Recipes For the Game

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The Stanley Cup Goes to Slovenia & Russia – Here are Two Recipes to Celebrate

July 8, 2012 by


Anze Kopitar went home to Jesenice,Slovania and Andrei Lokti went home to Loskresensk, Russia. Slava Voynov also went home to Cheylabinsk, Russia and all 3 of them took the Stanley Cup with them. I wanted to share their food with all of you so I found 2 recipes from their countries. I tested them and… [Read more…]

LA Kings Celebration Chocolate Raspberry Bars

June 14, 2012 by


Getting ready to watch the celebration parade today on TV. The local ABC channel is broadcasting it and I just have to have something sweet and rich to go along with my sweet and rich celebratory feeling. What better way than with chocolate, raspberries and almonds. Ingredients: 2/3 cup rasbpberry jam 1 box of brownie… [Read more…]

St. Louis Blues Eulogy Recipe – St. Louis Ribs!

May 11, 2012 by


It’s time to do our  Eulogy Recipe for the Blues. Remember to read the Puck Daddy Eulogies over at Yahoo Sports as they are very funny. As long as it’s not my team! So what recipe is synonymous with St. Louis? Why St. Louis Ribs for sure! We may have held the Blues in contempt while we were on… [Read more…]

Vancouver Canucks Eulogy Recipe – Poutine!

May 9, 2012 by


You’ve seen the Eulogies over at Puck Daddy from Yahoo Sports. It’s basically a verbal beat down on the team eliminated from the playoffs. And to make it more offensive, the eulogy is usually written by the eliminated team’s rival. If you have not followed the Eulogies, they are a lot of fun to read.… [Read more…]

Game Day No-Fry Eggplant Parmesan

April 1, 2012 by


Perfect recipe for a Los Angeles King’s game day. This is easy as well as healthy and totally delicious! You can make the whole thing ahead of time and put in the fridge. Decide when you want to eat – I put this in the oven before the third period –  add a salad and… [Read more…]

Game Day Crab & Goat Cheese Ravioli

March 19, 2012 by


Putting this recipe together before the game is a lot of fun. But the best part is it only takes about 10 minutes to cook and get it on the table after the game. Ravioli made from won ton wraps are easy – simply plop your rich and creamy no-cook filling in the middle of… [Read more…]

Game Day Lasagna Roll Ups

March 11, 2012 by


Here’s a tasty recipe that can be made ahead and enjoyed after the game. You may freeze it for up to a month before baking. Just defrost and bake. 12 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained. Toss with a little olive oil to keep them from sticking. 1 (10-oz.) package chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry… [Read more…]

Red Hot Macaroni and Cheese

February 29, 2012 by


So, the KINGS are on a roll. What that means is that they won last night. Next step…the CUP.  Okay, they do have a way to go but it’s still possible. And here’s a recipe you can make in advance then pop it in the oven and enjoy the game while it bakes. This is… [Read more…]

Italian Sausage Soup for the Game

February 23, 2012 by


Italian Sausage Soup This soup makes a delicious winter supper for 6. You can double it easily for a larger crowd. The flavors balance nicely and you can substitute the vegetables for the ones you have on hand. Make this between periods and you have a really tasty meal for after the game. 1 pound… [Read more…]

Italian Meat Loaf

February 16, 2012 by


Here’s a really good and easy recipe that can be made in the microwave. I cooked it in a 350 degree convection oven for 1 hour because I don’t do microwave cooking. But I have enclosed the directions for both in case anyone prefers microwave cooking. It turned out super moist and delicious. Sometimes… [Read more…]


February 9, 2012 by


This is a good, simple, make ahead meal. Just add the shrimp 5 minutes before you sit down to eat. It seems like a lot of ingredients but the whole prep time is only 20 to 25 minutes. Then it cooks itself for about another 25 minutes. 1 lb. fresh or frozen deveined shrimp 1/2… [Read more…]

Scallops and Mushroom Polenta

January 31, 2012 by


I first had this dish at Erik Erickson’s restaurant on the pier at Ventura, California. I went home and recreated it as near as I could. It’s a deceptively easy elegant meal to make after a Kings win. You may also use regular polenta, just cook it and place in a cake pan. Let cool and slice… [Read more…]

Fontina Crostini with Lemon Gremolata

January 26, 2012 by


Such a fancy name for a delicious and easy snack for during the All Star weekend. For the gremolata, combine; 2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese 1 tbsp. each minced lemon zest and fresh thyme 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. each kosher salt and black pepper 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes Set aside. For the… [Read more…]

Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells for the Game!

January 18, 2012 by


When you watch as much hockey as my hubbypat and I do, we cannot eat greasy game food all the time. First off, we would be over 300 pounds each because we watch hockey every night! So the challenge is finding healthy balanced foods that we can cook and not miss any of the action… [Read more…]

Mini Bacon and Egg Tarts for Game Day

January 8, 2012 by


These little tarts are great made ahead so you can nosh during the game. The recipe can be doubled, tripled or you can make as many as you have muffin tins. Omit the green onions if you prefer, but they do add color and flavor. 8 slices of white or whole wheat sandwich bread, crusts… [Read more…]

Orechiette with Sausage, Beans and Mascarpone

December 12, 2011 by


As this yummy meal only takes 25 minutes from start to finish, you can make it after the game. While you make it, you can think about how wonderful it was that we beat Boston. 1 pound orechiette (little ears) pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 pound turkey or italian sausage, casings removed 1 small onion,… [Read more…]

Noreen’s Split Pea Soup

November 27, 2011 by


Now that Thanksgiving is over, the choice was to make Pea Soup from the Ham bone or Turkey Soup from the carcass. I chose the Pea soup for a couple of reasons. I LOVE it and it’s sooo easy. 2 tbsp. butter 1 cup minced onion 8 cups water 2 cups ( 1 lb.) green split… [Read more…]

Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

November 18, 2011 by


Cold nights are starting here on the Central Coast and this tummy warming Pot Roast is perfect cold weather fare. Saturday night’s game is a perfect time for this meal. Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy 1 lb. small potatoes 2 cups fresh baby carrots 1 (8-oz) sliced mushrooms 1 med. onion, cut in 6 wedges 2 stalks… [Read more…]

Ministrone Made Easy

November 4, 2011 by


Here’s a take on a classic soup that usually takes hours to make. My version which is short and sweet and tastes like it has been simmering all day. Saturday night the game starts at 7:30 and a nice pot of soup with some crusty bread is the way to go. This soup also freezes really well.… [Read more…]

My sweet dinner during the game…

November 1, 2011


Noreen is wonderful enough to put up some recipes that can be prepared before or during the game without missing any of the action. Very important! So I wanted to share mine from Sunday, Kings v Colorado.  We lost, but my dinner was good!     Beef and Pork Ribs, Smashed garlic potatoes and sauteed… [Read more…]

Time to get cooking now so we can watch the Kings game later

October 30, 2011


It’s the Kings time to shine ladies. Now that baseball is over and basketball is on hold, it’s a great opportunity for the Kings to be featured everywhere, especially on the west coast. This morning my local paper here on the central coast actually had a 1/2 page in the sports section on all the… [Read more…]

Make Ahead Wraps

October 25, 2011


These are a delicious make-ahead lunch or dinner that freezes beautifully. Just make, freeze and then heat in the microwave for a very balanced meal. The best part is that the kids can reheat these when they are hungry and you can enjoy the game without interruption. Ingredients are:  2 cups cooked brown rice        4 … [Read more…]

Cranberry-Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

October 18, 2011


With just a few ingredients and very little work, you’ve got some comfort food to warm your heart. Ingredients:  1 cup beef broth          1/4 cup minced onion          3 to 4 lbs beef chuck roast, trimmed        2 tablespoons black pepper        1 cup barbecue sauce 1 cup cranberry sauce        hamburger buns.   This makes enough for 16,… [Read more…]

Marvelous Make Ahead Salad

October 8, 2011


The King’s game against the Sabres is on at 11am west coast time today. That got me thinking about this wonderful salad that only takes 15 or 20 minutes to prepare. Which means we will be having a wonderful late lunch after the game. A glass of wine and then a nap and our day… [Read more…]

Make Ahead Minestrone

October 5, 2011


A big bowl of hearty soup with crusty bread is the perfect make ahead meal for the opening game on Friday. It will fill the house with wonderful aromas and it can all be done ahead of time. For you ladies who work outside the home, Make it in your crock pot. Put it on… [Read more…]

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

October 1, 2011


This is a perfect do ahead delicious meal. Just a few ingredients, (most of which is already in your kitchen). Combine 1/4 cup of grated or finely chopped onion, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 minced garlic cloves and 1 pound ground sirloin. Shape into 4 patties. Heat a skillet over medium high… [Read more…]

Beef Stroganoff

September 25, 2011


As the official hockey season nears, we are all excited about watching the Kings’ games on TV. But wait!!. We still have to eat and there is no better way to relax during game time than to have the food made ahead of time. So, here’s a sample meal I put together that can be… [Read more…]

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