Be in the Zone with George Hirsch's GameDay Party Plan

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TV Host, Lifestyle Expert, Chef George Hirsch's winning party strategy includes popular recipes and tips for Super Bowl XLII. In addition to having your team win on GameDay, a big part of the success is having the right food choices for your guests.

Just in time for Super Bowl XLII, George Hirsch is sharing his expert party plan to create a winning event right at home. Based on recipes and tips from his best selling cookbooks and popular lifestyle TV series "George Hirsch Living it UP".

George's inspiring ideas, coupled with his easy savory recipes, will make your GameDay celebration one that family and friends will talk about well after GameDay.

George's GameDay Party Plan will guide you from the pre-game; such as shopping, menu preparation and recommendations of what foods to serve through out the game. Even if the game goes into over time, George has you covered.

George's Suggested GameDay Party Tips:

  • Prepare all hot foods one day ahead and refrigerate
  • Have all finger snacks out before guests arrive
  • Heat and serve all hot foods one hour before kick off
  • Serve sandwiches and cold foods at half time so you do not miss any action
  • Serve coffee and desserts at the end of the third quarter, when you close the bar
  • Send guests home with George's freshly-baked Brownie Cookies as a souvenir of your GameDay party

George's GameDay Sample Recipe:

Makes 1 cup

A ripened avocado will have a sweet aroma and be soft to the touch. This versatile, flavorful dish that is easy to make, only 60 seconds to mix once you have the ingredients chopped.

2 ripe avocados, room temperature
Juice of two limes
2 Tablespoons sweet onion, chopped fine
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeno, deseeded and chopped
2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro
hot sauce and salt to taste

Press onion and garlic into the side of a medium size bowl with a pinch of salt. Slice avocados in half, remove the seed and scoop out avacado meat from skin with a large spoon. Roughly mash avocado in bowl.
Squeeze the lime juice over the entire avocado. Add chopped jalapeno, chopped cilantro and hot sauce. Toss and serve immediately.

George's GameDay Menu:

  • Cane Charr Shrimp
  • Chicken Chipolte Tostadas
  • BBQ Pork Sandwiches, easy do ahead
  • George's 60 Second Guacamole
  • Artichoke Calzone
  • Chipolte Chili
  • Smoked Sausage in a Jam Sauce
  • Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Access your successful party plan with George Hirsch's GameDay winning recipes & tips:

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About George Hirsch, CEC, CCE, AAC
George Hirsch is the host of the syndicated television series "George Hirsch Living it Up". In Fall 2008 "George Hirsch Living it UP!" releases its sixth season in syndication. The TV series highlights food, travel, recreation and home.

As a five-time best selling author, lifestyle expert George Hirsch has reached a global audience through U.S. Syndication, his nine previous PBS series for more than a decade.

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