Kick off football season in style

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – Football season is here and WINK along with WXCW are your home to some of the best college and professional games of the season. Before you watch the big game though, you have to make sure your tailgate and game-day party is on point.

The Fort Myers High School Cheer Team, Dicks Sporting Goods and Texas Tony’s joined WINK News This Morning on Thursday, to show you how a tailgate should be thrown. Jimmy Blanke of Texas Tony’s made some easy and simple but still delicious recipes you can try this football season.

First Down Cheese Dip

  • Melted Velveeta cheese
  • Crab meat
  • Can of Rotel
  • Beer

Melt cheese on stove top and stir in ingredients, serve over chips or in a dip bowl.

Quarterback Baked Beans

  • Your favorite baked beans
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Onion
  • Green Pepper
  • Rib or sausage meet or both
  • Beer

Mix ingredients together and heat on stove top or grill, add leftover extras of your favorite sausage, rib meat, brisket or pork for additional flavor. 

Sideline Shrimp Skewers

  • Shrimp
  • Bacon
  • Jalapenos

Wrap shrimp in bacon, add a jalapeno if you’d like a little extra spice and skewer. Grill to cook shrimp and bacon, glaze with a little BBQ sauce. 

After you’ve got the perfect game-day food, you can always watch your favorite football games on WINK and WXCW or listen to them on 92.5 Fox News and 1240/1270 WFAN-AM.

This Saturday’s college football highlights include:

2:30 p.m. – Inside College Football – WINK

3:00 p.m. – College Football Today – WINK

3:30 p.m. – Louisville Vs. Auburn – WINK

4:00 p.m. – Wofford @ Clemson – WXCW

7:30 p.m. – New Mexico @ Florida – WFAN-AM

8:00 p.m. – Texas State @ Florida State – 92.5 Fox News


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