Basketball in March is all about the madness and fun of watching college teams win on buzzer beaters and lose on airball shots! It is exhilarating, exasperating, and emotional charged. It is March Madness!
It is so much fun to watch the games together with like-minded fans. The like-minded is for watching with those pulling for the same team. I mean, how do you yell “foul” at the television when friends of the opposing team are in the same room?
Whether you have just a few guests over to support your favorite team, or a roomful of folks over for marathon game watching, you will need plenty of snacks. Charcuterie and fruits boards are easy to put together and can include enough variety to suit everyone’s taste.
Be sure to include plenty of hearty cold cut meats, a variety of cheeses, and several types of crackers.
Nuts are for nibbling between courses so have plenty on hand to refill containers.
Pickles are a good filler food and the smaller the better. Always have extra on hand because they go fast.
Fruits can be scattered across the charcuterie board but if you have a big variety, consider making a separate board. Plan on refilling for the most popular fruits like grapes, watermelon, and strawberries.
Serve a dip like Creamy Jalapeno (recipe below)…
…with a bowl of chips.
Get creative with your food boards. They can be designed for vegetarians by separating the meats and placing them on individual boards. Have a