Get ready for the gridiron -- or the grill -- with these tailgating recipes. We'll be updating this package throughout the football season with new recipes.
4:27 PM CST, December 13, 2012
You could, in a pinch, pick up a tub of generic onion dip from the refrigerated section at your local store before your next football gathering. Or, terrifyingly enough, even off the shelf in the chip aisle.
3:45 PM CST, November 29, 2012
Let's get this out of the way: This week's recipe is not health food. It's not foodie food. And it's not particularly pretty food.
2:04 PM CST, November 8, 2012
This potato salad recipe bucks the usual drenched-in-mayo stereotype — and that's a good thing. It's vegan (and gluten-free), but don't let that steer you away. You can't beat the flavor, thanks to a dressing with a base of apple cider vinegar, olive oil, red onion, herbs and more.
4:37 PM CDT, October 11, 2012
Wings are football food. There's no denying it. But they're certainly not health food.
6:31 AM CDT, September 21, 2012
On first glance, chicharrones de pollo might just look like garden-variety chicken nuggets. Don't be fooled. This recipe with Dominican roots calls for the chicken to be marinated in a mix of rum, lime juice, soy sauce and sugar, making it full of flavor.
5:10 PM CST, January 19, 2012
This Sunday, the Ravens will have to brave frigid Foxborough, Mass. to take on the New England Patriots. But you won't have to stand out in the cold to make these ribs. Instead of a grill, you can use your oven to roast this tender, savory game-time snack.
2:23 PM CST, January 12, 2012
It's our first home playoff game since 2007, and depending on the outcome of the Denver and New England game, it could be our last home game until next season. So let's make this tailgate count.
4:21 PM CST, December 29, 2011
Since the Ravens are playing in Cincinnati this weekend, there won't be a proper chance to tailgate at M&T Bank Stadium.
1:52 PM CST, December 22, 2011
While the weather forecast for Saturdays' Ravens game is in the high 40s — not exactly Green Bay territory — it can get chilly after being outside for a while. One of the best ways to keep the cold at bay is with a cup of spicy hot chocolate.
2:11 PM CST, December 15, 2011
As "Barbeque Bible" author Steve Raichlen points out in his latest ebook, "Raichlen's Tailgating! 31 Righteous Recipes for On-the-Go Grilling," "Long before NASCAR and the Super Bowl, there was tailgating. This distinctly American institution dates back to 1869, and probably earlier, when Rutgers and Princeton played their first intercollegiate football game.
2:40 PM CST, December 1, 2011
While the En Papillote method of cooking may sound too fancy to be tailgate fare, it's really nothing more than food that is wrapped in parchment paper and cooked. What may sound intimidating actually turns out to be a handy method for cooking at a tailgate.
5:06 PM CST, November 23, 2011
If deep-frying or grilling a whole bird in a stadium parking lot feels bit daunting, why not consider something as simple as turkey burger sliders? No matter what is on your tailgating menu, you know it just won't feel like Thanksgiving if it doesn't include turkey in some form or another.
3:36 PM CST, November 17, 2011
Adam Eagan knows a thing or two about good food and beer. It is, after all, what he does for a living. At least four or five times during the football season he packs up his car with food and fixings and makes the 5 1/2-hour trek from upstate New York to Baltimore to join some of his buddies for a their 'killer" tailgate in lot H1 at Ravens stadium.
1:08 PM CST, January 13, 2012
All the snacks you need for the perfect football feeding frenzy