Like most other events that lend themselves to gathering, this year's Super Bowl celebrations will probably look smaller than what we're used to. However, fewer people doesn't mean that you can't enjoy one of the best parts of the big game: snacking. You can even take the opportunity to make more refined versions of your favorite dishes that wouldn't necessarily play to a larger crowd. Whether you are looking to go all-in on appetizers, opt for making your own creative pizza or coat your wings in a sauce bursting with unexpected flavors, consider this your guide to the ultimate game day feast.
APPETIZERS & DIPS
It's made with garlic and sweet Gorgonzola and topped with grapes and garden vegetables.
Roasted butternut squash and carrots give the classic dip a fall twist.
These soft pretzels make a great snack, whether fresh and hot from the oven or pulled apart after a night on the town.
This take on the Tex-Mex staple can be customized to appeal to everyone’s individual palate.
This dish is great for snackers and hosts alike.
KEEP THE CROCKPOT ON
When chunks of oven-roasted chicken, andouille sausage, okra and green peppers kicked with Cajun spices converge in a chocolate roux, the gumbo doesn't get any better. Mix in some blues, rustle up some booze and party Mardi Gras style when you serve this gumbo from Highway 61 Roadhouse.
Explore different flavors by picking a tea and pairing it with a fruit juice.
The sizzling vegan take on boneless chicken wings features hand-breaded cauliflower florets tossed in a spicy sauce.
This recipe is specifically designed for charcoal grills, and you’ll need a couple of handfuls of thin wood chips when grilling the pizzas.
Venture outside tomato-based pizza sauces with this whole-grain mustard cream number.
Filetti is a traditional style of Neapolitan pizza made with fresh cherry tomatoes and no sauce.
This riff on the classic employs Yukon gold potatoes and leeks with a sweet-corn cream drizzled on top.
Watch Feast TV host Cat Neville make this recipe on location at L'Ecole Culinaire in our Pizza! episode.
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Simplicity is the cornerstone of Neapolitan cooking, and this classic pizza is simplicity at its best. Enjoy with an Italian wine and wait for visions of Naples to dance through your head.
THE MAIN EVENT
Learn how to make Alabama-style white, South Carolina mustard and a Kansas City sweet tomato-based sauce.
Catch the demo for this recipe in the November 2015 episode of Feast TV!
These all-American ribs have a unique preparation. A wet marinade comes first. Then they’re smoked with a dry rub. And finally they’re slathered in a decadent sauce.
Bring a burst of fresh flavor to the party.
Never underestimate the power of a fresh, crunchy slaw.
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You might not think strawberries and baked beans go well together, but this Pappy's Gourmet jam makes it work.
These muffins are flavored with crispy, salty bacon, sharp Cheddar and fiery jalapeño, but feel free to substitute whatever ingredients you prefer.
These popovers are the quickest, easiest way to put fresh bread on your table.
These ice cream sandwiches are a perfectly sweet end to any Super Bowl party.
These layered cookie bars combine soft shortbread, gooey caramel and decadent dark chocolate.
This recipe takes the movie night staple to another level.
You don't need a special occasion to enjoy this sweet treat.
Stock your freezer with these decadent ice cream sandwiches and treat yourself all summer long.