A hearty believer that life should be filled with fun and whimsy, Sam weaves together a colorful journey through her delicious creations. Follow along with her recipe tutorials, get sneak peeks into exclusive brand photo shoots, and have a great time along the way. No judgement here, just scrumptious fun!
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In my world, hosting a football viewing party is just as much a sport as the actual game we are watching. Inventive platings, strategic pairings, and scrumptious blueprints make for a fun and rowdy day of entertaining. Today, I am going to walk you through one of my favorite types of game day foods: the Grazing Board. Featuring delectable eats from Farm Rich paired with dressings, it is sure to elevate your football viewing party game.
The first fabulous thing about the Grazing Board is that once it’s assembled, your work is done. No need to run back and forth to the kitchen, refill plates, or sweat over a hot stove. Literally set out the Grazing Board and enjoy the game day festivities with your guests. The second fabulous thing about it is that the board is deceptively complex and decorative. Your guests will think you put in hours whipping up such a gorgeous board, when in actuality you only invested a few extra minutes for arranging. This is exactly why I like incorporating Farm Rich snacks and appetizers into the mix. Not only do they offer a wide variety of wholesome foods to choose from, they are frozen and easy-to-prepare so that you can make the most of your time with your friends and family. To show you just how simple it is to create the Grazing Board, let’s walk through the steps together…
Step 1: Get the Staples
Delicious staples are at the foundation of every successful Grazing Board. I am talking about show-stopping appetizers and scrumptious bites to keep a buzz about the game day energy. This is where Farm Rich comes into play. The line of Farm Rich snacks and appetizers offers the perfect variety for all your munching needs. The brand offers quick ‘n easy snacks, apps, and meals that are great for not only game day hosting, but also just casual family time fun. For today’s board, I am featuring Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites and Farm Rich Loaded Potato Skins as the centerpiece. Oh, and did I mention I easily found these Farm Rich snacks in the freezer section of my local Kroger?! Easy peasy!
Step 2: Get the Accessories
By accessories, I mean secondary foods. Things like crackers, veggies, cheese, and nuts. You know, the things that will add a bit of variety to the board without being the main stars. Here is the list of my Grazing Board’s accessories:
· Gourmet Cheese
· Cherry Tomatoes
· Veggie Straws
· Bell Peppers
· Prosciutto Cheese Sticks
Step 3: Dip it Real Good
Any good Grazing Board has a delicious dip or two to anchor it. This is where dressings and dips come in to save the day. With a generous helping of blue cheese and ranch dressing, the board is sure to be a munching haven that keeps your guests happy. These dressings are perfect paired with Farm Rich snacks and other game day fare. I highly recommend dunking the Loaded Potato Skins in ranch and the Mozzarella Bites in the blue cheese. You’re welcome!
Step 4: Assemble
I am not going to lie, this is the most complicated step in the process. Not because it is particularly difficult, but only because it takes a few extra minutes than the usual entertaining plating. But trust me, those few extra minutes will pay off in spades. To make this Grazing Board the centerpiece of your Super Sunday festivities, take your time to assemble all the goods in a decorative pattern on the board itself. Arrange them by color, size, or shape, and your presentation skills will be catapulted into the “expert level.” For today’s board, I went full-on kaleidoscope, baby!
Step 5: Enjoy!
All that is left is putting on the game, donning your favorite team jersey, and setting out the Grazing Board for everyone’s pleasure.
There you have it, friends! A deceptively easy Grazing Board to elevate your Super Sunday entertaining. Make sure to pick up Farm Rich snacks at your nearest market. Now tell me, who are you rooting for this year?