Super Bowl Party XLVIII: Josh vs. Martha Stewart
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Super Bowl Party XLVIII: Josh vs. Martha Stewart

The Fiscal Times

Can a 29-year-old guy whose idea of entertaining is chips and salsa and a keg compete with Martha Stewart for best Super Bowl party? The Fiscal Times staff decided to find out. So we sent Josh Steltzer off to the supermarket with a $200 limit to see if he could match—even a little—the “Doyenne of Domesticity’s” party prowess. 

Josh got a little help from Andrew Lumby, who doesn’t care much about American football, but he loves to eat. So Andrew did the nacho melt, and helped with a few other microwave delicacies. In the end, Josh’s Super Bowl party probably exceeded the 1,200 calories and 50 grams of fat that are typically consumed during the big game. 

Josh’s menu: 

  • Nachos (made with Tostito chips, Hormel chili, Kraft Shredded Mozzarella, Goya jalapenos)
  • Hot & Spicy Buffalo Chicken Wings
  • Sabrett Cocktail Franks 
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Genoa Salami (sliced)
  • Provolone Cheese (sliced)
  • Football Cake (yellow cake with chocolate cream icing)

Martha’s Menu:



Here’s more of what we will eat and drink this Sunday:

  • 1.23 billion chicken wings 
  • 14 billion hanburgers
  • 11 million pizzas from Dominos alone will be delivered
  • 4 million pounds of pretzels
  • 2.4 million pounds of nuts
  • 3.8 million pounds of popcorn
  • 11.2 million pounds of potato chips
  • 8.2 million pounds of tortilla chips
  • 51.7 million cases of beer.

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