Over the years I have been asked to come up with some fun, unique and inexpensive tailgating ideas that are easy to produce, but still look professionally planned.
Rather than sticking with the same old tired football party go-to's I've revamped my plays to create easy, elegant tailgating recipes that are both pleasing to the palate and eyes.
All your favorite football fans will appreciate these tasty game recipes and functional, yet fun food display ideas.
Here are my ideas for tailgating parties that are elegant, easy and anything but ordinary.
Whenever you can create a theme for your parties you should. It gives you clear direction and will help all the other planning pieces fall right into place. Tailgating parties are no exception. So this time, go with team colors like we did here, or opt to make it a Mexican theme since the flavors and foods lend themselves so perfectly to a main game party. Read More
If you're hosting a tailgate in the parking lot or any other outdoor venue have some fun with your grill. Rather than cooking up the usual burgers and dogs, bring some hollowed out potato skins and toppings along for everyone to grill up a personal bite. Potato skins are one of the ultimate football foods and this treat is sure to be appreciated! Read More
Fondue is easy so fun to get creative with, especially when it comes to dip-friendly tailgate food. Check out this tasty, yet simple recipe from Krissy Winnick - it packs quite a kick! Read More
Typically football fans won't concern themselves with calories. But, for the few friends who tag along to the tailgate more to hang than to watch the game, try adding a few of these foods to your football spread. Read More