Super bowl parties excuse to pig-out

As long as I can remember our friends have gotten together on Super Bowl Sunday at the home of a retired NFL official who worked three Super Bowls.  His performance  netted him three super bowl rings weighing about 17 pounds each. 

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He could wear them all at once along with his Mississippi State ring and call them brass knuckles. 

saveMost years we could care less about the game – well, all except for that banner year when the Saints took home the title – 2011 I believe it was. 

Now that was a game I couldn’t tear myself away from.  All the other years I hung out in the kitchen with the other women and we would nonchalantly glance toward the TV set during a commercial or two, stifling a yawn.

But the food – now that’s the real reason for the seasonal celebration. The unhealthier the better. I saw a 47-layer dip some folks made for their Super Bowl party which contained 110,000 calories. You need a lot of guests to get out of there still wearing your jeans.

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