Blue Ribbon Tailgating Recipes

The Great Tailgate!

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


Texas Trash Recipe

Texas Trash

By Melissa Snow
A friend of mine shared this recipe and I tweaked the recipe to my liking. It's...
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

By Sea Sun
You cookie dough sneakers (you know who you are) don't have to hide anymore! Try...
Fried Cheese Recipe

Fried Cheese

By Jennifer Bass
I first tried "fried cheese" at a restaurant. It was good, but I thought I...
Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents Recipe

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These are so good and simple. I sometimes with even add a cup of sharp cheddar...
Loaded Nacho Dip Recipe

Loaded Nacho Dip

By Sheila Kremer
I've had this recipe since I was in college many, many years ago! It is always...
Chili Con Carne Recipe

Chili Con Carne

By Doris Shea
The longer this sits in the refrigerator the better the taste seems to get. :)
Bee Sting Chicken Wings Recipe

Bee Sting Chicken Wings

By Gina Davis
OMG, Y'all if you like wings and you need something other then the everyday wing. Ya...
Crab-artichoke Dip Recipe

Crab-Artichoke Dip

By Nicole Darty
A co-worker brought an extra dish of this into the office a few months back and...
Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels Recipe

Pennsylvania Dutch Soft Pretzels

By Jeanne Ballough
These pretzels are great they taste just like the ones I had from a Dutch family...
Fajita Dip Recipe

Fajita Dip

By Karen Sills
One of my own creations.
Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce Recipe

Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce

By Kathy Sills
I wanted to try something different instead of a plain onion ring! So I came up...
Baked Italian Sandwich Recipe

Baked Italian Sandwich

By LESLIE TRYTHALL
I got the inspiration for this one from Gale's Antipasto Squares! I really want to try...
Southwest Chipotle Chicken Dip Recipe

Southwest Chipotle Chicken Dip

By Robin Dextradeur
This dip has a smoky flavor mixed with a little sweet corn crunch. It's a...
Buckeye Dip Recipe

Buckeye Dip

By Kathy McNutt
Tasted this at a Ohio State Tailgate Party and loved it! Made a few adaptations and...
Mexican Pinwheels Recipe

Mexican Pinwheels

By Thea Pappalardo
This is a great appetizer to bring to a party because the hostess does not...
Ranchero Layer Dip Recipe

Ranchero Layer Dip

By Melissa Snow
One neighbor refers to this dip as the "everything but the kitchen sink dip." You...
Oven Crisp Chicken Wings Recipe

Oven Crisp Chicken Wings

By Diane Wicktora
If you love chicken wings but hate that they are fried, this is for you! ...
Pam's Variations On A Theme - Onion Rings Recipe

Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings

By Pam Ellingson
As my Dad used to say "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I take...
Anytime Tailgate Sandwiches Recipe

Anytime Tailgate Sandwiches

By Kendra W. Raymond
These little gems are irresistible!!! An absolute must for any tailgate party, outdoor or indoor!...
Buffalo Chicken & Creamy Ranch Potato Casserole Recipe

Buffalo Chicken & Creamy Ranch Potato Casserole

By Hope Vaillancourt
Ranch dressing and cream of chicken soup offsets the spice from buffalo wing sauce in a...
Pizza For One Recipe

Pizza for One

By Melanie B
I put together several recipes to come up with these. They are so good and...
Sloppy Giuseppe Sliders Recipe

Sloppy Giuseppe Sliders

By Lisa Speer
A twist on classic Sloppy Joes, these delicious (and not so sloppy) Italian-style mini-sandwiches are a...
Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip Recipe

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

By sherry monfils
Oh my, do men seem to love this dip! It's meaty and cheesy and w/ bacon?...
Enchilada Nibbles Recipe

Enchilada Nibbles

By Pat Duran
This recipe is from my own cookbook published in 1974. This was enjoyed every holiday...