Hey Friends!
We have been busy at Grand Traverse Sauce. Recipe testing has been a huge hit (especially around lunch time). More sauces are to come, but right now we are getting ready for the big game Sunday. Here are some recipes to get on your table just in time for kick off paired with your favorite sauces! These crowd pleaser recipes are perfectly paired with a Day Off Margarita.


Great for chips, crackers and pretzels!

2 large avocados mashed
¼ c red onion
2 tbs chopped cilantro
¼ c diced tomatoes
½ tbs garlic, minced
1 tbs Olympus Mons or 2 tbs Castaway
Salt and fresh lime juice to taste.

5 ea roma tomatoes seeds removed small diced
¼ red onion small diced
2 tbs cilantro  Chopped
½ tbs garlic minced
1 tsp onion powder
Fresh lime juice & salt to taste  
2-4 TBS  of Girl Boss or Siren (for smoky flavor)

Mix all ingredients and chill for 30 min before serving. Makes about 2 cups.

Cheese Ball
8oz cream cheese warmed or room temp
2 tbs green onion thin sliced
2 tbs bacon (cooked crispy diced into small bits more to roll ball in-optional)
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp garlic powder
2 tbs DD214 or Kickstand
¼ cup chopped almonds (optional)

Mix all ingredients chill for 30 minutes (or overnight). Take out and form into a ball roll in bacon or almonds. Serve with crackers of choice.

French Onion Dip
8 oz cream cheese (warm or room temp)
2 tbs dried onion
1 c sour cream
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire
6 oz Red Hot Griff or DD214

Mix all ingredients and chill for 30 minutes before serving.

Hot Wings for Game Time!
2 oz (1/2 stick) Butter, unsalted
1/4 cup Red Hot Griff or Siren
Boneless bites or Chicken wings and drumsticks

1. Cook chicken as specified on the package and as desired. 
2. meanwhile, melt butter in pan. Whisk in hot sauce. 
3. Place chicken in a bowl and drizzle hot sauce/butter mixture. Toss to coat. Serve immediately.


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