St. Supéry Tailgate Party

by St. Supery on August 25, 2010

Year-round, sports fans gather to cheer for their team. My friends and I attended a San Francisco Giants game (I was in full orange/black regalia) where we barbequed skirt steak, tri-tip and hot dogs. Buying pre-marinated meat is convenient and those shrink wrapped packages make for easy clean up. The below is from our entertaining guru, Beatrice Charpentier:

Try to keep your tailgate party simple by planning easy to prepare foods and storing them in disposable containers. Prepare as much as you can a day or two ahead of the game. Arrive 3 or 4 hours before the game so you can find a good parking spot. Finally, make extra food and bring plenty of St. Supéry wine (and a few beers) to share with your tailgating neighbors.

The key to a stress free tailgate party is preparation. There is nothing worse than getting to the game only to realize that you forgot something (like your St. Supéry wine!) For this reason, I am a big fan of lists. I have prepared this list for you as a starting place. Just add the items that you need for your particular menu.

-St. Supéry wine (red and white)
-Wine glasses (plastic is safer for your tires in the event of breakage–GoVino is a favorite)
-Wine opener
-Trash bags
-Paper napkins
-Disposable plates, forks, knives
-Drinking water
-Wet naps
-First aid kit
-Folding chairs
-Folding table
-Disposable containers
-Zip lock bags
-BBQ utensils (tongs, wire brush, fork)
-Grill (charcoal, chimney starter, matches/extra propane cans)
-Don’t forget the food!

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