When you think of football season, does the thrilling touchdown pass come to mind? Or, maybe pulling your good old jersey out of the drawer for another season thrills you? Perhaps, it’s the fellowship and delicious tailgate snacks. If you are in charge of this year’s tailgate, score a touchdown with this elite list of recipes to serve.
Pico De Gallo
Ditch the American-themed spread and make it a football fiesta. Serve tacos, and top them with this delectable Pico de Gallo recipe. The Roma tomatoes, fresh cilantro leaves, and jalapenos are the perfect spice to your day full of football fun.
Pull-Apart Dogs in a Blanket Ring
What’s up, dog? It’s game time, but first, you will want to roll up your sleeves to prepare this pull-apart dogs in a blanket ring. You will never walk into the frozen section to buy pigs in a blanket again. Don’t forget the spicy mustard for dipping, of course.
Mary Alice’s Hoagie Dip
Everyone loves a hearty hoagie, but serving sandwiches at your tailgate is just boring. Whip up this bread bowl dip instead – Mary Alice’s Hoagie Dip. Filled with all of the sandwich fixings, including deli meat, cheese, shredded lettuce, pepperoncini, and more, you will be a winner with this recipe, no matter how your team is playing.
Game Day Chili
Is your watch party outdoors? The temperature is dropping, so switch your “serve cold” dips for a warm, comforting pot of chili. Serve with all of the toppings, including tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, and bread or corn chips. Careful, once the word gets out that you have a hot treat on the chilly gameday, your tailgate will become the main event, so double up on the recipe!
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Thinking about making it easy and ordering pizza? These three-cheese-and-artichoke calzones will make you think again. If you are craving a win and some Italian cuisine, these calzones are filled with all of the good stuff, including sun-dried tomatoes and a creamy, whole-milk ricotta. Have plenty of marinara sauce on hand, and watch the crowd go wild for this meal!
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