Make your house game-day headquarters with these recipes for delicious dips, hot wings, and more.
Our Test Kitchen took cues from the pros to bring pit-barbecue flavor to the backyard. It's a no-brainer on game day.
Our directions for these juicy baby back ribs are for a two-burner gas grill. If you have a three-burner grill, light both
sides, and leave the center portion off.
Slice tops from hearty round dinner rolls, and then let guests hollow out centers and spoon Super Quick Chili into them. Keep
the chili warm in a slow cooker during the game.
This cheese dip is made heartier by the addition of chopped cooked chicken. Chopped chipotle peppers, jalapeños, and chili
powder add even more heat. Prepare up to a day ahead; cover and chill in an airtight container, and bake just before serving.
Here's a universal Southern favorite. No matter what team your root for, you'll find this thirst quencher gracing just about
Hot wings may be the quintessential game-day food. Cool down these kicked-up wings with Ranch sauce and celery sticks.
For easy entertaining, this dish can be assembled up to a day ahead. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator, and
then bake just before serving.
These spicy fried chicken nuggets are great dipped in honey mustard or blue cheese dressing.
Make the filling ahead of time to meet your party preparation timeline. Serve with homemade chili sauce over a bed of fresh
A Lowcountry classic is transformed into a crispy, satisfying fritter.
It's Southern tradition to have a little hot sauce with your turnip greens, so be sure to offer guests several brands to choose
from on the side.
These too-easy Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs are the perfect appetizer for your next tailgate. Meatballs may be thoroughly cooked
without sauce and frozen. Thaw and reheat with sauce.
Turn canned chickpeas or black-eyed peas into a unique and affordable party snack. Simply toss them in olive oil with a few
seasonings and roast until crisp. The key is to bake the beans as long as possible without letting them burn. This will dry
them out, making them extra-crunchy like nuts. Enjoy by the handful or sprinkle over a salad.
Make this spicy Mexican dip your go-to dip for tailgate parties. Just layer cream cheese, black bean dip and shredded cheese
and top with your choice of onions, olives, and tomatoes.
For the ultimate Southern-style warm dip, combine chopped greens, corn, and bacon and serve with pork skins, sweet potato
chips and hot sauce.
These are the perfect party snack. They're especially easy to make and travel well. If you like your cheese straws less spicy,
reduce the amount of red pepper.
If chocolate chip cookies are your favorite cookies, whip up a batch of these all-time favorite cookies. They're the best
of the best.
Go chocolate! Your tailgaters will be cheering for you when you serve up these decadent delights.
Layering pudding in half-pint jars gives you room to garnish and screw on the lids so you can place them in your cooler for
Perfect as a bowl-game party bite, you can also serve this recipe in slider buns with your favorite sandwich toppings.
Rev up your slow cooker the night before. On game day, tote it to the game, plug it in, and let your crowd build their own
For a cool, crunchy slider topping, toss thinly sliced celery and fresh parsley leaves with a splash of Champagne vinegar
and drizzle of olive oil. Season with table salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
Our Test Kitchen couldn't get enough of these new sloppy joes enlivened with a splash of cola, which gives the ground beef
a sweet boost that plays well off the filling's spices. Try these with traditional or split-top hot dog buns or hoagie rolls.
Garnish with your favorite coleslaw for crunch and color.
Make this Texas Friday-night-football favorite your Tuesday supper.