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Why We Love the South – Tailgating!

The wait is over for the college football season and it’s time to put on your tailgating game face. From family friendly games to everyone’s favorite foods, tailgating is way of life in the south. Add some new recipes to your repertoire with some of our favorites.

Charred Corn Salad
A great topping for a hot dog, eaten as a dip or a side dish, this salad will work for all occasions.

Mini BLTs
Perfect for those noon games, this recipe includes steps for making biscuits from scratch but you can use your favorite frozen or premade biscuits.

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Sliders
This is a great make-ahead option you can assemble at the tailgate.

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip
Enjoying yourself at a tailgate doesn’t mean you have to leave your diet behind. Enjoy a classic football dip, made a little lighter.

Bacon Cheddar Jalapenos
This recipe is easy to assemble, can be put together ahead of time and cooked at the game. You can make an assortment using different cheeses. Try fontina, Havarti and goat cheese for some variety.

Cola Hot Wings
If you haven’t tried grilled wings, then prepare to have your world changed. This recipe is for the ones in your group who love spicy food, but you can use your favorite sauce to give people options.

Best Italian Sausage Sandwiches
These sandwiches will be a good addition to the grill when the temperatures start to drop and you want a hearty meal.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Globs
Tailgates can be long and you’ll need a pick-me-up. These rich cookies are packed with chocolate, walnuts and pecans.

Barbecue Deviled Eggs
Give classic deviled eggs a tailgating twist by adding chopped smoked pork.

Sweet and Sticky Grilled Drumsticks
You need to have good finger food at your tailgate and these drumsticks are perfect.

Cheers to a great season!

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