45 Winning Bowl Game Recipes
Score a touchdown at your next bowl game watching party with these tasty handheld bites and creamy dips.
Start with fried green tomatoes from your favorite meat 'n' three restaurant. Bake them on a baking sheet at 350° for 5 minutes or until warm and crispy. Add sweet-hot pickle chips to the bun with wooden picks for a fun garnish.
- Recipe: Fried Green Tomato Sliders
Roasting black-eyed peas gives them a crispy, dry texture that’s perfect for snacking. Chili powder and cumin give the beans a flavor-packed coating that won’t disappoint your guests.
- Recipe: Chili-Roasted Black Eyed Peas
This scrumptious appetizer is easy to prep. Simply roll a log of creamy goat cheese in fresh chopped thyme, parsley, tarragon, and mint in advance. Then, just before serving, spread onto fresh toasted baguette slices and top with sun-dried tomatoes and basil leaves.
- Recipe: Herbed Goat Cheese Bites
Our Party-Style Pork Empanada uses refrigerated canned bread dough to make preparation easier. You can make up to two hours ahead of time, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the party.
- Recipe: Party-Style Pork Empanada
Bake a mixture of goat cheese and cream cheese and top with a spicy tomato mixture for a warm dip that’s great for entertaining. You can assemble this dip ahead and freeze for up to one month.
- Recipe: Baked Goat Cheese Dip
We love when two Southern classics come together - like deviled eggs and pimiento cheese. You won't be able to tear yourself away from the deviled egg tray, especially if you garnish with sliced country ham and pickled okra.
Grits are treasured like gold in the South. These Bacon-Grits Fritters are the perfect Southern delicacy to introduce to your family and friends. Watch them quickly disappear
- Recipe: Bacon-Grits Fritters
Okra thrives in the scorching heat of humid summers, soaring skyward in its semitropical glory. Originally from Africa, it is as overtly Southern as sweet tea and kudzu. Luckily for us, we have the inside secret when it comes to the delectable pods—no other people embrace okra as Southerners do.
Crushed pecans and baking mix form the crisp breading for this classic Southern-style side.
Recipe: Fried Pecan Okra
Bring your homemade pizza to the next level by incorporating fresh ingredients. If you don't have time to prepare your own fresh dough, some supermarkets sell uncooked pizza dough on request from the bakery department.
- Recipe: Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Pizza
This is an updated version of a recipe that used ham, cheese, and mustard. Eyes lit up at our tasting table when these roast beef sandwiches came out of the oven.
- Recipe: Hot Roast Beef Party Sandwiches