Seven Crazy-Good Recipes from Feedback in Austin

Rachael Ray and her husband, John Cusimano, held their signature Feedback event celebrating two of their favorite things: Food and music. Feedback is their biggest and best party of the year – and it’s completely free and open to the public. This year celebrated it’s 9th year in Austin.

In between singing along with the awesome artists rocking out on stage, attendees at this year’s Feedback in Austin noshed on crazy-good eats crafted by Rach specially for the event.

We’re talking Austin-inspired barbecue with a special Rachael twist! From sammies to sides, the menus at this year’s concerts covered it all, and that’s just the food!

In typical Feedback style, crisp cocktails and cold brews were also served to help keep the crowds happy and hydrated.

Couldn’t make it to Austin? Don’t worry. We’re sharing all of the recipes below. Check em’ out!

Dozen-Spiced Fried Chicken Drumettes with Jalapeño Popper Grits

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Everyone loves wings and dip. Rach takes this combo to the next level with spicy, homemade grits. Get messy with delicious drumettes seasoned to perfection and fried to a beautiful golden brown served on-top of spicy, popper grits.

Beer and Bourbon Pulled Pork Sliders & Pineapple Pico de Gallo

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Blue Moon beer is the secret ingredient you’ve been searching for in these flavorful sliders! Tender, melt-in-your mouth pork is sandwiched between a sweet King’s Hawaiian bun for the perfect small bite.

Upside Down Frito Pie

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A Frito pie on the go! Grilled sirloin and an array of delicious toppings made this hand-held meal a favorite of Feedback.

Grilled Corn Off the Cobb with Pimiento Cheese

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Grilled corn just found its perfect partner! Deliciously creamy and spicy pimiento cheese provides just the right amount of spice to this charred veggie. You’ll be wishing this side was an entrée!

Signature Feedback Cocktails by In the Raw

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Moscow Mule’ishA take on the popular Moscow Mule! Created with In the Raw‘s special ginger syrup, this vodka based cocktail is perfect for mule lovers looking for similar flavor without the beer.

The Valoma or “That Grapefruit One”What’s more refreshing than citrus? When you’re looking for your next warm weather cocktail, give the Valoma a shot. Crafted with grapefruit juice and In the Raw syrup, it’s a sweet treat that always hits the spot when hanging in the sunshine.

SXLT – South by Lemon-Thyme or “The Lemon-Thyme One”Lemon and thyme are the perfect pairing for a crisp, cold cocktail. The added In the Raw syrup adds a hint of sweetness to top off the highly reviewed drink.

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