It’s the Monday after Super Bowl Sunday. Are you at work yet? Or are you one of the estimated 1.5 million employees who call in sick or 4.4 million who show up late after the big game? Whether you’re sneaking a minute online at the office or slugging Alka-Seltzer® shooters for a hangover, we hope you enjoy this week’s Post Super Bowl edition of Monday Madeleines.
Chicken Wings – Hot Topic!
According to the National Chicken Council (who knew there was such a thing?), more than 1.25 billion wing portions were consumed during Super Bowl weekend. Take that, Thanksgiving turkey! And all of this was washed down with approximately 50 million cases of beer.
The 50 Best Super Bowl Commercials Ever
Let’s admit it; the best part of the Super Bowl isn’t the half time show, and it isn’t always the game. It’s the commercials. Even if you aren’t a football fan, you have to admit you love the commercials. And at an average cost of $3.5 million per minute, advertisers better come up with something we’ll all remember.
Black Bottom Cupcakes Perfect Ending to Super Bowl Bash
While it may be too late to enjoy these at your tailgating party, the recipe looked too yummy to pass up. They might make a decadent chocolate treat for Valentine’s Day, though. Thanks to @DedhamPatch (Timothy Robertson of Dedham, MA) for sharing this with the world.
Video of the Week
For many, this commercial and the story behind it just might go down as one of the greatest Super Bowl commercials of all time.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Did you watch the Super Bowl? Did your team win? Which commercial do you think was best? Leave a comment and share your favorite highlights from the game. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)