9 Playoff-Worthy Recipes
January 8, 2013
Deconstructed Buffalo Chicken Wings with Roquefort Dip
Everyone serves wings for a football game, and while we certainly love any and all versions, we liked this recipe because it was a fun — and easy — twist on the favorite dish, and the Roquefort dip can’t be beat. We were also fans because this recipe appeased some of those chicken-bone haters (you know who you are), letting them enjoy a wing, too.
Meatballs are the perfect nibble to serve during the game — whether on toothpicks, sandwich rolls, or a pizza (yep, we said it). This recipe uses an easy meat blend and pairs it with a barbecue sauce made of ingredients you probably have stored in your pantry.
Cayenne-Spiced Popcorn Shrimp
We don’t see popcorn shrimp served enough at home, and this recipe makes it easy to create the snack that’s perfect for enjoying during a game.
Ranch Mac and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese never gets old, but sometimes it’s fun to mix it up a bit. This recipe uses ranch dressing and a handful of seasonings like garlic and lemon-pepper to add a bit of tang to it. Oh, and our favorite part? The sour cream mixed in right at the end creates the creamiest cheese sauce we’ve tried yet.
Towering Chicken Burgers
If you’ve done pulled pork and chili too much this past season, this chicken burger recipe is great to serve for the playoffs. Towering high with pickles, banana peppers, and a spicy Jamaican sauce, these will put beef burgers to shame.