Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Cheering on the brown and orange, or your favorite college football team this weekend? We’ve planned a simple tailgate-inspired dinner you can enjoy from the comforts of your living room! This makes enough for a family of 4 to 6,...
Cheesy Pull Apart Bread on Plate with Beer

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Pull-apart bread is the very definition of fun. It’s cheesy, garlicky, bacony good, plus you get to eat it with your hands. Who doesn’t like that? The cheesy pull-apart loaf is stuffed...
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers on Plate

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. These porky poppers not only include the pig on the outside, but sausage on the inside. With spice, cheese and bacon, there aren’t many game day bites as popular as these, so...
Salty Popcorn with Caramel Chocolate Drizzle and Pecans

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. This just might be the perfect popcorn snack. It has caramel and chocolate and nuts and salt and it goes with any beverage be it a beer or a cup of coffee....
Bean Dip in Bowl with Tortilla Chips

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. When it comes to tailgating, dishes that are big on flavor and simplicity are the absolute best. Today I’m making my gang’s favorite bean dip.  I love this dish because it can be made and transported to your tailgating location in...
Guacamole Bar

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. What’s more crowd pleasing than guacamole? Maybe a totally customizable guacamole bar! While it's perfect for Cinco de Mayo, no matter what type of gathering you're planning for (or even for just a fun family dinner!) this is a guaranteed win....