LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Chef Wes Morrison joined WDRB in the Morning Saturday to share tailgate recipes and inspiration to kick off football season in the Commonwealth.

Chef Wes recommends Filo cups as a way to turn appetizers into easy to hold options at a tailgate.

If you want to prep a dip for your football tailgating and watch parties, Chef Wes shares his Jalapeno Popper Cheeseball recipe.

Jalapeno Popper Cheeseball:

16 oz cream cheese, softened

8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1/4 cup chives, chopped

1/2 cup diced jalapenos

1/2 cup crumbled crisp bacon

2 tsp Worcestershire 

Finely chopped pecans for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, except for pecans. Mix well. Shape into desire shape. Garnish with pecans and chill before serving.

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