Tailgate Recipe Face-Off
Whether you're tailgating at the stadium or cheering on your team at home, the most heated face-off is what's on the game-day menu. We're sharing our insider picks for the perfect tailgate menu, including classics like brats, burgers, and hot dogs. We're also tossing the coin on new football fare like kale chips, hot chocolate, and spiced chickpeas. Which recipe will win? It's time for the ultimate fan-food showdown.
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Asiago-Artichoke Dip vs. Spinach-Artichoke Dip with BaconShop game day faves now!
Your game-day crowd will go wild for either of these warm, cheesy dips. And while we love the classic, they say everything's better with bacon, and we couldn't agree more.
Winner: Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Blue Cheese and Bacon
Slow Cooker Dip: Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Blue Cheese and Bacon
Find out why this dip is oh, so easy. Hint: It starts with your slow cooker!
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Whiskey Barrel Burgers vs. Bacon-Wrapped Burgers
Burgers and tailgating go together like tackles and football. While we love the restaurant-worthy fried pickles and homemade coleslaw, our favorite football burger is spiked with boozy whiskey.
Winner: Whiskey Barrel Burgers
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Adorable Fall Dessert: Football-Shape Pumpkin Recipe!
Not sure how these cute cakes come together? Watch this quick and easy video!
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Roasted Tomato Pasta Salad vs. Deviled Egg Pasta Salad
Pasta salad = perfect football food. While all pasta salads are delicious, we're partial to the best of two worlds -- macaroni salad and deviled eggs.
Winner: Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad
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Tube Steaks with Pickled Onions vs. Chicago-Style Dogs
Our ultimate parking-lot party food? Hot dogs! And while we love the Windy City and its street-food fare, we're keeping things simple with a classic hot dog topped with pickled onions. No need to transport a pantry of condiments!
Winner: Tube Steaks with Pickled Onion Topper
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Rosemary Roasted Nuts vs. Barbecue Roasted Chickpeas
Keep one hand free for cheering with these popable party treats. While mixed nuts are a classic snack, we're loving the spicy barbecue flavors and crunchy texture of roasted chickpeas.
Winner: Barbecue Spice Roasted Chickpeas
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Aztec Hot Chocolate vs. Coffee White Hot Chocolate
Fall means football and chilly weather. Warm up on the sidelines with either of these cozy hot chocolates. We love the boost of caffeine in the coffee-spiked recipe -- perfect for early-morning tailgating!
Winner: Vanilla Coffee White Hot Chocolate
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Brats with Cucumber-Blueberry Slaw vs. Jalapeno-Cheese Brats
Brats for the win! There's nothing like a smoky bratwurst served right off the grill. Thanks to a bit of make-ahead prep, you can serve up cheesy, spicy brats without breaking a sweat!
Winner: Jalapeno-Cheese Brats
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Bacon and Cheddar Bites vs. Cheddar and Bacon Loaf
Bacon and cheddar are a serious power couple. We love the irresistible combination of sharp, melty cheese and smoky bacon. The only thing better than a bite is a whole loaf!
Winner: Cheddar and Bacon Loaf
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