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The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu

Garlic Shrimp and Goat Cheese Toasts // Karista's Kitchen

Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner and it’s time to start planning all those game day nibbles and feasts!

The Super bowl menu is one of the most fun menu’s to plan – it almost feels like another holiday celebration.

Cubano Sliders with Marinated Pork, Ham, Swiss Cheese, Pickles, Mustard on Sweet Slider Buns // Karista's Kitchen

Even though my team isn’t in the Super Bowl (crying, sad face) this year, I’m rooting for my cousin Shelby’s team (sorry Carolina fans… Go Broncos!) and cooking up a delicious table of food to commemorate the day.

Asian Salmon Sliders with Cilantro Lime Aioli and Marinated Cucumbers // Karista's Kitchen

I’m posting some tasty food from the archives as well as a new appetizer that is over the top lush with creamy goat cheese and garlic goodness.  My Garlic Shrimp on Goat Cheese Toasts.

Nori wrapped salmon with fresh herbs, dijon and wasabi

I’ve also included these flavorful and hearty Cubano Sliders and Asian Salmon Sliders on the Super Bowl menu and for lighter fare, I’m serving my Grilled Crab and Avocado Quesadillas with Pineapple Cilantro Salsa and Nori Wrapped Salmon Bites.

Crab and Avocado Quesadillas with Pineapple Cilantro Salsa // Karista's Kitchen


Rounding out the Super Bowl menu is my most requested recipe, Slow Oven Baked Ribs.  I like to plan a large table of food so there will be a little something for everyone. 

Slow Oven Baked Ribs // Karista's Kitchen

Of course we can’t skip dessert on this momentous occasion, so I’m going to totally step outside this wintry, cold season, reach into my freezer for the last few bags of blueberries that I froze over the summer to make Max’s Five Ingredient Blueberry Cobbler!

Easy five ingredient blueberry cobbler // Karista's Kitchen

Super Bowl Sunday never tasted so good!  Bet you wish you were eating at my house next weekend 😉

Delicious Wishes and Loads of Love,


The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu

16-20 Toasts

The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu

Gulf prawns are tender and sweet and make a delicious pairing with these creamy goat cheese toasts. Combined with fresh garlic and butter, this decadent first course will bring pleasure to everyone’s palate.


  • 1 large baguette, sliced into 1-2 inch thick slices
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil for brushing baguette slices
  • 8 ounces creamy goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chive
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 – 1 ½ lb Gulf Prawns (about 20-24), deveined with tails on, patted dry with a paper towel
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • Additional chopped fresh chive for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Brush each slice of baguette with olive oil, one side only, and place olive oil side up on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for about 8-10 minutes, just enough to lightly toast the baguette slices. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with a little salt.
  • In a small bowl mix together the goat cheese and chopped chives. Spread a teaspoon or more onto each toast. Either keep the toasts on the baking sheet or place the toasts on a serving platter.
  • Season the prawns with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet or sauté pan over medium high heat and then add 2 tablespoons butter and the oil. When the butter and oil are hot, almost smoking, place the shrimp in a single layer in the pan and brown on each side, about one to two minutes each side. You may need to brown the shrimp in batches depending on the size of your pan.
  • Once the last batch of shrimp is browned, add all the shrimp back into the pan and take the pan off the heat. Stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons butter, chopped garlic and squeeze of lemon coating all the shrimp.
  • Place one or two shrimp on each goat cheese toast and then garnish with additional fresh chive. Serve immediately.
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    Superbowl Sunday Recipe Ideas

    Superbowl Sunday Recipe Ideas // Karista's Kitchen

    Have you planned your Superbowl menu yet?  I should have done that weeks ago but I finally narrowed it down to a few selections.

    Slow Oven Baked Ribs // Karista's Kitchen

    I’m definitely serving Ranger Craig’s fave Slow Oven Baked Ribs.  These are moist, succulent and full of delicious flavor.  Not to mention, so easy to prepare!

    Asian Marinated Pork Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Spicy Mustard // Karista's Kitchen

    Superbowl Sliders

    My youngest gal and her teenage friends loves sliders, so I’m making the teen crew Asian Marinated Pork Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Spicy Mustard.  The marinated pork is so perfect for sliders but I often make this dish without buns and serve it over rice and steamed Bok Choy.

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema and Cilantro Slaw

    My oldest gal and I are huge taco fans so I’m making my Salmon Tacos with Pineapple Cilantro Slaw.

    Will I be cooking all day?  Probably.  But as my daughter once said to her friends “my Mom loves to feed people. It makes her happy.”  And so it does. 🙂

    Peanut Butter Brownies // Karista's Kitchen

    My crew also loves to indulge in a little something sweet now and again; especially at Superbowl Sunday.  So I’m making these lovely little Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Brownies for a quick sweet that doesn’t require a lot of fuss.

    Below is a list of these delicious recipes.  Click on the recipe title and it will take you to the recipe.

    Delicious Wishes and Loads of Love!


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    Rogue Spruce Gin & Tonic


      For one serving
    • Crushed ice
    • 2 - 3 ounces Rogue Spruce Gin
    • 4 - 5 ounces Tonic Water
    • Squeeze of fresh lime


  • Add crushed ice to an tumbler
  • Pour the Rogue Spruce gin over the ice
  • Next pour the tonic water over the ice
  • Give it a quick stir and squeeze of lime. Enjoy!
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