Friday Recipe Round-up: Best Tailgate Recipes

Every week we’ll round up some of the best recipes, food writing, cooking tricks and drinking tips that every college student should know about.  Here’s what’s cooking in virtual kitchens around the web this week.

Football season is officially underway, but, really, what’s a football game without a tailgate party?  Whether you’ll be serving friends in your dorm room, living room, or in the trunk of your Jeep in the stadium parking lot, check out the recipes below for go-to snack, wings, and sandwich recipes that are easy to make in a college kitchen and will definitely score touchdowns with your friends.

–  Maria Russo, Small Kitchen College Contributor


Not your average store-bought variety, this feta-olive salsa recipe is packed with fresh Mediterranean flavor.

DIY hummus takes just minutes to prepare; this hummus recipe with ground cumin and ginger is a creative twist on the traditional favorite.

Sink your tortilla chip into this classic kick-off dip with six layers.

Made with just a few ingredients, these two-bite chicken wings are finger-lickin’ good.

For healthier game-day fare that is still tasty and hearty, try these veggie sandwiches with portobello mushrooms, eggplant and zucchini.

Beer cupcakes . . . too good to be true? Only one way to find out.

Originally posted on Friday, September 30th, 2011

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