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Cheering on your favorite team from the comfort of your own couch is part of the the beauty of "homegating."

It's all the fun of a great tailgate party without leaving home.

On Wednesday's FOX8 9:00 Morning News, NFL Executive Chef Marc Payero will share festive recipes to help you score big at your "homegating" party.

Corn and Fire Roasted Peppers Salsa

Steak and Jack Cheese Fajitas

Corn and Fire Roasted Peppers Salsa

1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tablespoon Fire Roasted Peppers. Diced
1 Tablespoon Red onions, diced
2 cans Tomato Juice
4 cups cooked sweet corn, drained

1. In a small bowl, mix together Tomato juice, salt, black pepper, cumin, and chili powder.
2. In a medium bowl, stir together corn, peppers, onions, Toss with tomato juice and garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately. ENJOY!

Steak and Jack Cheese Fajitas

2 Pounds Skirt Steak, cut into strips
Juice of 1 Lime
1 Teaspoon black pepper
1 Teaspoon Chopped cilantro
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ cup Red wine vinegar
1/2 Tablespoon minced garlic
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 White onion, julienned
1 green bell pepper, julienned
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1 cup fine shredded Jack Cheese
Lime wedges for garnish
Cilantro leaves for garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
12 (12 inch) flour tortillas

1- In a baking dish combine lime juice, cumin, vinegar, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, cilantro, black pepper and garlic. Add steak, toss in marinade and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
2- Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add remaining vegetable oil. Cook steak until desired doneness. Remove and set aside when you have cooked to your liking.
3- Allow skillet to warm up a bit further over medium low heat add onion. Cook until onions are translucent; add peppers and steak back to the skillet. Stir until well mixed, season with salt and pepper.
4- Serve steak fajitas with Jack cheese, Tortillas, lime wedges, and cilantro leaves. *Optional: Sour Cream*
5- *Optional: Guacamole (Recipe within app) ENJOY!