Whether you want to step up your hosting game or just plan to contribute to the game day spread, it’s easy to create the perfect plan with an array of foods like this Buffalo Chicken Dip.
Game Plan for Game Day
(Family Features) Whether you want to step up your hosting game or just plan to contribute to the game day spread, it’s easy to create the perfect plan with an array of premium food, without the premium price tags.
Make it buffet style: Let your guests serve themselves on game day. Buffets showcase a wide variety of dips, chips and snacks and are an affordable, fun option to please all your guests. This party trick also makes it easy to grab a quick bite between plays or during commercial breaks.
Get out of the kitchen: Just because you’re hosting should not mean you don’t get to enjoy yourself. Avoid spending hours in the kitchen with this crowd-pleasing Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe. Mix the ingredients in a slow cooker, turn it on high and then you’re ready to kick off the party.
Find more ideas and recipes for game day at ALDI.com.
Buffalo Chicken DipRecipe courtesy of Chef Leigh An, ALDI Test Kitchen
Tip: For easy shredding, place cooked chicken breasts in stand mixer with paddle attachment and turn on low until shredded.
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When the clock ticks down toward game day and you’re putting together a snacking plan of attack, turn to recipes like Crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings, Bruschetta-Topped Hummus and Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Honey Barbecue Sauce that you and your guests can savor for all four quarters of action.
Chow Down on Championship Snacks
(Family Features) When the clock ticks down toward game day and you’re putting together a snacking plan of attack, turn to recipes like these that you and your guests can savor for all four quarters of action.
With different choices to draft from, there’s no need for a superstar main course at the center of the meal. Instead, rely on options like customizable brats and pulled pork sandwiches, baked chicken wings and game-day dips for winners all around.
Top Your Tailgate
Take your tailgate or home viewing party to the next level by setting up a topping station with a variety of both traditional and unexpected condiments and garnishes to let your fellow fans customize their grilled fare. Include options such as:
A Game-Day Winner
Game time is no time to mess around when it comes to fast, savory snacks. Crispy and light, tangy and bold, these wings have you covered for all your game-day needs. These spicy hot wings pair perfectly with Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese or Homestyle Ranch Dressing and may result in another game day rivalry: blue cheese vs. ranch. Whether you’re hosting the game-day party or bringing a dish to a friend’s bash, these wings can make mouths water from the opening kickoff to the final whistle. Find more game-day recipes at litehousefoods.com.
Crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings
Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Dip into Game Day
Game day is about huddling up with friends and family, and feeling good about the food you share. Kick off the big game with Sabra, the official dip of the NFL, and help the crowd go wild when you put a twist on traditional hummus by topping it with bruschetta. Available in more than a dozen flavors, Sabra Hummus is made with fresh chickpeas, a touch of garlic and smooth tahini, making it a wholesome and delicious accompaniment for your favorite game-day chips, crackers and veggies. Find more big-game recipes at sabra.com.
Prep time: 5 minutes
A Heaping Handheld
Snack like a champion during the big game with recipes that please palates without overfilling like these Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Since guests can pile their sandwiches as high as they like with sweet pork and optional toppings, there’s no need to worry about serving sizes. Find more honey-infused recipes for tasty meal solutions at honey.com.
Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Honey Barbecue Sauce
Recipe courtesy of the National Honey Board
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Give the gift of dairy with a tasty appetizer like Mozzarella Pepper Salsa, perfect for holding over hungry guests.
Give the Gift of Dairy
Give the gift of dairy with a tasty appetizer like Mozzarella Pepper Salsa, perfect for curbing guests’ appetites while waiting for the main course. Incorporating dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt into your pre-dinner dining can help provide flavor and nutritional value. Since they’re readily available in many family kitchens, dairy foods are ideal for creating recipes for last-minute snacks and starters. With just a few ingredients, this salsa recipe takes next to no time to make when family and friends are craving a quick bite. Find other nutritious appetizer ideas at midwestdairy.com.
Midwest Dairy Council
Although you may share a passion for a favorite sports team, not everyone has the same taste when it comes to the tailgating menu. Enter these seven dips: from a yogurt turmeric dip to spicy buffalo chicken dip, you’re sure to please nearly every game-day guest.
Dig Into 7 Game-Winning Dips
(Family Features) Although you may share a passion for a favorite sports team, not everyone has the same taste when it comes to the tailgating menu. Enter these seven dips: from a yogurt turmeric dip to spicy buffalo chicken dip, you’re sure to please nearly every game-day guest.
Texas Trash Dip
Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Sweet Georgia Peach and Pecan Dip
Creamy Turmeric and Cinnamon Dip
Roasted Carrot Yogurt Dip
Spinach Artichoke and Dill Dip
Spicy Black Bean Dip
For millions of football fans, the grill is as important as the gridiron when enjoying a weekend of games. There’s nothing like team spirit, the anticipation of kickoff and the smell of a delicious pregame tailgate wafting through the stadium parking lot – which is easy to create with these recipes for Toasted Pecan Burgers and Smokey Stuffed Jalapenos with Bacon.
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