The 20 Absolute Best Tailgate Recipes

Enjoy this one-stop collection of all the great game day recipes you’ll ever need

Pulled Pork Sliders// Katch Brewry and Grill

For many football fans, the actual sport is not the main event.

Instead, spectators gather together — whether at home or in the stadium parking lot — to pre-celebrate the event by cooking out, sharing a few drinks, and playing games with fellow die-hard fans.

Here we have a list of 20 of our all-time favorite tailgate recipes to will help you kick off your game day(s) the right way — while letting you have fun at the party instead of being stuck cooking.  

Whether your team wins or loses, at least you will have checked off all of the major tailgating food groups: dips, fried things, wings, dogs, burgers, chili, plus a few grab-and-go desserts to snag as you head into the stadium or settle down in front of the HDTV.


Also, don’t miss out on all of our vital tailgating tips and hacks like 11 Essential Tailgating Tools From Your Kitchen, 10 Tips for Backyard Tailgating, and the Ultimate Tailgating Guide.