Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn

Superbowl: an unavoidable food opp

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This year I've been acting sort of casual about the Superbowl menu situation. Living in NYC, where the game will be played tomorrow (well sort of NYC), should be getting me extra excited, but just like when the president's in town, it really just boils down to a traffic nightmare for those of us coming and going to work and appointments every day. But I was snapped out of my complacency by an unusual situation: my hubs decided, shopped and is prepared to execute a menu totally devoid of any Mad Hungry recipes. I mean--for cryin' out load--if any book should be cooked from this year, it's Mad Hungry Cravings, named one of the top five munchie cookbooks by the San Francisco Guardian Surely a game representing the top two stoner states should be feted with food from an equally notorious book? My competative juices are flowing again. Since it's not too late to create or alter your menu for tomorrow, I'm throwing some recipes into the ring: Teriyaki-glazed Chicken Wings, Loaded Potato Skins, and Queso Fundido recipes are in the index on the left side of this post.

But back to my hubs. It's Sam Sifton, the venerated NYTimes food columnist and current newsie big wig, who stole my man's appetite away from me with these three recipes Game Day NachosClam DipCoke-Brined Fried Chicken.  I felt defeated before the game was even played. Like I wrote Sam yesterday, I get the coke chicken and nacho's but surely my proven, can't-stay-away-from, carmelized onion & bacon dip would have better odds in Vegas than his clam dip?  Sam advised me to make it anyway. So make I it I will. And it'll be placed right next to that clam dip like a Seahawk facing a Bronco, and then we'll see whose the winner! Stay tuned for the outcome and have a great weekend. Best, LSQ

Carmelized Bacon & Onion Dip photo by Jonathon Lovekin

Teriyaki-glazed Chicken Wings & Loaded Potato Skins photo by Jonathon Lovekin

Queso Fundido





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  • LSQ,

    Hooray ! So glad to see you back on here. This is where it all began. I know so many people missed you. I continue to follow teacher John Contratti ever since you introduced us to him. I follow "Cooking With Mr. C." on Facebook and on his blog. So what can we expect from you in the future. We miss MH so very much.

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  • Super Bowl is over. Let's get some new things on here.


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