25 Tailgating Menus

No game day is complete without one of these festive menus featuring our favorite tailgating recipes.

  • Cooking Light's Game-Day Menu
    Cooking Light

    Game-Day Menu

    This all-American spread will garner cheers from fellow fans and fuel game-day spirits. (Serves 8)

  • Mini Muffulettas
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke

    Our Easiest Fan Fare

    Follow this game plan for delicious pregame grub, and watch guests huddle up near the food, whether you're at home or on campus (it's easily transportable!).
  • Spicy-Sweet Deviled Eggs

    Terrific Tailgating

    These recipes are great recruits for your menu. This powerful team of winning recipes is sure to get guests fired up for a big win. (Serves 10)

  • Ham-Stuffed Biscuits with Mustard Butter

    Arkansas Razorbacks® Menu

    This menu features Razorback breakfast favorites for any tailgate or party.

  • Hot Spiced Boiled Peanuts
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Allison R. Banks

    Georgia Bulldogs® Menu

    Get in the Bulldog spirit and use this menu to serve some of the tastiest treats to your fellow Dawg fans.

  • Easy Game-Day Get-Together
    Photo: Laurey Glenn

    Fan-Fare Menu

    With a winning menu décor in your playbook, you can't help but throw a victorious party. (Serves 6)

  • Flank Steak Sandwiches With Blue Cheese
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Harget

    Kentucky Wildcats® Menu

    Wildcat fans will rave about these yummy delights. Let this menu treat you to a "Big Blue" victory!

  • Over-the-Top Popcorn
    Photo: John O'Hagan; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Tennessee Volunteers® Menu

    This menu features savory snacks and recipes for Volunteer fans looking for a tasty tailgate.

  • Grilled Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Potato Salad

    South Carolina Gamecocks® Menu

    Get ready for game day Gamecock fans and rally around this menu for tasty tailgating treats.
  • Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

    Mississippi State Bulldogs® Menu

    Mississippi State fans can kick off this football season with this mouth-watering menu of tasty Southern treats.
  • Afterburners

    Game Day Buffet

    Take a time out from standard delivery pizza and offer up these bite-size munchies at your next game day tailgate instead.
  • Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade

    Auburn Tigers® Menu

    This menu features favorite tailgating treats of die-hard Auburn Tiger fans.
  • Halftime Hospitality
    Photo: Southern Living

    Pleasing Pickups

    With football season comes cool autumn breezes, packed stadiums, and a great excuse to entertain family and friends with these delicious dishes. Give ribs, glazed pecans, pesto dip with chips, and tea a try.
  • Chicago-Style Pizza
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Gridiron Grub Menu

    The crowd at your party may not agree on which team should win, but there's no doubt they'll all be fans of the spread you point them toward at halftime. The eats for the big event will score high with the gang without sending the cook into overtime. With a little planning, all your energy can go to the game. That's something to cheer about.
  • Chicken-and-Sausage Gumbo

    LSU Tigers® Menu

    Tiger fans will definitely want to bring this menu with them to their favorite tailgating location!
  • Molasses-Balsamic Steak Kabobs

    Ole Miss Rebels® Menu

    This menu features nothing but the best tailgating recipes for faithful Ole Miss fans.
  • Cowboy Nachos
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

    Missouri Tigers® Menu

    This menu features Tiger tailgating favorites.
  • Oven-Baked Churros

    Texas A&M Aggies® Menu

    Treat your Aggie friends and family to a feast with this tasty tailgating menu.
  • Roll Tide Breakfast Rolls
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Alabama Crimson Tide® Menu

    This menu features classic recipes for a successful Crimson Tide tailgate.

  • Cuban Black Bean Dip
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Florida Gators® Menu

    Savor this menu Florida fans and your tailgate will be the best in The Swamp.

  • Game-Day Munchies
    Photo: Beth Dreiling

    Game-Day Munchies Menu

    Make your home football headquarters. Treat guests to three new appetizers to perk up the usual spread of chips and dips. You can assemble the Louisiana Poppers and Bacon-Wrapped Almond-Stuffed Apricots up to a day ahead; then bake when ready to serve. The party will be a big win, no matter the final score.
  • Creole Potato Salad

    Armchair Quarterback Menu

    Whether lounging in your armchair, crowded on the couch, or perched on the edge of your seat, these tasty recipes are sure to make the call. Serve muffulettas, potato salad, and cookies as you huddle with spirited friends around the TV. Hope your team wins!
  • Over-the-Moon Banana Pudding

    Vanderbilt Commodores® Menu

    Vanderbilt fans have top-notch taste in food. Check out this menu for yummy ideas to serve at your tailgate!

  • Opposing-Sides Two-Bean Dip
    HOWARD L. PUCKETT

    Game-Day Lineup Menu

    Inviting your friends over to watch the big game doesn't mean you have to stuff them with chips and beer. This mix-and-match menu tackles the call of high-fat snacks with a delicious eat-as-you-watch meal. Best of all, there are no time-outs for kitchen duty. You don't have to miss a minute of the game because the whole spread can be completed before kick-off. That's sure to score a touchdown.
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