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.


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...
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...
Spinach Cheese Bars Recipe

Spinach Cheese Bars

By Nancy Clemens
An employee I worked with brought this recipe in one day and I fell in love...
Bacon-horseradish Chip Dip Recipe

Bacon-Horseradish Chip Dip

By Laura Harrison
This is our family dip recipe. We have it at every family gathering, and it's just...
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...
Bacon Swirls Recipe

Bacon Swirls

By Leslie Holt
These make a GREAT appetizer! Easy to make, and quickly gone!
Loaded Potatoes Grill Style Recipe

Loaded Potatoes Grill Style

By Kyle Fugate
My husband loves to grill. He doesn't wait for warm weather either. He has been known...
Marv's Meatballs Recipe

Marv's Meatballs

By Marvin Beachler
I wanted to make a meatball recipe out of readily available items that was really easy...
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?...
Foodchickie's Favorite Onion Dip (from Scratch) Recipe

Foodchickie's Favorite Onion Dip (from Scratch)

By Jenni James
I absolutely love Onion Dip, and finding one that is made of fresh ingredients is a...
Mini Sliders Burgers And Special Sauce Recipe

Mini Sliders Burgers and Special Sauce

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
These are soooooo good. I never want to eat a regular burger. I have four sons...
Buffalo Chicken Mini Bites Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Mini Bites

By Ronna Farley
These snacks are perfect for any sports party! They are quick-as-a-wink to prepare and are crisp...
Kickin' Guacamole, Yummy! Recipe

Kickin' Guacamole, YUMMY!

By Missy Wimpelberg
This is the best guacamole I have ever tried. If you like your guacamole with...
Jamie's Chorizo Sausage Poppers Recipe

Jamie's Chorizo Sausage Poppers

By jamie Beecham
These poppers make a great dish for snacking while watching the game on tv or tailgate...
Nested Potato Skins Recipe

Nested Potato Skins

By Melissa Sperka
Potato skins are always a favorite appetizer to serve at parties and events. Sometimes,...
Horseradish Cheddar Pub Cheese Recipe

Horseradish Cheddar Pub Cheese

By stephanie tate
We love the pub cheese at Trader Joe's but didn't want to drive to get it...
Mexican Pinwheels Recipe

Mexican Pinwheels

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

Buckeye Dip

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

Irish Nachos

By Linda P
This is really different. Great taste. Everyone always seems to really like it.
Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms

By Pat McCracken
Some you are probably wondering about my recipe titles. I am in the process of...
Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

Sausage Wonton Stars

By Lynn Zak
One of our favorite appetizers! Impressive but easy!
Fried Cheese Balls Recipe

Fried Cheese Balls

By Pam T
This is a recipe I discovered through "Relish" Restaurant in GA. I just had to figure...
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...
Eggplant Dip/raita - My Family Recipe

Eggplant Dip/Raita - My Family Recipe

By Grishma Shah
Today I am sharing my family recipe which has been passed to generations from my grandma...