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game on! Photography by Mark O. Ramirez Finally, it’s football season again! This month, our restaurant partners have created great munchies to share if you’re tailgating at the stadium or watching on your big screen in the comfort of home. ERLING JENSEN

LOBSTER AND PLANTAIN TACOS 3 pounds Maine lobster Aromatics (onions,carrots,celery,garlic,bay leaves,peppercorns) Boil lobster and aromatics for seven minutes, shock in ice Crack and shell lobster meat (set aside)

BACON WRAPPED OKRA POPPERS 6 okra pods 3 ounces Beemster cheese

3 strips thick cut bacon cut in half

Cut okra in half and hollow out, place half an ounce of Beemster in okra pod, cut in half and wrap in bacon. Grill until melty and crispy.

AVOCADO PUREE

PLANTAIN TACO SHELL Slice medium ripe plantains on mandolin and fry in taco shell mold at 350 degrees

2 ripe avocados 1 lime (juice and zest)

Salt and pepper to taste

Puree all ingredients in a food processor (set aside)

WATERMELON-MANGO PICO DE GALLO 1 Cup small diced watermelon 1 Cup small diced mangos I medium shallot brunoise 1 tsp. minced garlic

1 lime (juice and zest) 1 orange (zest only) Salt and pepper to taste Boston Bibb lettuce for garnish

GARNISH Basil Oil Micro Greens

Fresh orange slices

Mix all ingredients except bibb lettuce and let stand for thirty minutes in refrigerator to meld. Place inside Boston Bibb Lettuce leaves as a bowl

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