While we’re not throwing a party for every basketball game in March, many of us (me included) are avidly watching. Hey, some of us are wagering laundry duties on those bracket tourneys. Plus the constant sports schedule is an excuse to try the game-day eats you couldn’t squeeze into your football season lineup. Here are a five we’ll be serving basketball buffs this season.
Slam Dunk Sweets
No game-day competition is complete without dessert making a major play. Serve up Basketball Mini Cookie Pies from blogger Dorothy Kern for a swoosh-worthy treat that’ll get the crowd, or at least your family, on their feet. I’ll be keeping a few game-day sweets around the house all month for impromptu celebrations. Here are a few of my favorites.
Slow-cooker sandwiches always score big on my family flav-o-meter. And these Slow-Cooker Pulled Beef Sammies are no exception. All-day tourneys require all-day eats, so set up the crock and other dishes and let family members serve themselves. I’ll be preparing this one-skillet-plus-a-bun recipe for Mexican Sloppy Joes, then running around the house yelling “she shoots … she scores!”
What will you be serving during basketball tournament season?