Made with the requisite mustard and mayonnaise for classic deviled egg traditionalists. And bacon drippings and Sriracha for the rebels in the rest of us.
Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.
The intensity of the classic buffalo wing is tempered here, usurped by a deliciously, defiantly untraditional blend of beguiling spices.
Blue Cheese Dip4/50
Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won't disappoint.
Seven Layer Dip5/50
Seriously the best seven layer dip we've ever had. Swear. And it comes together in minutes without any heat. Summer supper, anyone?
Rite of passage as well as rite of tailgating, Frito Pie is legendary. In case you'd forgotten about it, here's how.
What to make next time you throw a have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party.
All the awesomeness of Buffalo wings. All the virtuousness of cauliflower. You can have it all with this game day recipe.
Mango guacamole. Don't judge. Not until you've tasted just the sweet heat that comes from adding tropical fruit and habanero to classic guacamole.
The number one complaint of folks who don't like turkey burgers is dryness. Number two is blandness. This recipe is neither.
Baked chicken wings? As in, chicken wings without the butter, deep-frying, or grease-splattered stovetop? Count us in.
If you go weak in the knees at the mere thought of crisp skin on a roast hen, your day just got a heck of a lot better.
This crowd-pleasing spiced shrimp is served hot, hot, hot alongside a dip that's sigh-inducingly coooooooooool.
Slightly sweet, subtly complex, and insanely easy homemade beer nuts. Unlike anything you've ever experienced. Beer sipped on the side not optional.
Just as awesome as the ones you love to order by the platter at your favorite bar. But these you can nosh from the comfort of your own couch.
A cheater's version of homemade barbecue potato chips that will have you hooked for life. Taste 'em and get back to us.
Yup. We went there. To that homemade Cheez-It place. Go ahead. Admit it. You're awfully glad that we did.
Parmesan Tater Tots18/50
Frozen tater tots and Parmesan cheese. Seems so intuitive, doesn't it? And yet it's so wonderfully unexpected. Easy, kid-friendly, adult-appeasing.
Mac and Cheese Pizza19/50
Mac and cheese pizza? Yep. It's a thing. Sorta wondering why no one thought of it sooner.
Pressure Cooker Ribs20/50
We confess, we'd never imagined you could turn ribs fall-off-the-bone tender in 30 minutes. Until this recipe made believers out of us.
"Your family will think you are AMAZING." "A straightforward, real deal Cajun gumbo that everyone loved." "Easy and affordable." "A keeper!" That's what folks are saying about this gumbo.
"Heavenly." "The best cornbread we've ever had." "Like eating cake." "Stop me before I make another!" That's what folks are saying about this unconventional cornbread.
This may seem an improbable melding of short ribs and anchos and red wine. Authentic Mexican? Nah. Worth making? Heck yeah.
Think of these as an easy mashed potatoes casserole loaded with bacon, Cheddar, and sour cream. Talk about awesome game day grub.
Next time someone asks you to bring chips and dip, bring these. We promise there'll be no complaints.
Forget the mixed nuts and pulled pork nachos. This maple bacon is what we now nosh while sipping a beer and watching the game.
Wicked. Sinful. Indulgent. Those are just a few of the words being bandied about by folks who've succumbed to this ridiculously crack-like concoction.
We can almost see the smoke from these brats on the grill shape-shifting into a come-hither motion like in those old-time cartoons.
Nancy Drew Blondies29/50
Who knew the famous young detective baked blondies?! But not just any blondies. These blondies. The best blondies. Full of butterscotch goodness.
We swoon to this inspired collision of several strong-willed ingredients, each playing nicely but shouting, "Taste me!"
Football Cheese Ball31/50
Going for a pigskin theme for your next have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party? You need this.
Savory little somethings with a surprise for those of you unfamiliar with the flamboyant flavors of Latin America.
Authentic as heck with its minimalistic approach that keeps ingredients to the essentials.
Sweet, smoky, and spicy all at once thanks to charred tomatoes and onions and chipotle in adobo. The quintessential salsa for dunking, dipping, and dabbling.
Shredded beef. Gooey cheese. Mild sauce. Just 20 minutes in the oven. And compliments all around. Thanks, Homesick Texan.
A chili that you can dress up or down, whether you need something really impressive for game day or relatively inexpensive for Tuesday night dinner.
Seafood gumbo loaded with shrimp, such as this classic Cajun recipe, screams for a cold beer and a lazy weekend afternoon dedicated to nothing but cooking.
King Ranch Chicken38/50
Whoever created this American classic knew what they were doing. We're talking layers of smoked chicken, roasted peppers, and corn tortillas that are smothered in cheese and baked until gobsmackingly delicious.
Regardless of whether you're from Cincinnati or have ever experienced Cincinnati chili, you've gotta try this recipe. Trust us.
Short Rib Chili40/50
This splurge of a chili recipe is made with ultra tender braised beef and is easy to make on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.
"Super easy." "Great with beer." "Disappear fast." "Yummy!" That's what folks are saying about this recipe that's a little sticky, a little sweet, a little spicy, and incredibly stunning.
A classic. And it's even better than we remembered. And we mean that in the best possible way, moms.
Black Bean Taquitos43/50
So lovely you're not even going to notice that they're vegetarian. But your guests will appreciate that fact. And you'll appreciate the taste.
Bacon Peanut Brittle44/50
An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that'll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.
Quite frankly, these remind us why meatballs are a thing of magnificence. It owes its loveliness to chorizo, Cheddar, chili powder, and cilantro.
This Southern melding of pie and pudding is obscenely, ridiculously rich. Oh, Lord, just take us now.
Thankfully for those of us wanting (needing?) to satiate our craving for the obscenely indulgent Canadian classic known as poutine, it's no longer something that mandates a pilgrimage.
"The onion dip to end all onion dips." "Sublime." "Light years beyond those soup packets." That's what folks are saying about this creamy dip that puts to shame all other onion dips you've ever dipped, dunked, or otherwise devoured.
Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.
This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. Just dump all the familiar chili ingredients in a crockpot. Dinner is done.