113 Best Tailgating Recipes, Football Party Menus & Game Day Crafts

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113 Best Tailgating Recipes, Football Party Menus & Game Day Crafts

An exceptional Bloody Mary, buffalo hot wings & classic football fan-fare should be holding court on your roster of tailgating specialties each & every game day. Go long & clench the title with these traditional & new takes featuring recipes, entertaining ideas, football crafts & party menus ideal for tailgate party celebrations & so much more. 

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From team taunting morsels to cocktails filled with spirit & everything in between, game day socials thrive when all of the right X’s & O’s mark the spot. Implement these goodies into your own celebrations to make certain you’re on point.

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Game Day Cocktails

Kick-off game day in style with bubbly cocktails filled with team spirit or go long & offer something a little more hair raising. From bourbon to wine based drinks that jab the competition, raise a toast & try one of these in order to get planning & logistics underway.

Classic Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned Shooters

Magic Zydeco Micheladas

Pineapple-Bourbon Slushies

Swine Wine

Southwestern Bloody Mary’s

Gin Rickey Shooters

Ginger Margaritas

Sweet Tea Margaritas

Moscow Mule Shooters

Yellowhammer Champagne Cocktail

Auburn Champagne Cocktail

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Game Day Crafts & Nibbles

Up your snack game & tabletop spirit with several charming ideas. From football field inspired bags to adorable mini pigskins, it’s all about the style points with these fun ideas. 

Tag Football Sacks

Pom Pom Mum Bouquets

Gridiron Sandwich Wraps

Gridiron Tailgating Bags

How To Make Football Bunting

Chalk Talk Crackers

The Ultimate Game Day Snack Mix

Crunch Time Gouda Crackers

Triple Threat Snack Mix

Gridiron Whiskey-Caramel Corn

Chalk Talk Cookies

Almond Footballs

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Game Day Appetizers, Dips & Spread Options

From football party classic recipes to provisions with a team taunting twists, get tailgating socials underway by selecting a few of these good contenders & kick-off festivities right.

Pull Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread

Football Pizza Dip

Hog Wash Boiled Peanuts

Orange & Blue Pimiento Cheese

Old-School Pimiento Cheese

Pimiento Cheese-Bacon Tailgating Bread

Loaded Potato Skins

Classic Spinach Dip

Classic Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Buffalo Chicken Popper Dip

Smokehouse Bacon-Cheeseburger Dip

Smokin’ Hot Skinny Chick Dip

Lemon-Garlic Hummus

Million Dollar Football Dip

Homemade Salsa

Pico De Galo

Gridiron Guacamole

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Game Day Menus

Crafting a game day menu with food specifically designed to poke the competition is a fun way to fill your tailgating table with team spirit. From fan-favorite chip dips styled as pigskins to bourbon & coke infused wings, make certain your menu reflects the regional match-ups week to week & the food finds from their area. Get started with a collection of No. 1 contenders that will have you covered for a round of crowd-pleasing cheers. Look to The Essential Movable Feast Football Party Primer to be certain all the X’s & O’s are covered before traveling.

Fan-Favorite Game Day Snacks

Southern Game Day Fritto Misto

Southwestern Brunch Fanfare

Texas Two-Step Cajun Tacos

Fire & Ice

Gridiron Fried Chicken Picnic

Classic Favorites With A Twist

Game Day Blini Bar

The Iron Bowl

Fried Chicken & Biscuits

Smokin’ Hot A Game Provisions

Gridiron Pizza Party

Smoke The Competition

Devour The Competition

Grill The Competition

Mash The Competition

Smashmouth Football Favorites

Effortless Game Day Brunch

Southern-Style Game Day Fish Fry

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Linebacker Appetites

Clench a signature win with appetizers & crowd pleasing game day specialties designed to clobber the competition. Fried chicken doused in hot sauce & served in waffles loaded with grit are a fun game day take on a southern favorite. Classic ribs with a Crimson Tide twist & grilled hot wings filled with spirits make excellent team players as well. 

Buffalo Fried Chicken & Cornbread Waffles

Dreamy Bourbon & Cherry Coke Ribs

Grilled Crimson & White BBQ Buffalo Wings

The Smokehouse Barbecue Fatty

Pimiento Cheese Armadillo Eggs

Spicy Pigskin Candy

Hot Buffalo Fried Chicken

Mini Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Game Day Italian Dip Sliders

Championship Chili

Sweet Potato-Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

Honey-Garlic Smoked Chicken

House Barbecue

Sweet Chili-Lime Ribs

Shrimp Creole Hushpuppies

Gridiron Sausage Bites

Jalapeño-Cherry Coke Sausage Bites

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Sidelines

Choose several of these tailgating musts to your roster each week as they make excellent team players to smoky barbecue, hamburgers, kabobs & so much more.

Bourbon & Coke Baked Beans

The New Classic Macaroni & Cheese

Red & White Beer Battered Onion Rings

Honey-Sesame Slaw

Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw

Lemon-Dill Orzo Pasta Salad

Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad

Salt & Pepper Potato Chips

Creole Deviled Eggs

Hot Sauce Deviled Eggs

Charred Sweet Corn-Jalapeño Muffins

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Ginger-Peach Hot Pepper Jam

Classic Bread & Butter Pickles

Classic Dill Pickle Spears

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Team Spirit

Team specific wild cards speak directly to school allegiances. From homemade craft elements to recipes that highlight traditions or the region, plan to include them in your starting lineup. 

Purple & Gold Potato Salad

Reveille Pimiento Cheese Biscuits

Devil With A Blue Dress

Classic Mississippi Mud

Black & Gold Crunch Bars

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Sweet Victory

Huddle a few key players together for an edge of your seat finish. Clench the title & take it to the house with a fine selection of signature sweets.

Apple-Cranberry Football Turnovers

Gridiron Whiskey-Pecan Slab Pie

Pigskin Peanut Butter Bars

Butterfinger-Peanut Butter Cookies

Referee Cookies

Bourbon Brookies

Salted Cashew-Mississippi Mud Brownies

Double Pecan Texas Sheet Cake

Bourbon-Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter-Toffee Cookies

Chocolate Pecan Chess Tartlets

Kentucky Bourbon Blondies

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Bourbon-Pecan Chocolate Pound Cake

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* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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