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.


French Onion Meatball Sub

By Nelda Carnley
My husband and I really like French onion soup but I wanted to do something different...

Smoky Chicken Tacos/Scoops

By Echo Day
These started out as smoky chicken tacos, using leftovers from a rotisserie chicken, but ended up...

Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Jessie Adams
This is a great hit at parties...serve or bring it one time, and people will keep...

Irish Nachos

By Linda P
This is really different. Great taste. Everyone always seems to really like it.

Bacon Swirls

By Leslie Holt
These make a GREAT appetizer! Easy to make, and quickly gone!

Buffalo Wings Sauce

By Gary Hancq
For years I thought they called them Buffalo Wings because they were Bold and Mean. Then found...

Crab-Artichoke Dip

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

Rattlesnake Eggs

By Dayna Chezem
These are like poppers if you have never had them and if you have had them...

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

By Nelda Carnley
I made this last night for the first time. Not even sure were I got this...

Chicken Taquitos

By stephanie sorbie
I list these as an appetizer but can be a main dish served with spanish rice...

Buckeye Dip

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

Sausage Wonton Stars

By Lynn Zak
One of our favorite appetizers! Impressive but easy!

Mexican Pinwheels

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

Spinach Cheese Bars

By Nancy Clemens
An employee I worked with brought this recipe in one day and I fell in love...

Quarterback Sacks

By Kim Dixon
A great way to use left over chicken salad

Game Day Stuffed Crescent Rolls

By Dee Guelcher
These are so simple but packed with flavor. My family loves when I make these on...

Cracker Jill Bars

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

Polynesian Glazed Chicken Wings

By V Seward
These are a must have at any football gathering or tailgating party. The wings are super...

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

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

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

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

Mexican Corn Dip

By Connie Campbell
This is one of my very favorite dips. It's kind of addicting! Every time I take...

Fried Cheese

By Jennifer Bass
I first tried "fried cheese" at a restaurant. It was good, but I thought I...
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