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Stubb’s Recipe Contest: Stubb’s Game Day Sausage Kebabs

Posted by Brandon On September - 22 - 2015Comments Off on Stubb’s Recipe Contest: Stubb’s Game Day Sausage Kebabs
stubbskebabsStubb’s Game Day Sausage Kebabs
Submitted by: Shauna H.
  • 5 precooked high quality beef sausages
  • 3 bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow)
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 Cup Stubb’s Original Barbeque sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • 4 kebab skewers


  1. Soak kebab skewers in water for an hour to prevent burning.
  2. Cut veggies into one inch pieces.
  3. Cut each sausage into four chunks.
  4. Thread the sausage and a variety of veggies onto each skewer.
  5. Brush them with Stubb’s barbeque sauce and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Cook for four minutes per side on a grill that has been oiled and preheated to medium high heat.

The reason I love these kebabs so much for tailgating is that the meat is already cooked through, so the grilling is easily done and is used simply to warm the meat through, char the veggies, and caramelize that delectable Stubb’s Sauce.  The Kebabs can be skewered a day ahead and brought to the venue in an airtight container.  Simply brush on the sauce while your coals get hot, and you’ll be well on your way to a party.  It’s a great inexpensive recipe that makes it easy to bring a long a few extras to share with unexpected sports fanatics that show up at your tailgate because they smelled your great food cooking.

Jerry King Tailgating Cartoon #196

Posted by Jerry On September - 19 - 2015Comments Off on Jerry King Tailgating Cartoon #196

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Video: Louisville Chugger Fail at Buffalo Bills tailgate

Posted by Dave On September - 17 - 2015Comments Off on Video: Louisville Chugger Fail at Buffalo Bills tailgate

The practice of doing The Louisville Chugger while tailgating is becoming more and more commonplace. The Louisville Chugger fails are becoming more and more commonplace too. We’ve all seen those DirecTV commercials where celebrities claim to have an alter ego that has cable TV and they implore you to “don’t be like this me”.

When tailgating, don’t be like this guy…

Tailgating Recipe Contest: Win $100 Gift Card & Free Stubb’s Goodies

Posted by Dave On September - 16 - 2015Comments Off on Tailgating Recipe Contest: Win $100 Gift Card & Free Stubb’s Goodies

Stubb's Logo

We are happy to announce that we are teaming up with Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q to offer a recipe contest where the grand prize winner can win a $100 gift card along with some other great prizes from Stubb’s. Second and third place finishers will also receive some Stubb’s goodies.

Here is how the contest will work:

Submit your best tailgating recipe that contains a Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q rub, sauce, marinade, etc. All submissions need to be submitted via our contact form. Please include in your subject line: Stubb’s Tailgating Recipe. You may attach a photo along with your recipe.

Deadline to submit your recipe will be 11:59 pm pacific time, September 29, 2015. All submissions will be posted on Tailgatingideas.com for review.

From September 30 – October 2, 2015, the Tailgating Ideas staff will review all recipes and compile the top 10 submissions in our opinion. October 5th, the top 10 recipes will be announced on tailgatingideas.com. That announcement will include a poll that allows readers to vote on the recipe they think is the best and most deserving of the grand prize. Readers will be encouraged to share the poll with with friends via social media to increase the chances of their recipe of choice winning. The recipe receiving the most votes by 11:59 pm pacific time, October 12, 2015 will win the grand prize. Recipe receiving the second most votes will win second prize and the recipe receiving the third largest amount of votes will win third prize.


Grand prize package: $100 Visa gift card, Stubb’s apron, Stubb’s tote, T-shirt, mason jar and sauce carrier (see images above) along with $25 in Stubb’s free product coupons.
Second place: Stubb’s T-shirt and tote bag along with $20 in Stubb’s coupons
Third place: $20 in Stubb’s coupons

All winners will be notified via email and will be asked to provide a shipping address for their prizes to be sent. All prizes will be shipped from Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q within two weeks of receiving the winners’ shipping information.

To gain some inspiration on your next recipe, visit Stubb’s recipe page online. There you can get inspiration for beef, pork, poultry and even veggie recipes using Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q rubs, marinades and sauces.

Best of luck and don’t forget the deadline to submit your recipe is 11:59 pm pacific time, September 29, 2015.

Aardvark NCAA & NFL Team Straws

Posted by Dave On September - 15 - 2015Comments Off on Aardvark NCAA & NFL Team Straws

Dallas Cowboys Aardvark paper drinking straws

We tailgaters and sports fans alike, we love to show our team spirit in numerous ways. Forget about the clothing you wear while tailgating. That’s passé. We like our team spirit to cover everything from our tablecloths, party cups, plates, napkins, even a football helmet snack bowl with our team’s logo. Bud Light recently introduced NFL Team-Specific Cans that contain the logos and slogans of 28 NFL franchises. It stands to reason that tailgating nation would want an officially licensed drinking straw that sports the colors and logos of NFL and NCAA teams.

Aardvark Straws has come out with a line of paper drinking straws that are not only eco-friendly but sports the colors and logos of most of your favorite teams. These durable, chlorine-free paper straws won’t decompose or bleed into your drink and are better for the environment than regular plastic straws. Regular plastic straws do not sport your team’s logo either. If you are in a battle with your tailgating neighbors on who can be the bigger fan, we’re willing to bet if you hand them your parking lot famous jungle juice with an LSU Tigers Straw sticking out the top, they will concede defeat on the spot.

Available in many popular NCAA teams, Aardvark paper drinking straws are officially licensed and contain the official logos of the teams. Aardvark also offers straws of all 32 NFL franchises. So when Johnny Football drops out of rehab, he can hit the Gin & Tonic out of an officially licensed Cleveland Browns Eco-Flex® Paper Straw. Thanks Aardvark!

We had the opportunity to test out the Aardvark NCAA & NFL drinking straws at home and while tailgating. You can see the photos we posted on Instagram here and here. After testing these drinking straws thoroughly, these Aardvark straws are “Tailgate Approved”.

A package of 24 drinking straws will cost $5.25 if purchased directly through aardvarkstraws.com online store. Aardvark Drinking Straws on Amazon are also available.

For more information or to purchase some for your next tailgate, visit: aardvarkstraws.com.

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