Top Tailgate Recipes (That Are Sure to Be a Win)

Cookouts. Jerseys. Elevated school spirit. You know what that means: football season is near. While you gear up to watch your favorite team heat up the field, don’t forget about one of the most important aspects of football season – tailgating! 

There are many benefits to cooking with natural gas. Not only is it convenient, but it can also save energy and help you perfect your favorite tailgate recipes. As the Official Natural Gas Partner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Atlanta Falcons, we know a lot about the best football snacks– and nothing beats these top tailgate food ideas. 

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Every gathering should have a creamy, cheesy dish, and it doesn’t get much better than this. As your new favorite make-ahead tailgate food, this dip recipe will be a touchdown at any party. 

Adapted from a Philadelphia® Cream Cheese recipe

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Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Wings are always a crowd-pleaser, and all you need is an oven to make this easy game day food– no fryer required! Spice up your tailgate with these hot chicken wings. (If you prefer to make your wings on a natural gas grill, try this recipe instead.)

Adapted from a Betty Crocker™ recipe

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Pigs in a Blanket

Arguably the best tailgate food, these pieces of bite-sized goodness are an easy, savory snack that will bring you right back to your childhood. 

Adapted from a Pillsbury™ recipe

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Pretzel Bites with Honey Mustard Dip

To add extra flair to these tasty treats, make a variety of dipping sauces – like your best queso recipe – or sprinkle on some cinnamon sugar to turn these savory snacks into a sweet surprise. 

Adapted from a Trisha Yearwood recipe for Food Network

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Bonus tip: once you’ve prepared these easy football snacks, cleaning your natural gas oven is a cinch. 

Football season is a great time to gather and cheer for your favorite team. You’re sure to score big with friends and family this season by serving the best tailgate snacks on the block!

  
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