Everything tastes better outside! This Saturday is dedicated to Spartan football and a two-meal tailgate outdoors on Munn Field.
My niece (20) and nephew (18) go to my alma mater, Michigan State University, and our tradition is to meet them on campus for a family tailgate with my Dad, husband and my brother's family, when possible.
The moon and stars aligned and the day was perfect! We arrived at 9AM and got a great spot near the stadium to set up our tailgate. By 9:30, French Toast and breakfast sausages were hot off the grill. You can get my recipe for Outdoor French Toast here.
It was a bit cold and damp when we arrived and I was thankful for the "instant" MSU fleece scarves that I had made. I bought a yard and a quarter of fleece (similar to this pattern) and cut it into 3 long strips to make instant scarves. They looked great and added a necessary touch of green to our warm jackets. Later when the sun came out (no rain!), I was warm enough to show my spirit in a vintage Spartan sweatshirt and green beaded necklace.
It was a perfect day - full of football, family and french toast. Do you tailgate?