TODAY | January 22, 2014
>>> back now at 8:50 with martha on "today." this morning, the playbook to make your super bowl party a real winner. martha stewart 's here with some perfect snacks to serve. the recipes straight from the pages of " martha stewart living ." good morning. it's like crazing all game long.
>> you love chicken legs, chicken wings , don't you?
>> i love these. you do them differently. we've also got pigs in a blanket .
>> this is easy, a tequila lime chicken drumstick. buy small drumsticks. order them now, they're going to be sold out by the weekend, you know that. so lime juice . you can squeeze some more limes for me. you know how to use that, don't you?
>> i do.
>> tequila , honey --
>> that's a lot of tequila .
>> you know, this is the marinade, and you're going to put a lot of chicken wings in here. put them in a plastic bag and let them marinate for a day or a few hours. that's your -- don't forget, a little bit of oil, salt --
>> pepper and lime juice . mix that altogether, marinate your drumsticks and then just roast them in the oven. no frying.
>> how long do they take?
>> 20 minutes , 30 minutes at the most, serve them with orange wedges.
>> in case you didn't get enough tequila , you can do shots.
>> get the really good tequila . now pigs in the blanket, if you make your own, they're so much better.
>> and you can freeze them.
>> yeah. you can freeze them. here is your frozen puff pastry , you buy it in the sheets like this.
>> just put a mustard, honey mustard , honey dijon all over this. roll up your hot dog .
>> and just buy the best hot dog and roll this up like this.
>> do you let this thaw?
>> yeah. roll that carefully.
>> it'll be easier to roll when they're soft.
>> that's not bad.
>> no, and do another one here, freeze them and cut them into pieces at an angle. brush with a little egg wash, poppy seeds and salt.
>> serve them with mustard with ketch-up. what do you think?
>> you can also use italian sausage . and these are meatball sliders, your favorite. so you make -- and these you can do turkey meatballs if you want to be healthy. and these little meatballs go right on your -- you can do a biscuit, little roll and then topped with some mozzarella. you can do that, if you don't mind.
>> and bake them in the oven -- put that on afterwards.
>> it'll turn black, you know. it's not going to look so good. that's it. and make the meatballs ahead of time. start on friday because you're going to make a lot. how many guys are coming to your house?
>> just me and the kids and deborah.
>> oh, okay.
>> i thought we were all going to martha's house. that's what we talked about. are you having a big party?
>> oh, gosh yes, giant party and it's in the kitchen. i have a big tv in the kitchen and we hang out and eat and watch.
>> denver or seattle?
>> denver .
>> now, this originated in texas some place. and it's a dip -- this is like the least healthy of all because it's a lot of cream cheese . cream cheese , scallions and add to that a sweet -- hot and sweet pepper relish. the little red poppados.
>> and if you want to be bad, you go here, if you're healthful, go here.
>> super bowl , you can be as bad as you want. you are going to be jumping up and down rooting for your team. who are you rooting for?
>> denver . the peyton manning story's too good.
>> i'm going for denver . how about the shandy?
>> beer by itself, i shouldn't say this, but it's kind of boring on super bowl day. add things to -- add orange juice a little tequila , orange liquor. just taste it. good?
>> oh, yeah. good times.
>> still --
>> get your vitamin c .
>> you'll be out by the second quarter with that. this is some kind of a tequila concoction there.
>> oh, i almost forgot dessert. now, this is good, this is peanuts, chocolate salty pretzel.
>> it's a take on the pecan bar. but this is a peanut pretzel bar.
>> one for you. what do you think of that? i'm more of a sweet girl.
>> this is very easy.
>> what's on the bottom?
>> that's just a gram cracker crust. do you like it?
>> i could eat that entire tray.
>> the best thing about your recipe, you can do all these things ahead of time.
>> you can have the game in the kitchen.
>> and, again, all these recipes coming to us from martha stewart living . thank you very much.
>> thank you. and may the best team win.
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