Touchdown-Worthy Tailgate Recipes

Whether you're a football fanatic or just there for the food, our tailgate grub guide will have you ready, set, and hyped for every game day gathering this season. We've got everything you need to fuel your crowd's team spirit--from the must-have classic chili recipes to fresh vegetarian and vegan twists on tailgating favorites.

Staff Picks

100 Top Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

These easy tailgating recipes mix and match easily so that you can create the perfect game day menu.

5-Ingredient Tailgate Appetizers

Reduce your game-day stress with these easy, 5-ingredient appetizers and enjoy all of the tailgating festivities.

Breakfast at the Tailgate

Don’t let an early football game cramp your tailgating style.

20+ Tailgating Recipes for Chilly Days

Our most comforting recipes are sure to keep you warm while you cheer on your favorite team. 

25+ Healthy Dip Recipes for Tailgating

Who says tailgate food has to be bad for you?

Our Best Easy Tailgating Desserts

The only thing sweeter than these easy treats is a win from your team. 

Vegan Queso

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This creamy and dreamy queso dip is something that even the greatest non-vegans will appreciate.
By Robin Bashinsky
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Inspiration and Ideas

Tiny Tailgating Treats

These fantastic game-day foods are perfect for bringing everyone together around the snack table.

The Essential Tailgating Recipes

We've consulted with the experts and they agree: These are the recipes that no successful tailgate party should be without.