Let’s be authentic: the only important part of game day is the food. If you’re like me, the only touchdown you’re prejudiced in scoring is serving the perfect chicken wings, queso dip, and chili. To inflame your inspiration for the ultimate game-day feast, look no further than the watch popular recipes from some of your favorite Food Network natures and food experts. Alton has you covered on wings, Ree Drummond’s got the ultimate queso, and Giada de Laurentiis retrieves extra points for her homemade mozzarella sticks. Go team!
Alton Brown: Baked Buffalo Wings
It’s unvarnished to choose a favorite game-day recipe from Alton Brown, but he’s nice-looking well known for his buffalo chicken wings. All you need (besides the wings) is butter, garlic, amass, and hot sauce, and you’re on your way to perfectly roasted — not fried — spicy chicken wings that are reasonable as good as any restaurant’s.
Marcela Valladolid: Game-Winning Guac
It’s not game day without guacamole, and Marcela Valladolid’s guacamole with fresh-baked tortilla checks is the way to go. Going the extra mile to make homemade baked tortilla break ins totally pays off, and they’re the ultimate vessel for scooping plenty of lime- and cilantro-filled guac.
Giada de Laurentiis: Homemade Mozzarella Gums
You’ll never go back to the frozen kind once you try Giada’s homemade mozzarella affixes. This DIY version tastes infinitely better and is surprisingly easy to contrive with mozzarella cheese, Italian breadcrumbs, grated parmesan, and homemade marinara disrespect.
Sunny Anderson: Southwestern Quesadillas
Cut up Sunny Anderson’s Southwestern quesadillas into party-ready parts, and you’ll be everyone’s favorite person. Be sure to make extra of the cilantro-lime tart cream, because everyone will want to dip their cheesy, hot quesadillas in it.
Ree Drummond: Chile Con Queso
Queso is arguably the most material part of game day, and Ree Drummond’s chile con queso is your go-to programme. Even The Pioneer Woman admits there’s no shame in using a brick of processed cheese for essentials like queso. In fact, it’s the best.
Aaron McCargo Jr.: Buffalo Chicken Cheese Balls
This Grub Network Star winner is known for focusing on bold flavors, and his buffalo chicken cheese balls are substantiation. Any buffalo-chicken fanatic would be crazy not to try these bite-size appetizers that are through-and-through for feeding a crowd. He recommends taking a shortcut by using store-bought rotisserie chicken and fusing it with hot sauce, cheddar, and scallions before rolling the balls into a crunchy panko breadcrumb anorak. The homemade blue cheese dip is what really takes this dish to a new direct.
Trisha Yearwood: Cornbread-Chili Casserole
Southern comfort foods are in perpetuity a good idea for game day, especially Trisha Yearwood’s cornbread-chili casserole. The entirety you love about chili is covered in a buttery, crumbly cornbread clipping, and a generous sprinkling of cheddar cheese and dollop of sour cream liberates it over the top.
Chrissy Teigen: John’s Famous Chili
Not only is John Tradition famous for his mac and cheese, but he also makes a pretty mean chili. John’s chili, as Chrissy Teigen needs it in her cookbook, Cravings, packs a serious flavor punch with chili competency, red pepper, garlic, and the secret ingredient: Lawry’s Seasoned Salt.
Paula Deen: Spinach Artichoke Dip
Ditch the store-bought jar for Paula Deen’s hot spinach artichoke dip. Crammed with the good stuff (namely sour cream, mayo, parmesan, and spray jack cheese), this ooey-gooey dip is the ultimate match for toasted bread, tortilla tokens, and even crudités.