Everything’s bigger in Texas and that includes our tailgates! We love our food and our football and when those two worlds collide, magic happens. From the Friday night lights to cheering on your alma mater or NFL team, you need to stay fueled through every second of the game. Here, 5 game day-winning recipes.
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Buffalo wings are always a fan favorite, but if you’re in the mood to switch it up, try this Korean spin. Instead of hot sauce, these spicy wings from MARS’ Mobile Kitchen in San Antonio are made with gochujang, a rich red chile paste that’s savory, sweet, and spicy.
Whether your team is playing or not, you’ll win the day with these beyond-easy baked sliders. This Goodtaste original recipe comes together in 30 minutes, plus you can assemble them in advance and then pop them in the oven as your guests arrive.
Pizza + fries: the combination you never asked for, but never knew you needed. These over-the-top Pizza Fries from sports bar haven, Scruffy Duffies in Plano, is the dish of fast-food dreams. Saucy and cheesy, load these up with your favorite pizza toppings for the ultimate game day mash-up.
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Give your Tex-Mex favorite a healthy upgrade with fiber-rich plantain chips. This recipe from Goya Foods is made easy with an ultra-quick stovetop chili that’s dolloped on top with layers of shredded cheese. Another plus? The plantains are thicker than corn chips so they can hold up to the heft of the toppings.
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No Texas tailgate is complete without barbecue! This hearty recipe from Killen’s BBQ in Pearland brings gooey cheese, bacon and chopped brisket together for an over-the-top mac-and-cheese! The creamy cheese and smoky brisket go together perfectly.