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Skip the Chips While Still Enjoying the Dip

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Tomorrow is National Chips and Dip Day and we’re putting a twist on this classic combination by … you guessed it, ditching the chips. This ultimate dip recipe from Damn Delicious will have you wondering why there isn’t a rind and dip day!

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Beef Queso:

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  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 oz. ground beef
  • 1 tsp. creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 oz. block cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • ½ cup canned diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup canned chopped green chiles
  • ¼ cup of salsa verde

Instructions:

Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat and add in ground beef and seasonings. Cook until browned and drain the excess fat. Add block cheddar cheese into a saucepan, stirring until it melts. Add in Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, chilies and salsa. Stir in ground beef and heat for a few minutes.


Once it’s done, serve it up with some Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy pork rinds. Celebrate this day with the ultimate crunch!

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What To Do When Your Bracket Goes Bust

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March Madness is in full swing and we want to know how your bracket is holding up. If it’s still intact, we want to congratulate you!  If its crashed and burned, we’d like to help you ease the pain and enjoy the rest of the games.

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The best way to quiet your tears is with a beer and snack pairing guide that will help you forget the fact that your team missed the Sweet Sixteen.

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  • Lager: Lagers are traditionally light and refreshing beers. If this is the brew you tend to reach for, grab a bag of Salt and Vinegar pork rinds! The tang of the salt and vinegar goes great with the crisp notes found in lagers.
  • Ale: Some Ales have notes that are a bit fruity and spicy. Turn up the heat and grab a bag of Hot and Spicy Southern Recipe Pork Rinds. The subtle heat found in the rinds will compliment the notes of spice found in your ale.
  • IPA: IPA’s tend to have a bitter and hoppy flavor. We suggest reaching for a smoky snack to go with this beer. There’s no better choice than our Bar-B-Q rinds!

This pairing guide not enough to get you over the madness? It’s alright, give one of these southern recipes a try and let some good home cooking do the trick.

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3 Keys to the Perfect Camping Trip

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We’ve gathered some most helpful tips from experience, and Greatist, to offer 3 major keys to a perfect camping trip.


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  • The Right Pack: If you’re gonna be doing a bit of hiking on your trip, you’ll want to make sure you have a pack that’s light and won’t weigh you down. If your trip is only a few days long, your best bet is to pick up a 60-80 liter pack.
  • Catch some Z’s: All of that hiking and fishing is gonna wear you out, so it’s important to make sure you’ve got the proper sleeping bag and tent. You want a tent that is going to be weather resistant to, which means a “three-season” tent is your best bet of ensuring a good night’s sleep.
  • Fuel: All this activity is gonna require some serious fuel. Make sure you have portable and filling snacks on hand that will keep you full during your outdoor adventure. Southern Recipe Pork Rinds are protein-packed and will fire you up during your high-intensity trek!

With Southern Recipe in hand you can easily turn your next family camping trip into a memorable tradition

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Make the Most of March Madness

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For us March means one thing … basketball. Don’t miss the buzzer-beating shots, bracket-breaking upsets and watching underdogs become heroes.

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As tip off nears, we want to help you make the most of March Madness with these helpful game winning tips.

Tip #1: We get it, you might be tempted to take a shot in the dark when it comes to making your bracket. But before you do that, do a little research on the teams you’re not sure about. This can help your bracket withstand the upsets that are bound to happen.

Tip #2: With all those games going on, it can be hard to keep track of when each one begins. Keep a schedule on hand so you don’t miss the games you’re dying to see!

Tip #3: Nothing’s better than watching a nail biting game with your friends. Host a viewing party, so you and your pals can keep up with all the action on the court. The most essential part of a viewing party are some tasty snacks. So stock up on some Southern Recipe pork rinds for the perfect game day snack.

Keep your snacks simple with these pork rind recipes that won’t drive you to madness.

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And the Big Winner is…

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The Big Game has come and gone, but the celebration of Pork Rind Appreciation Day sure hasn’t ended!

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In the months leading up to The Big Game, we partnered with Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund to celebrate Pork Rind Appreciation Day with our Memory Game, “Guess The Great”!

All our fans had to do was match ‘em right and they were entered to win our huge $2,500 cash prize and a year of Southern Recipe rinds! We’re proud to announce that Beverly S. from Newton, New Hampshire is the big “Guess The Great” winner!

We would like to thank everyone who took part in playing this game. Your plays resulted in some awesome donations to a great cause! For more information on upcoming contests, giveaways and pork rind news, be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

 

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Step Up Your Snacking In Honor of National Snack Food Month

February is National Snack Food Month and we’re celebrating by taking our favorite snack (pork rinds of course!) to the next level! So, go ahead and grab a bag of Southern Recipe rinds because it’s time to step up your snacking!

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Jalapeno Poppers

Pork Rind Nachos: Add a tasty twist to a traditional nacho recipe by swapping out corn chips for Southern Recipe pork rinds. Layer on your favorite toppings for a tasty snack with some massive crunch!

Jalapeno Poppers: Jalapeno poppers are a classic snack food. Next time you’re craving this spicy snack, go for a low carb recipe using pork rinds instead of bread crumbs. Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy pork rinds work perfectly in this snack food recipe!

Pork Rinds and Queso Dip: You heard us right … pork rinds and queso. We can’t think of a better combination than Southern Recipe pork rinds and cheesy queso dip. Make this snack even more hearty by adding ground beef to your recipe!

Craving more crunch? Check out our Pinterest page for a little inspiration on how to elevate your favorite snacks!

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Helpful Tips Just in Time for Game Day

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Calling all football fans! The Big Game is quickly approaching and you know what that means… it’s time to plan the perfect game day party.

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This year, get a jump start on your Big Game party planning with these helpful tips and tricks.

porkrindsbagsGame Day Tip #1: Finger foods are key. They allow your guests to try a variety of different snacks and you don’t have to get tied down to the kitchen.

Game Day Tip #2: Skip the chips and dip this year and create a delicious nacho bar for your guests to enjoy. Arrange a variety of toppings for your guests to choose from and let them make their own delicious creation. Just don’t forget to lay out the pork rinds!

Game Day Tip #3: Get inspired by the x’s and o’s of play books by creating a football inspired craft beer tasting. Draw some plays on a chalkboard and place cups of beer on the o’s. This is a festive way for your guests to try some unique brews.

Game Day Tip #4: Keep your guests from looking for a bottle opener by tying one to the cooler. This way it will be in a convenient place for your friends and family!

Game Day Tip #5: No game day is complete without Southern Recipe. Whether you love pork rinds, cracklins or curls, we have the perfect game day snack for you! And now, when you play “Guess the Great”, before February 5th, you’ll be entered to win $2,500 for Game Day!

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Tempting Slow Cooker Meals Even You Can Make

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January not only signifies the start of a new year, but it’s also a time for us to celebrate the slow cooker. Whip out this handy kitchen gadget and grab your grocery list because it’s time to get cooking!

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This month, we’ve gathered our favorite, time-saving slow cooker recipes that go deliciously with the crunch of Southern Recipe Pork Rinds.

  • Cheesy Cowboy Casserole: This hearty and flavorful dish is the perfect meal to enjoy on a chilly day. Filled with beef, potatoes, bacon and cheese. Add a crunchy twist by adding Southern Recipe Bar-B-Que Pork Rinds.160563976
  • Chili Mac n’ Cheese: Craving a twist to the traditional Mac n’ Cheese? Add chili to your recipe to create a beefy mac n’ cheese. Serve this dish with Original Southern Recipe Pork Rinds for a delicious dinner.
  • Slow Cooker Corn and Jalapeno Dip: Make game day even better by whipping up this delicious dip. Not only is this creamy dip easy to make, but it also pairs perfectly with Southern Recipe Hot and Spicy Pork Rinds.
  • Enchilada Orzo: Add a tasty twist to a classic Mexican dish. This Enchilada Orzo is the perfect comfort food for a chilly day. Add some extra flavor and crunch by adding crumbled Southern Recipe Pork Rinds on top.

Craving more pork rind recipes? Check out our favorite southern recipes using Southern Recipe. No matter what you’re in the mood for, we’ve got you covered.

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Test Your Memory…and Luck with “Guess The Great”

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At Southern Recipe we think there is no better combination than pork rinds and pig skins. And with The Big Game right around the corner, we’re celebrating in a big way!

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We’ve partnered with Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund to bring you the memory game “Guess The Great.” All you have to do is match ’em right and you’ll be entered to win big…$2,500 big! And each time you try to win, a donation is made to Gridiron Greats.

Gridiron Greats, Coach Mike Ditka’s personal charity, helps football heroes in dire need. They provide hands-on assistance to help retired football players and their families deal with some of the hardships they may face after football.

So go ahead and head over to porkrindday.com and play before The Big Game arrives! The winner will be selected February 21st, so be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to find out if you won!

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The Easy Way to Keep Your Get Fit Resolution

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With 2017 approaching, it’s time for all of us to plan our New Year’s resolutions. Whether you keep them or break them, we all start the New Year off with the best intentions. This year, we want to help you keep your resolution.

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Many of you will be able to relate to our New Year’s resolution. This year we want to get healthier. But we don’t want to completely deprive ourselves of the snacks and foods that we love.

If you’re in the same boat as us, you’re in luck! Southern Recipe Pork Rinds have always been a delicious, low carb snack. One serving of our pork rinds has 0 carbs, 9 grams of protein, and only 5 grams of fat. Go ahead and crunch on those numbers!

This year, we’re going to help you keep your get fit resolution. Add some delicious crunch to your recipes with Southern Recipe Pork Rinds. We’ve got some down-home southern specialties that are delicious with our pork rinds, you have to try to believe!

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