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.


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...
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...
Quarterback Sacks Recipe

Quarterback Sacks

By Kim Dixon
A great way to use left over chicken salad
Cracker Jill Bars Recipe

Cracker Jill Bars

By Jill Drury
My personal spin on Cracker Jacks. I make these for ball games & tailgates. Many people...
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...
Homemade Egg Rolls Recipe

Homemade Egg Rolls

By Helene Mulvihill
Sounds intimidating, doesnt it? Well its not as hard as it sounds! The difficulty for me...
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...
Almost Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Almost Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Okemah Barton
I read the recipes out there, saved a few too, but we like our food a...
Fried Cheese Recipe

Fried Cheese

By Jennifer Bass
I first tried "fried cheese" at a restaurant. It was good, but I thought I...
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! ...
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...
Chili Dog In A Log! Recipe

Chili Dog In A Log!

By Colleen Sowa
Chili Dog In A Log! That's right! Chili dogs in an egg roll wrapper... This...
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...
Layered Chicken Nacho Dip Recipe

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip

By Ashley Gunderson
I created this on a Sunday to have for the Chicago Bears game. I just...
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...
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...
Late Night Nachos Recipe

Late Night Nachos

By Angie Hooper
I make these when my roommates and I are up late and don't feel like doing...
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...
Stromboli Joes Recipe

Stromboli Joes

By Stephanie Dodd
Another great recipe from BUNKO this past week. It is typically made on Italian bread...
Nested Potato Skins Recipe

Nested Potato Skins

By Melissa Sperka
Potato skins are always a favorite appetizer to serve at parties and events. Sometimes,...
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...
Club Blt Dip Brandy's Way Recipe

Club BLT Dip Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is so easy yet gets rave reviews. I wanted to mock a club sandwich in...
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...
Hot Hero Sandwiches Recipe

Hot Hero Sandwiches

By Laura Yoder
These sandwiches are great when you're entertaining a crowd. They can be made ahead and just...