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The Great Tailgate! Recipes

It's the great tailgate! Feed your friends and fellow fans with these fab, fun food ideas for the big game.

A platter of Jalapeno Popper Roll-Ups.

Jalapeno Popper Roll-ups

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By Dawn Cordova
I love jalapeno poppers but find them somewhat messy. I came up with these quick, ...
(4 ratings)
Crispy texture of the First Down Reuben Rounds.

First Down Reuben Rounds

Cheryl Lundquist avatar
By Cheryl Lundquist
Easy to make, and no crumbs left on the plate! This is a winning recipe ...
(8 ratings)
Slices of Garlicky Olive Cheese Bread.

Garlicky Olive Cheese Bread

Cathie Valentine avatar
By Cathie Valentine
Who doesn't love cheesy garlic bread? The addition of olives and onions just makes it ...
(2 ratings)
Overnight Pulled Pork on a sandwich with coleslaw.

Overnight Pulled Pork

Mary Hart avatar
By Mary Hart
I used to get up early in the morning to put this in the oven. ...
(6 ratings)
Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with melted Swiss cheese.

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Tiphane Fleming avatar
By Tiphane Fleming
I don't know if this is the way they do it in Philly, but this ...
(2 ratings)
A platter of Lee's Chicken Fingers with dipping sauce.

Lee's Chicken Fingers

Stephen Lee Parker avatar
By Stephen Lee Parker
This is my son's favorite. I created this after trying a tempura batter recipe for ...
(1 rating)
A platter of Memphis Style BBQ Sliders.

Memphis Style Bbq Sliders

Samantha Fowler avatar
By Samantha Fowler
These Southern-inspired sliders will be a hit with your crowd!
(2 ratings)
A platter of Redneck Egg Rolls.

Redneck Egg Rolls

Glynda Loves To Cook avatar
By Glynda Loves To Cook
I've vamped up your traditional egg roll :) These are so good!
(2 ratings)
Beer Cheese Dip in a bowl with crackers.

Beer Cheese Dip

Robin Poindexter avatar
By Robin Poindexter
Hubby came up with this recipe.
(2 ratings)
A platter of Ham and Beef Sliders.

Ham And Beef Sliders

Chrissy Hackley avatar
By Chrissy Hackley
I love sliders! There are so many different things you can do, the sky's the ...
(1 rating)
Sausage Cups on a cooling rack.

Sausage Cups

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By Debbie Quimby
My coworker, Sara, brings these to work occasionally and they are almost gone before she ...
(3 ratings)
A platter of Spinach Cheese Bars.

Spinach Cheese Bars

Nancy Clemens avatar
By Nancy Clemens
An employee I worked with brought this recipe in one day and I fell in ...
(39 ratings)
A platter of German Soft Pretzels.

German Soft Pretzels

Cherie Szilvagyi avatar
By Cherie Szilvagyi
Steven, my son, is quite the chef nowadays and has taken numerous awards, including Chef ...
(3 ratings)
Super Bowl Taters ready to be served.

Super Bowl Taters

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By Barb Brown
I worked in a hospital kitchen for several years and a co-worker and I came ...
(3 ratings)
Super Bowl Taco Showdown topped with Doritos, sour cream, and black olives.

Super Bowl Taco Showdown

Pat Thompson avatar
By Pat Thompson
This is the best for a Super Bowl dish. Easy, filling, tasty, and A WINNER!
(15 ratings)
Reuben Dip ready to serve.

Reuben Dip

Goldie Barnhart avatar
By Goldie Barnhart
My favorite sandwich is a nice Reuben sandwich. Why not combine this into a dip? ...
(11 ratings)
St. John's Dip ready to serve.

St. John's Dip

Paige Nicholas avatar
By Paige Nicholas
My mother taught me to make this dish when I was ten, around 1971. It's ...
(5 ratings)
Layered Chicken Nacho Dip with chips.

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip

Ashley Gunderson avatar
By Ashley Gunderson
I created this on a Sunday to have for the Chicago Bears game. I just ...
(3 ratings)
Jalapeno Dip in a bowl with pretzels.

Jalapeno Dip

Laura Davis avatar
By Laura Davis
So so so good.
(5 ratings)
A platter of Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms.

Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms

Pat McCracken avatar
By Pat McCracken
Some of you are probably wondering about my recipe titles. I am in the process ...
(6 ratings)
Buckeye Dip ready to serve with graham cracker sticks.

Buckeye Dip

Kathy McNutt avatar
By Kathy McNutt
Tasted this at an Ohio State tailgate party and loved it! Made a few adaptations ...
(10 ratings)
White Chicken Chili in a bowl with sour cream.

White Chicken Chili

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By Rhonda Sine
After a few tests, I think I finally developed this recipe into something special. Friends ...
(2 ratings)
Crock Pot Southern BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches.

Crock Pot Southern Bbq Pulled Pork

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By Karen Crossland
I make this about every couple of weeks. My kids love this, and so does ...
(2 ratings)
True Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip ready to be served.

True Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip

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By Pam Love
As someone who grew up in the greater Buffalo area, eating real Buffalo chicken wings ...
(2 ratings)