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DIY Brisket Slider Bar

DIY Brisket Slider Bar

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

Stop trying to make the perfect sliders for everyone and have them make their own instead! Put the fun back into your food at your next gather with this super simple DIY Brisker Slider Bar. Instead of slaving away, trying to find the ideal slider that everyone will fall in love with, load up on some of our brisket and set out as many toppings as you can. All you guests will love jumping in to create their own version of the "best brisket slider", plus you can keep the options open no matter what foods some people love (or love to hate).

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

You can stick with a classic combo of a white bun, brisket, pickles, red onion and cheese.

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

Or shake things up with a Hawaiian bread bun, coleslaw and pickled jalapeños!

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

Not to mention all the stress this whole DIY slider bar takes off you as the host/hostess... But that's just an extra side bonus to everything loving the food and having fun, right? ;)

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

What You'll Need: Serves 12 to 14 2 types of slider buns (24 total) 1 lb Pig of the Month Brisket, warmed 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 cups coleslaw 1 cup caramelized onions Sliced sharp cheddar cheese, cut into small squares Sandwich pickles Pickled jalapeños BBQ sauce Franks Red Hot Sauce

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

Place the buns on a large platter. Place warmed brisket on a separate large platter. Layer cheddar cheese slices on a small plate.

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | Sauce + Style

Add red onion, coleslaw, caramelized onions, sandwich pickles and pickled jalapeños to individual serving bowls. Place the buns to one side next to the brisket and then lay out all of the toppings in a line to make it easy for guests to pick and choose. Set out your favorite BBQ sauces and hot sauces for people to experiment with! Have fun with it!

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Pig of the Month Brisket  

*Recipe & Photos by Meghan Bassett

DIY Brisket Slider Bar | pigofthemonth.com #BBQ #barbecue #sliders

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

The holidays are all about making things merry and bright for everyone and anyone in your world, aren't they? It could be a little token of affection, a box of freshly baked cookies, or turning your next holiday cocktail hour/party into a true celebration with the best holiday cocktails. We know how important it is to bring extra cheer to the season, and we really know how important it is to have the perfect cocktail on hand. We're rounding up these 11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright to make sure you can celebrate in style all season long! From egg nog to cider, sangria to carefully handcrafted cocktails, this round up has everything you are looking for (and more!). Break out the bar cart, get those fancy cocktail glasses down from the shelves and let's toast to the merriest season of all!

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Gingerbread Spice Cocktail - Sauce + Style

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Cranberry Sangria - Sauce + Style

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Boozy White Hot Chocolate - Sauce + Style

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Candy Cane Cocktail - Mix That Drink

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Sugar Cookie Martini - Crazy for Crust

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Apple Pie on the Rocks - Gal on a Mission

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Cranberry Apple Old Fashioned - Lipgloss and Crayons

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Bourbon Eggnog - The Kitchen

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Hot Cider Nog - Swanky Recipes

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Winter WonderJam Whiskey Smash - She Eats

11 Cocktail Recipes to Make Your Christmas Merry & Bright | Sauce + Style

Candy Cane Shooters - Hairspray and Higheels Cheers to a very merry holiday season, piggy peeps!

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Now that the Christmas season is officially over, it's time to focus on all that New Year, New Me stuff. While other peeps are thinking about diets and how they can improve themselves in the coming year, we've got our eyes on the REAL prize... How to ring in the new year like a freakin' BOSS. There's no sense in making big plans for the new year if you are properly celebrating it's arrival, right? For us, it's all about DECADENCE. All the food, drink and more food that we want to double-down on before we feel the need to cleanse the holiday weight gain in January (you know, that diet that generally only lasts one week?). Check out our ultimate list of indulgent recipes from drinks to apps to desserts and even a burger made with beer cheese sauce and whiskey... Because why the F not? You can only say goodbye to 2016 once, so let's send that year out the right way.

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Gingerbread Spice Cocktail - Sauce + Style

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Cheesy Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms - Sauce + Style Ultimate Hot Chocolate Bar - Sauce + Style

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

The Perfect Antipasti Platter - Sauce + Style

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Peach and Vanilla Champagne Jello Shots - That’s So Michelle

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Sugar Cone Party Horns - Hungry Happenings

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Glitter Champagne Bottles - Camp Makery

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Double-Stuffed Oreo Jello Shots - A Beautiful Mess

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Jameson Whiskey Blue Cheeseburger with Guinness Cheese Sauce + Crispy Onions - Half Baked Harvest

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac - How Sweet It Is

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

One-Pan Baked Champagne Cream Sauce Fettucine with Truffle Oil - Half Baked Harvest

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Crispy Beer Chicken with a Creamy Beer Mushroom Gravy - Cafe Delites

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Drunken Cherry Galettes - The Brewer and the Baker

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Boozy Truffles - Table for Two

15 New Year’s Eve Recipes to Ring in the New Year Like a BOSS | Sauce + Style (pigofthemonth.com)

Boozy Gummy Bear Cupcakes - Sweet Tooth Happy New Year, piggy peeps! We'll catch y'all on the flip side.

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party | Sauce + Style

Tailgating is a must, no matter what team you are rooting for. Hitting the parking lots and getting amped up for the big game is the only way to ensure your team will bring home the victory. So you want to make sure you are hosting the most epic tailgating party ever, right? You might be a seasoned tailgater, or a complete newbie; regardless we've got the keys to assured tailgating party success right here. Buckle up BBQ peeps, it's time to get down and dirty with tailgating party prep.

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party | Sauce + Style

Game Day Decorations You don't have to drop $500 on decorations, but making sure you are displaying those team colors loud and proud is the ultimate way to set the mood. Grab tablecloths, napkins, plates, the works. Everyone needs to know that you bleed those colors! Tailgating On the Go? Turn your SUV into table. That's right, just lay down the seats and pop the truck. Add a tablecloth to the floor and a cooler full of drinks. You can even set out your mad food spread right there so even a little rain can't ruin your party scene.

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party | Sauce + Style

FOOD AND BOOZE Most importantly, don't skimp on the food and the booze, not to mention water for when everyone inevitably drinks too much without hydrating. Check out any of our killer Sauce + Style recipes for inspiration, or just grab a Pig of the Month BBQ feast so we can do the cooking for ya! Just make sure you're making everything handheld - no one wants to sit down with a knife and fork. Get Those Butts a Rest All that standing, boozing and eating means people will need a little rest from time to time. Be sure to grab plenty of collapsable seating for everyone! Chilly Out? Stock up on the blankets! You can even use this as an opportunity to bring in those team colors in another way.

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party | Sauce + Style

Pump Up the Jams A mix of current jams and upbeat 80s classics are perfect for setting the mood. Don't forget to load up the team's fight song! Say Buh-Bye to Red Cups Those red cups are getting a little old aren't they? Class up your shindig with some mason jars instead. Give Them Something to Do Standing around for hours drinking and eating can get a little boring. Set up a game of cornhole, or just bring a couple balls so people can throw around the pigskin.

How to Host the Most EPIC Tailgating Party | Sauce + Style

Grilling? If you are busting out the big guns and grilling up tasty meats for your peeps, don't forget to haul along extra charcoals and propane. Make sure you also have everything you need to safely cool down the grill and dispose of ashes before heading into the game. Follow these little tidbits of advice and you are going to have a legendary team celebration bash no one will forget. Just be prepared to be asked to host every tailgating party from now until forever.

Sparkling Watermelon Punch

Sparkling Watermelon Punch

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

How is it already the end of August?! Before we know it the summer will be over and we'll be sipping pumpkin spice lattes while we tailgate for our fav football team. So how am I getting the most out of these final days of summer? Three words. Sparkling Watermelon Punch.

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

Watermelon is my favorite fruit to gorge on during the summer. It's refreshing and light so you can eat an entire watermelon and not feel like a total whale afterwards. Not that I've ever tried to do that or anything... So it's only natural to put all that fresh watermelon to good use - in a cocktail. This big batch punch is perfect for your next summer BBQ. It's light and bubbly, which is exactly what you want to be sipping on while you are grilling up all those meats. It's just a little tart and not too sweet, so even the dudes at the party won't feel too girly sipping on it too.

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

The best part? It's only 4 ingredients and it comes together in less than 2 minutes. Forget spending all that time fussing over complicated recipes! You need to be out on the patio, sipping this punch and soaking up what's left of the summer sun. Go ahead and pin this bad boy now because you know you're gonna want to bust this out all weekend long when Labor Day rolls around next week! Speaking of Labor Day, keep an eye out on the blog, because we're rounding up our favorite Sauce + Style recipes to keep your celebrations going all weekend long, Pig of the Month BBQ style.

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Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

INSTRUCTIONS: In a pitcher filled halfway with ice, combine, watermelon juice, pineapple juice, prosecco and cognac. Stir to combine. Serve in mason jar glasses and garnish with a wedge of watermelon.

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | Sauce + Style

*Recipe, photos and video by Meghan Bassett

Sparkling Watermelon Punch | pigofthemonth.com #cocktail #libation #summer

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