Tailgating Recipes – Ready for Football Season?



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Whether tailgating at a football game or some other sport venue, how do you decide which tailgating recipes to prepare that day?  Are you always cooking for a large group or a small crew?

Our household is excited for football season to be upon us once again, but whatever your favorite sport or event, we have gathered 7 amazing tailgating recipes to share with you (click on the picture or name of the recipe to access detailed recipe for saving, sharing, or printing).

Most of them are easy to either prep or completely make up ahead of time, ready to dump in a crockpot, throw on the grill, or serve up immediately when you arrive.

Turkey & Roast Beef Muffuletta – These sandwiches are made on Italian bread with chopped olive seasoning mixture.  Make them ahead and wrap in wax paper or foil before refrigerating; then cut and serve at your destination.  Super easy and incredibly delicious!

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Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Sausages with Onion – After being lightly browned, sausages are cooked in the crock pot with brown sugar, mustard, onions, and seasonings until ready to serve.

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Southwest Turkey Sliders – Prep these turkey patties the night before and refrigerate; then pop on the grill at the game and have hot food ready in no time.

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Colorful Chili – Brown the ground beef the night before, and then dump all the ingredients into the crock pot to cook for a couple of hours before serving; a thick and hearty meal especially on a cold, blustery day.

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Jessie’s 7-Layer Taco Dip – Use low-fat, low-salt ingredients for a healthier version of this traditional taco dip; make ahead the day before and refrigerate, keeping it cool until ready to serve.

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Italian Style Hobo Bundles – A full meal cooked over the grill in a foil packet; meatballs with veggies and seasonings.  The packets can be made up ahead of time!

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Joan Beifus’ Trucker Beans – This hearty meal of sausage and a variety of beans is prepped in a skillet and then cooked over low heat either in the oven or a crockpot.

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At what type of events do you enjoy tailgating?  Do you have traditions around any particular dishes or recipes you always prepare for those events?

We enjoy hearing from you and what you think of these recipes or your own favorite ideas for tailgating.

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See how easy it is to make homemade salad dressing with these simple tips and delicious recipes, creating your own versions of favorite store-bought dressing flavors, whether creamy dressings or vinaigrettes.  With only a few all-natural ingredients and a few minutes’ time, you can enjoy one of these tasty dressings on your next salad.


Shake & Pour: Homemade Salad Dressings

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18 Delectable Dinner Ideas for Labor Day Weekend



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We are looking forward to these delish dinner ideas for the Labor Day holiday weekend coming up for us.  It will be so nice to have some time off of work, enjoy relaxing with friends (or enjoy our kids’ extra-curricular activities and sporting events – right?), and dish up some terrific meals.

Today we present 18 delectable dinner ideas for your weekend (or any time, really).  We have separated them into categories based on what type of cooking you would like to do (grilling, using the crockpot, or all-in-one-pan).  So, whether you’re feeding a huge crew or just a few, check out these great dinner ideas. (Just click on the recipe title or photo for the detailed printable recipe).

On the Grill!
(Because around here it’s too dang hot to spend much time heating up the kitchen.)

1. Grilled Basil Halibut with Jalapeno Butter

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2. Grilled Lemon Dijon Chicken Skewers

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3. Italian Style Hobo Bundles
(turkey meatballs and vegetables cooked in foil packets on the grill)

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4. Chicken Fajitas

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5. Grilled Pizza with Veggies

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6Hot and Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings

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Crockpot Cooking
(Since, again, it is so nice to avoid heating up the kitchen too much.)

7. Sloppy Joes

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8. Crockpot Swiss Steak

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9. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

10. Black Beans with Sausage and Rice

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11. Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Stew

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12. Crockpot Gumbo

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One-Pan Easy Dinner Ideas
(Who wants to avoid washing dishes?)

13.  Skillet-Baked Mushroom Herb Omelet

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14. Mediterranean Pan Roasted Salmon and Vegetables

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15. Farmers Market Fried Rice

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16. Chicken and Olives

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17. Greek Style Skillet Supper

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18. Zucchini, Black Bean and Rice Skillet

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Did you know you can also find recipes here on Dish Dish that are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, diabetic friendly, and more?  See our complete list of recipe categories and explore more great dinner ideas!

Please feel free to leave us a comment below and let us know what type of dinner ideas you enjoy most and what you think of this list of options.

Remember you can save all your favorite recipes in your online cookbook here at Dish Dish, so you can find them when you want them, create menus and shopping lists, and access all of it when you’re on the go.

What are you dishing up for dinner this week?