Food

26+ Game Day Recipes to Devour

Nothing makes a weekend sweeter than good football and good food! With two of the top teams in the nation competing on screen, it’s only fair to put our best foot (or in our case, food) forward, too.

When you’re the home team, the pressure is on to perform. Prepare for gameday by planning a menu that’s flavorful and easy. We always include favorites like tasty dips, small bites, and over-the-top casseroles that are dependable bites that feed the whole crew. 

Check out our lineup that can’t be beat!

Pulled Chicken and Black Bean Nacho Casserole

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Nachos are sure to score a touchdown in your home. Covered in cheese, meat, and homemade pico de gallo, they’ll be gone before the end of the first quarter!

Chili Cheese Dog Potato Skins

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Hot diggity dog! Feel like you’re in the stadium with these hot dog-inspired potato skins. Keep the stadium-inspired nosh going with tacos…Taco Baked Stuffed Potatoes, that is!

Creamy Corn Dip

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Bubbling cheese and golden brown toasts make for the ultimate corn dip!

Super Sriracha Wings with Pickled Carrots & Celery Sticks & Fixins Bar

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With a whole bar of fixings, your company will be entertained all game long. Pro-tip: When you have something hot, be sure to offer some dairy like ranch or blue cheese to help tone down the spice.

Bacon-Ranch Deviled Eggs

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What’s a party without a few of these favorite bites? Rachael’s deviled egg recipes always pack a punch of flavor that’s perfect for parties. Your guests will love these Dirty Martini Deviled Eggs, too!

Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken Fingers

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You’ll definitely score points with chicken fingers! Try making them extra special by coating the tenders with crunchy, salty pretzels. And if you’re in the mood for extra bites, Rachael’s Ritz Cracker Chicken Fingers with Sriracha Soy Ketchup and her Garlic-Bread Chicken Nuggets with Balsamic Ketchup kick ’em up a notch!

Buffalo Turkey Chili Potato Skins

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We found a way to make chili finger-food friendly! Rach also transformed another classic soup into a potato recipe: French Onion Baked Stuffed Potatoes!

Roast Meatballs and Tomato-Tarragon Sauce

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Is there a better game day treat than meatballs? Serve straight from the skillet to cut down on clean up! And if you need more meatballs (who doesn’t?!) we think you’ll love Drunken Meatballs, with a kick of chianti.

Chipotle Chicken Nacho Casserole

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Rachael makes sure each chip has a touch of goodness by adding one layer of chips then a layer of toppings for the ultimate nacho casserole.

Smoky Bacon, Black Beans and Greens Quesadillas with Pico de Gallo

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Quesadillas are so easy to make and easy to share! Definitely a winner in our book.

Pizza Joes

When entertaining, it’s always nice to have a make-ahead option. Cook the meat ahead of time for these pizza joes and simply warm them up the day of.

Honey-Dijon Cheeseball

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Grainy Dijon mustard plus luxe cream cheese makes the flavor in this cheeseball one for the record books! And for a sweeter take, try Rachael’s Cannoli Cheeseball with cinnamon, chocolate chips, and vanilla cookies for dipping!

SXHD…in a Blanket!

Your pigs in a blanket just got an upgrade. Homemade charred tomatillo salsa is the secret ingredient in this delish app that’s worth adding to your playbook.

The “TC”

What’s a game day party without a cocktail? This refreshing drink is super simple and will be gone in a flash! And if something sweeter is a little more your game, try the Texas 40!

Buffalo Joes

If you’re looking to deviate from traditional buffalo wings, these definitely won’t disappoint!

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Your game day needs a bite of sweet to round out your snack table. This recipe are one of Rach’s favorites – we recommend you bake a few extra batches!

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