Minnesota RVers: Will You Be Tailgating This Season?

Prepare your new Minnesota RV. It’s tailgating time!

From the Minnesota Gophers to the Minnesota Vikings, there’s lots of fun to be had before the game. If you’re headed to the Gophers’ pre-game party, here’s what you need to know: http://www.gophertailgate.com/tailgating-information/.  And for all the details on tailgating at the Metrodome, click here.

And if you’re going to keep your spirits up during the game, you’ll need some great tailgate grub! Super Nachos, stuffed Jalapeno poppers and Buffalo Wings are always tailgating favorites.

Buffalo Wings Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 12 whole chicken wings
  • 3 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions:

Place a 6-quart saucepan with a steamer basket and 1-inch of water in the bottom, over high heat, cover and bring to a boil.

Remove the tips of the wings and discard or save for making stock. Using kitchen shears, or a knife, separate the wings at the joint. Place the wings into the steamer basket, cover, reduce the heat to medium and steam for 10 minutes. Remove the wings from the basket and carefully pat dry. Lay the wings out on a cooling rack set in a half sheet pan lined with paper towels and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Replace the paper towels with parchment paper. Roast on the middle rack of the oven for 20 minutes. Turn the wings over and cook another 20 minutes or until meat is cooked through and the skin is golden brown.

While the chicken is roasting, melt the butter in a small bowl along with the garlic. Pour this along with hot sauce and salt into a bowl large enough to hold all of the chicken and stir to combine.  Remove the wings from the oven and transfer to the bowl and toss with the sauce. Serve warm.  (Recipe Via Food Network)

Whether you tailgate at home, or take your Pleasureland RV on road trips to away games, tailgating with other fans is the best recipe for fall football fun!