The Portopong Chronicles — tailgate

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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Game-Day Beverages! It's not all about the beer...

Posted by Jerry Piscitelli on

Game-Day Beverages! It's not all about the beer...

YES we know PORTOPONG is a beer pong toy, so we probably should be discussing which light beer works best at a tailgate. Is it Coors Light, Natty Light. Bud Light, Peels, Pabst, or insert any other yellow beer brand! Instead we are going to share with you one of our favorite side drinks, everyone knows you gotta have side drink when tailgating!  And we are big bourbon fans, usually a Bulleit Rye and if not it's a Makers Mark, but this little something special is a beverage that everyone from whiskey lover to whiskey who.  Old Fashioned Amber Directions...

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