My Super Bowl 2020

Real Estate Agent with GreatWest Realty DRE# 00827565

SuperBowl 2020 is going to find me doing some serious couch time. I’m relaxing this year. It’s one of those rare events where family isn’t coming home, and I have no plans to do anything but pretend I’m a sloth most of the day.

While I won’t be cooking up anything special today, there have been past Super Bowls, with a couple favorites I have enjoyed! I often do most of the cooking.  However, on some days, the guys in the family will man the coals, knives, and skewers instead – that’s because guys generally cook best when flames and swords are involved.

So For a great guy kind of Super Bowl feast, try Beer Can Chicken, a recipe that has become popular in recent years.  In addition to the Chicken, I like serving Greek Orzo Salad. The two complement each other. I’m posting the recipes below to Carol Williams party as well as Anna Banana's.



Rub down the chickens, while you are allowing the coals to burn bright and mature to the proper stage for cooking the chickens. While this is happening, open the same number of beer cans, for the number of chickens you will be cooking. 

The next step is very important - Open the beer cans, and allow the BBQ guys to drink half of each can of beer, along with any beer they already have in their other hand:-)  This accomplishes two things. (1) It keeps the guys humored, while the coals are being tended, and (2) it will allow you to place the half full cans of beer into the chicken butts without spilling. 

When the coals are ready, place all the standing chickens up on their beer cans onto the grill.  The liquid inside the can boils forcing flavor up and through the meat. It also provides entertainment while watching the little chickens on the grill, when they appear to dance around giving new meaning to the Chicken Dance. You can use fruit juice in a can instead.  I know that apple cider is also




 Enjoy the Super Bowl Everyone!
And, Go Niners!



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Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
Century 21 Doug Anderson - Lancaster, CA
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Myrl Jeffcoat , thank you for the orzo pasta salad recipe. Long time ago, I used to make the beer can baby, not on a grill but in the oven. It always turned out very moist and tender.

Feb 02, 2020 09:25 AM #11
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Sham Reddy CRS - Add the fact that today is also Ground Hog Day, and it just seems a natural time for slothing! 

Brian England - You should try cooking one this way.  I think you would like it!

Feb 02, 2020 09:30 AM #12
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Michael Jacobs - You got me curious, so I Googled what sloths eat.  It turns out there are two toed sloths, and there are three toed sloths.  I Googled what they ate, and each of those species has a different diet.  Here's what Google says:

Two-toed sloths are omnivorous, meaning they can consume plants and animals. Their diet includes fruits, leaves, insects and small lizards. Three-toed sloths, on the other hand, are almost entirely herbivorous (plant eaters).

Feb 02, 2020 09:32 AM #13
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Nina Hollander - Cream Cheese Brownies sound scrumptious. . .Yum!

Sheila Anderson - I actually considered getting some Chinese food too.  But, I have a few nice things here at home, so won't be going out!  

Barbara Todaro -  I love chicken cooked this way!  It's also really good using cider.

Feb 02, 2020 09:35 AM #14
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - Your absolutely right!  It's like a mini vacation.  Only better because you don't need to pack!

Ron and Alexandra Seigel - I couldn't agree more.  Slothing should be an Olympic event! 

Joe Pryor - Super Bowl Sunday is a good day to be hungry!  I hope you enjoy the day!

Feb 02, 2020 09:38 AM #15
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Anna Banana Kruchten Broker/Owner, CRB, CRS - I like it because it's fairly simple to make.  Especially, if you can pawn the job off onto the guys.

Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson - I have also made this chicken in the oven.  Especially, when weather outside is too hot or too cold.

Feb 02, 2020 09:40 AM #16
Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation
RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate - Victoria, BC
Accredited Real Estate Consultant

Myrl Jeffcoat Beer Can Chicken is one of our Favorites, Enjoy your Super Bowl Sunday

Feb 02, 2020 10:02 AM #17
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Myrl,
Happy Game Day!  I hope you enjoying playing the role of sloth today. We all need that once in a while, don't we? 

Both of your recipes look awesome.  I'm going to add them to my cooking bucket list. Thank you so much for sharing!

Feb 02, 2020 11:18 AM #18
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Myrl I will be vegging out for this Super Bowl.  Hope you enjoy the game.

Feb 02, 2020 11:56 AM #19
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Myrl- our menu is planned but I have my eye on your orzo salad!!!! I could eat bowls of it. From one Sloth to another...happy viewing!!!!!

Feb 02, 2020 12:24 PM #20
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

You seem to know my weakness...

Merry Superbowl to you Myrl Jeffcoat 

Feb 02, 2020 01:10 PM #21
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for sharing your recipes. Have an outstanding evening.

Feb 02, 2020 02:54 PM #22
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Myrl Jeffcoat thanks for the list of very delicious recipes for Super Bowl 2020.

Feb 02, 2020 08:17 PM #23
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

Hope you enjoyed your day of rest!  We used to cook chickes this way and they are good! Nice memory! 

Feb 02, 2020 09:49 PM #24
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I hope you enjoyed the game.

Have an outstanding week.

Feb 03, 2020 07:25 AM #25
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Myrl Jeffcoat - You have enriched my knowledge of diet and number of toes on a sloth! That photograph of the grilled chicken is very, very tempting! And that Greek Pasta Salad looks delicious too! I'm glad to hear you had a lovely day and took the time to write such a nice post. I always enjoy your writing and how you express yourself through words and photos. You really know how to reach your audience! 

Feb 03, 2020 07:50 AM #26
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Myrl:

Hope you had a lazy Super Bowl Day as planned.

The rub for the chicken sounds great - I'll have to try it as we do a lot of grilling. And the orzo salad looks great - another favorite of mine.


Feb 09, 2020 02:47 PM #27
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Myrl Jeffcoat - why does that recipe sound so good! I will bet that chicken is really tender when it is done. 

Feb 10, 2020 06:42 AM #28
Gloria Todor
Century 21 Absolute Realty - Springfield, PA
& Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA

Hi Myrl, We had the chance to enjoy beer chicken not too long ago.  Not as spiced up as your recipe, but it was very tender.  Will have to try your recipe some time.  Thank you!

Feb 19, 2020 09:16 AM #29
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Myrl Jeffcoat, I almost missed your two great recipes.  I have never prepared  Beer Can Chicken and I am certainly going to try it at one of our
future family parties.  Also, the first time I ever had Orzo Greek Pasta Salad was just a few months ago - loved it!  Have a wonderful Friday!!

Feb 21, 2020 04:42 AM #30
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