What to Cook for Super Bowl Sunday
It’s not exactly like I am a football aficionado. I don’t actually think football fans use the word aficionado very much. But my guys are all big, big fans (how big of course depends who is playing), and I am a person who likes to cook for people while they are doing something they enjoy, so it all works out nicely.
Here are some recipes you will want to consider for Super Bowl Sunday, no matter who makes it to the big game, and who ends up in front of the tv with you. We’ve got chili, we’ve got dips, we’ve got wings, we’ve got subs, we’ve got quesadillas, we’ve got pizza…we’ve got you!
43 Recipes for the Super Bowl and Game Day
It’s like a hundred jalapeno poppers got together and made themselves into a dip.
Starting your chili with barbacoa beef cooked in the slow cooker means that you will have one of the most flavorful pots of chili ever.
Because you can always use one more chili recipe.
A super classic, soul satisfying chili, made in the crockpot.
Buttery, cheesy, garlicky, this is the oh-my-god cheesy garlic bread of your dreams.
These cute little sliders are kind of sophisticated as sliders go, but still totally game day party worthy.
The next time pulled pork enters your world, save some for these simple and truly satisfying cheesy pork quesadillas.
These full-flavored ribs are marinated with a Southern-inspired rub, then baked in the oven and slathered with a basting sauce until they are juicy and tender.
This is the best kind of old-fashioned macaroni salad, starring a simple dressing and elbows, perfect for picnics and barbecues.
This is probably the favorite lasagna recipe of all time, the one lasagna recipe I know will deliver without fail.
A ridiculously crowd-pleasing and easy to make dip recipe that will have your friends jockeying to get next to the bowl. OId school style, and perfect for a party!
Can you make a Texas Style brisket in the oven? Try this recipe and see for yourself!
This refrigerated-dough based pizza recipe is topped with a ricotta blend, three more cheeses and a tangle of deeply flavored sauteed onions.
If you need a final tipping point reason to buy an air fryer, people, this just might be it.
Slathering herby and scalliony salsa verde between pieces of baguette – a delicious and cheerfully green take on garlic bread.
A new, easy way to get to heavenly grilled cheese sandwiches (with step by step instructions and photos!)
Layered up with marinara sauce and lots of mozzarella, these are the meatball subs dreams are made of.
This popcorn made with real cheddar is a far cry from the cheese popcorn you buy in bags.
These Mini Pizzas get inhaled pretty quickly, so count on at least 4 per person—more if my family is coming.
Let’s just say the words “beef,” “barbecue” and “beer” in the same sentence don’t make Gary sad.
I ate half of these before my family got home so I pretended they were an appetizer.
A terrific hoagie for those are aren't into the meat—plus ideas for creating your own sub/hoagie buffet for game day!
I usually like to cook and eat pretty healthily, but sometimes I like to just roll around in cream and butter and cheese. This is a dip for that moment.
Leftovers join forces to become this better-than-I-expected salad.
One of the best possible ways to kick off a party.
Mac and cheese becomes portable!
The best thing that can happen to a ripe avocado (though I am open to debating).
This shortcut 3 bean recipe with sweet corn, creamy avocado and sauteed onions is a bright addition to any summer spread.
Cheese and beer and hot pretzels in one snack? There are some definite perks to being an adult.
This thick and satisfying soup has tailgating or sidelines or post-game meal written all over it.
Think about this pull-apart refrigerated biscuit bread for a holiday meal or just a fun dinner with company.
Some shredded chicken, a couple of cheeses, a generous glug of hot sauce, and you have a crowd-pleaser of a hot dip.
A heap of sautéed mushrooms and a mound of shredded cheese don’t need much help to become the most deliciously cheesy mushroom quesadillas.
However good this looks in the photos…it tastes even better.
You don’t have to use all four cheeses (but by golly you’ll be happy you did).
A simple hummus is a crowd pleaser….a hummus with caramelized onions is something to show off.
A sticky, tender Chinese-style rib recipe that you can make on a grill or in the oven.
This takes all of 10 minutes to get into the oven, and it makes any meal just that much better.
This is more of a "wedge" salad than a wedge salad, if you will. All of those amazing flavors and textures, but a bit easier to eat.
If cookies were to elect their king, it would undoubtedly be the chocolate chip cookie.
It’s like someone took the most beloved three cookies in the world and smushed them into one.
Now, there’s nothing wrong with a straight up brownie, but when you experience chocolate that packing heat, that’s a game changer.