The Portopong Chronicles — snacks

Bacon Wrapped Meatballs, Super Bowl Delight!

Posted by Jerry Piscitelli on

Bacon Wrapped Meatballs, Super Bowl Delight!

Maybe it was the bourbon talking at this weekends Mohegan Sun Bourbon Festival that had me hooked, but I discovered the joys of bacon wrapped meatballs and now the obsession comes the week before trying to decide what to make for Super Bowl! If you have access to a smoker I would suggest following the recipe below but instead of baking these in the oven try placing them in your smoker for an even tastier treat as the bacon and beef absorb that smoke flavor.   Should you make these treat over the weekend please share with us on social...

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Crunchy, Salty, Caramel Tailgate Snack Mix

Posted by Jerry Piscitelli on

Crunchy, Salty, Caramel Tailgate Snack Mix

While planning for my annual Dave Mathews Band tailgate adventure this weekend I wanted to bring a snack along that my buddies can feast on while I am grilling. Being a huge fan of check mix I decided that I was gonna step it up a notch and found this awesome recipe. You get the crunch factor, the sweet, and the salt. If you are a fan of CHOPPED then you know that this is a perfect balance needed in any snack. I am tempted to add some chipotle powder to it too for a little heat as well. But either...

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