Last minute game day grub


Game day is here. As you prepare to gather with friends and family around the big screen, make sure you have some great grub on deck to make the celebration complete.

While the thought of putting together an all-star spread can be nerve racking, it is actually easier than you may think. Simple recipes featuring high-quality ingredients make it possible to serve up big flavor without a lot of fuss. For tips on how to score a game day menu that will impress your guests, check out the below recipes courtesy of


Create a DIY pizza station
Prepare dough ahead of time or purchase individual serving size crusts and invite guests to make their own personal pizzas. Provide an array of fresh veggies, meats and herbs for endless combinations. Don’t forget plenty of quality cheese, and for a special twist, add some unexpected flavors, such as Jarlsberg Brand Cheese. Best known as a classic wedge, this nutty, mild cheese is also wonderful shredded for a uniquely delicious pizza flavor. Get guests started with this Sausage, Mushroom and Herb Pizza and then invite them to get creative on their own.

Cheese and Mushroom Pizza
Makes: 1 pizza
1 premade pizza dough (14-16 ounces)
5 tablespoons tomato sauce
2 diced Roma tomatoes
8 ounces shredded Jarlsberg Cheese
2 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
8-10 sliced mushrooms
2 teaspoons oregano
arugula (optional)

Heat oven to 425 F.

Follow pre-made pizza dough instructions on package.

Spread thin layer of tomato sauce and fresh tomatoes on uncooked pizza dough, sprinkle with cheeses, top with mushrooms and finish with oregano.
Bake pizza in oven for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Garnish with arugula, if desired.

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