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MA Butcher Shop Talks Game Day Dishes

When it comes to game day, the highlight of the day (besides winning) is the food to get you through. While there’s no shortage of game day snacks, one category that never fails to impress is meat dishes. Whether you’re hosting a gathering of friends for the big game or simply want to indulge in some mouthwatering treats, these three meat dishes are sure to be winners on any game-day menu. And what’s better than that? You can find all the meat you need for these recipes at your favorite butcher shop in MA, Main Course Market!

Pulled Pork Sliders

Pulled pork sliders are a hit for those who love tender, flavorful meat packed into small, easy-to-eat sandwiches. Here’s how to make them:

  • Slow Cook: Rub a pork shoulder with your favorite spice blend and slow-cook it in a crockpot or oven until it’s tender and easily shreds with a fork, typically for 8-10 hours.
  • Shred: Remove the pork from the cooker, shred it using two forks, and mix it with a tangy barbecue sauce.
  • Assemble: Toast small slider buns, pile on the pulled pork, and top with coleslaw or pickles for a refreshing crunch.

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Chili Con Carne

Nothing warms the spirit on game day like a hearty bowl of chili con carne. This meaty chili is not only delicious but also a great option for feeding a crowd. Here’s a basic recipe:

  • Sauté: In a large pot, sauté onions, garlic, and ground beef until browned.
  • Simmer: Add diced tomatoes, kidney beans, chili powder, cumin, and paprika. Simmer for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  • Serve: Garnish with shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped green onions. Serve with tortilla chips or cornbread.

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

For those who crave a spicy and savory snack, bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers are the way to go. These little bites are a perfect blend of heat and indulgence. Here’s how to prepare them:

  • Prepare: Cut jalapeño peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds and membranes to reduce their spiciness. Fill each half with a mixture of cream cheese and shredded cheddar.
  • Wrap: Wrap each jalapeño half with a slice of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
  • Bake: Arrange the poppers on a baking sheet and bake at 375°F (190°C) until the bacon is crispy and the peppers are tender, typically for about 20-25 minutes.
  • Enjoy: Serve hot, and watch them disappear quickly!


Visit Your Favorite MA Butcher Shop, Main Course Market!

Whether you’re in need of ingredients for your next family dinner or are hosting an event, you can find everything you need right at your favorite butcher shop in MA, Main Course Market! For more information on our weekly specials, we encourage you to check out our Facebook or call today to place an order for catering!

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