Grass-Fed Beef Burgers

Hector Hernandez and Brian Shaw, sous chefs at Stone Arch Brewpub in Appleton, conceived this crowd-pleasing burger recipe as the perfect game day meal. They recommend pairing the burger with a Stone Arch Scottish Ale or Stone Arch root beer.

Smoked Brisket Chili

This smoked brisket chili recipe, created by Parker John’s BBQ & Pizza in Menasha, makes enough to feed a hungry crowd. Split the recipe in half if your homegate party is more intimate or enjoy leftovers during the week.

Chef Jeff’s Zucchini Cornbread

Chef Jeff Igel is Program Director of Culinary Outreach at Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton and is a monthly contributor to our “Ask Chef Jeff” column. “Chef Jeff” has spent his entire career in the restaurant and hospitality industry, serving in many capacities. To read more from Chef Jeff, click here. Have a culinary question? READ MORE

Garlic-Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Chef Alex Shea of Mark’s East Side, Appleton The idea for these mashed potatoes came from wanting something more than your average plain mashed potatoes. They are smooth and creamy with a hint of garlic and herbs; not to be overpowering.