Great Adventures in #okstate Tailgating History


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#okstate Tailgate Tips, Homecoming Edition


Editor’s note: Have you read Seanpharkin’s blog? Well, you should. Today he educates us about tailgating at America’s GREATEST M*&*@@#&*&# Homecoming Celebration. (emphasis mine).  In honor of America’s Greatest Homecoming Celebration, I thought I’d provide a few quick, easy tailgating tips for Saturday.  You know, since four years of tailgating absolutely makes me an expert on […]

Easy Recipes: Tailgating and Tapas


¡Olé! Who doesn’t enjoy a tailgating menu that’s easy to put together? There’s nothing easier than tapas, or “appetizers” in Spanish. Last season,  I put my own spin on tapas.  Here’s my menu–with recipes. Sure, the recipes I chose aren’t exactly Spanish, but who cares? They are good. Buen provecho. The Menu Cajun corn salsa […]

Tailgate Wars Episode 1: A Wildfire Awakens {Guest Post}

tailgate wars SEANPHARKIN guest post

So, this is what happens when you mix wine, no sleep, Bedlam week, horrible drawing skills and Microsoft Paint.  I wouldn’t recommend this combination to anyone.  Especially pregnant women.  Mostly because of the wine.  Sorry, pregnant women. A long time ago at a tailgate far, far away……..where Comic Sans was a socially and professionally acceptable […]

Pumpkin Chili


I’m not going to lie: I wanted to win my own chili cook-off contest. To be honest, I’m not normally a very competitive person. I did, however, marry into an extremely competitive family. Maybe they are finally rubbing off on me. I knew that if I wanted to win this contest, I had to find […]

The Perfect Chili?


“Chili is not so much food as a state of mind. Addictions to it are formed early in life and the victims never recover. On blue days in October, I get this passionate yearning for a bowl of chili, and I nearly lose my mind,” said writer Margaret Cousins. I cannot say that the chili I […]

Oh! The Tailgating Tales You’ll Tell


When we gather with our family and friends at a tailgate, we often do more than eat, drink, and talk about football. Tailgating is a time to share memories and create new ones. It’s also an opportunity to tell entertaining stories about tailgates past. You know how the old story goes: “We were leaving a […]