sports fan BUT I am excited that the iconic Super Bowl 50 is being played in
The hype around the Bay Area for this historic event is epic.
is buzzing, the embarcadero is shut down except for
Even though Hubby and I are not huge sports fans, we will
probably watch the game and indulge in spinach dip, pigs in a blanket and a bit
of beer. Since we have our Friday Night
Bites tradition, I thought we would have a prelude to some game day food. I made these Savory and Spicy Crackers that
are simply hard to put the bowl down. I
can’t believe how simple they are to make yet so incredibly satisfying. They certainly paired well with a cold beer.
a few years ago. At first we thought it
was made there and soon discovered it was produced in
which is just a little over an hour away from our house. Although, they do have a presence in
with a tap room located in the city. We fell in love with the “Little Sumpin”. This beer is smooth and silky with a
wheaty-ness to it. It has a citrus undertone to it and strong hop finish. It you like an IPA, you will love this beer.
1 (9oz) Package of Oyster Crackers
1 (1 oz) Package of Ranch Dressing Mix
1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
2 to 4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes (depending how spicy you
½ Cup Canola or Vegetable Oil
½ Cup Parmesan Cheese, Grated
In a large bowl, add the oil, ranch dressing mix, garlic
powder, parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes. Mix well.
Add the oyster crackers and gently toss to cover all crackers.
Preheat an oven to 250 degrees.
Pour the cracker mixture onto a baking sheet and bake for 15
to 20 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
Let cool. Store in an airtight