Team-Inspired Tailgating Dishes
University of Alabama
Time out! Go leaner and make a substitution— 1 1/2 cups egg substitute for eggs and reduced-fat pork sausage for sausage.
- Recipe: Roll Tide Breakfast Rolls
University of Arkansas
Ham and biscuits are popular at tailgates across the South—including Fayetteville. Use your favorite sliced, baked ham to stuff into these soft biscuits, and slather with plenty of Mustard Butter.
Bring home the Iron Bowl victory Auburn fans with this sweet tailgating treat. Combine sugar, vanilla bean, and rosemary sprigs to create the perfect combination of flavors.
- Recipe: Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade
The perfect tailgating treat for hungry Baylor Bears - a Tex Mex favorite loaded with braised brisket and Monterey Jack.
- Recipe: Cowboy Nachos
Your Tiger tailgate won't be complete without this spicy orange chicken.
- Recipe: Chipotle-Orange Chicken Legs
Cheer on the Blue Devils with two Southern crowd pleasers - deviled eggs and pimiento cheese. Win-win!
University of Florida
Keep ingredients well chilled, and stir together this orange-infused spirit sparker once you arrive at your tailgating location.
- Recipe: Ginger-Orange Gator Tail Sipper
Inspired by FSU, these prok chop tacos are irresistible, perfect for any party.
Recipe: Grilled Pork Tacos
University of Georgia
These franks are predicted to score big with guests! Just brush your favorite brand of hot dog with fiery Sriracha hot sauce, grill, and top.
- Recipe: Sweet Heat Hot Dogs
Yellow Jackets fans can tailgate with style and serve this yummy snack in team-colored cups.
- Recipe: Hot Spiced Boiled Peanuts
University of Kentucky
True blue Kentucky Wildcats will be ready to rumble on the field after devouring these scrumptious steak sandwiches.
Recipe: Flank Steak Sandwiches with "Go Big Blue" Cheese
Tailgailgating with the LSU Tigers has never tasted so good! Gumbo is a must-have for these football fanatics.
- Recipe: "Big Easy" Gumbo
This hush puppy recipe is a favorite of the Catfish Institute in Belzoni, Mississippi. Substituting beer for milk makes these lighter and tangier.
- Recipe: Mississippi Hush Puppies
University of Missouri
Flaunt your tiger stripes at tailgate with black and gold popcorn.
North Carolina State University
Show your wolfpack pride with these hearty burgers, topped with spirited red and white chowchow spread.
University of Oklahoma
In minutes you can season, bake, and cool Chili-Lime Pecans. Great with a cold one!
- Recipe: Chili-Lime Pecans
Pass a silver platter filled with Mississippi Mud Brownies around the Grove and score big with your fellow Ole Miss fans.
- Recipe: Mississippi Mud Brownies
University of South Carolina
Gamecock fans shouldn't tailgate without this party mix. Chili powder, red pepper, and ground cinnamon make a winning combination of flavors.
Texas Christian University
Make this super easy salsa as hot as the TCU football team with a double dose of jalapeños and crushed red pepper.
- Recipe: Southwest Salsa
This gotta-have pre- and post- game snack is a true tailgater's dream.
- Recipe: Rocky-Top Popcorn
University of Texas
Grill up this beefy burger, pile it high with pimiento cheese and bacon, and kick back until kickoff.
- Recipe: Pimiento Cheese-Bacon Burgers
Here’s a really good hot wing recipe to start a game day tradition. Fry chickens wings as directed, or skip the flour coating, grill, and then toss in the sauce.
Big Daddy’s Grilled Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Potato Salad scores big as a side dish to vinegary Carolina barbecue, deli-fried chicken, or steak.
Recipe: Big Daddy's Grilled Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Potato Salad
University of Virginia
Effortlessly elegant, Virginia Cavaliers will cheer for these flavorful bites.
Recipe: Molasses-Balsamic Steak Kabobs
Including this dip on a VT tailgate spread will be a key play in impressing your friends.
- Recipe: Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip
Soar over the competition Commodores with this mouthwatering marshmallow sandwich dessert. To transport, keep pudding covered in a cooler until ready to serve.
- Recipe: Over-the-Moon Banana Pudding