really cool idea
EDIT: I just realized posting it on here isn't actually doing anything. Email sent.
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But I sent in my Big Chill Chili recipe anyway.
Short grain white sticky rice
Spaghetti sauce (we used a basic newmans own)
vidalla onions, chopped medium, sauteed
Cook up the roast pork, and rice, simmer the sauce/onions/shroom/artichokes on low heat for a while, put the pork on the rice with the sauce over all. Totally yummy. Go!