Make a Bacon Football and Achieve Peak Super Bowl Party Greatness
With January behind us, we can go back to our regularly scheduled programming that does not include grain bowls, green juice, or whatever resolution-diet-item you’ve been nauseating over for the last month. This year, get pumped for the Super Bowl and all things American (well, some things) as soon as you wake up by making a bacon football. That’s right, we’re talking about a big football-shaped breakfast sausage loaf wrapped in a bacon lattice. It has all of your favorite breakfast players: sausage, cheese, bread, eggs, hot sauce, more cheese, and, of course, bacon.Don’t be intimidated by a football made entirely of sausage and bacon. Whether you start the night before (it can be assembled a day ahead of time) or the morning of, this recipe comes together easily. If you’re new to the art of weaving bacon, brush up on how to make a bacon lattice.So go forth and celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with a huge goddamn bacon-wrapped football.Bacon FootballThe bacon football can be made a day ahead of time, covered tightly in plastic wrap, and chilled overnight. Allow to come to room temperature before placing in the oven.