This Is The First Awesome Video From An Ex 'EPIC MEAL TIME' Chef


You may recognize our buddy Josh Elkin from Epic Meal Time. Now that he's branched out on his own, we finally get to see what this dude can really do with his recipes.

Since his departure, Elkin's still immersed in the food world. He's been working on a few TV series for both the Food Network and the Cooking Channel as well as an instructional YouTube cooking show. Elkin's also been working on a food inspired music project, recipe creations and is currently writing a cookbook.


So, my plate is certainly full, no pun intended.

His first big solo video just in time for the Super Bowl: Football Pockets. Here's how you make them:


Football Hotdog Pretzel Pockets

Making #Superbowl food shouldn't be hard. Here's an, easy and delicious Football snack you should make for Sunday. RECIPE BELOW!1. Roll out pre made pizza dough2. Bend cookie cutter in shape of football3. Measure cut out4. Add mustard and hot dogs5. Cover with more dough6. Put it in the fridge7. Boil water and baking powder8. Put the football in water for 30 seconds 9. Put it on a baking tray and make laces using a knife10. Bake for 17 minutes on 450 degrees F. 11. Immediately coat them with melted butter

Posted by Josh Elkin on Thursday, February 4, 2016

First you roll out some pre-made pizza dough and divide the flattened result in half. Taking a metallic circular cookie cutter, bend it into the shape of a football. Use the cookie cutter to cut an outline on one side of the dough, without removing it.


Take a spoonful of mustard and add it to the center of your "football." Cut a hot dog into horizontal quarters, and drop it on your mustard spread. Along the edges of the football outline, coat the dough with some egg wash along the perimeter.

Cut another piece of dough out from the untouched portion of the pizza dough and layer it on top of the hot dog one. Carefully removed the combined pieces and put it in the fridge. While it's cooling, add some baking powder to a pot of water and let it boil. Then, once it's bubbling gently put the football pocket in for 30 seconds.

On a baking sheet, carefully make some "laces" with a knife. Bake them in the oven for 17 minutes and once they're done cover them in melted butter.

Pretty quick recipe you can enjoy with some mustard while you watch the game.

Keep an eye on Elkin's culinary shenanigans through his Instagram and Facebook.