A proper game day party is never complete without delicious food to eat. Here are over 70 crowd-pleasing recipes for game day that everyone will love.
Game Day Recipes
Game days are a great opportunity to gather around a television in your home and enjoy family, food, and football – or whatever sport you’re really into. I enjoy watching the Super Bowl like almost everyone else.
Plus, I watch some college football, college basketball, MLS, Premier League, NBA, NHL, and whatever looks interesting when I have some time. In my family growing up, Duke and Carolina basketball games were king.
Now it seems like BYU football and Colorado Rockies baseball get people together. Whatever sport or game it is for you and your friends and family, I’m sure you’ll agree that good food that you eat while watching practically turns a gathering into a party!
Another thing that happens when people know that you’ll have good food on game day, is that more people will stay and stop by. It really is all about connecting with people you care about and making good memories.
The best food is homemade.
No one’s going to be very excited about a bunch of microwaved, only fit for a frat house, highly processed snack food that you obviously didn’t put any effort into making.
Here are some delicious recipes that I hope will make your next game day gathering great!
I know this site is called Simply Side Dishes, but I think there are a lot of side dishes that work well as game day food. I tried to add a variety, so hopefully, there is something for everybody!
First, here are some of our recipes for your game day grub.
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- Copycat Longhorn Wild West Shrimp
- Easy Instant Pot Lil’ Smokies
- Instant Pot buffalo chicken dip (with slow cooker and oven instructions)
- easy cheesy bacon ranch dip
- 3 ingredient crockpot cheese dip with sausage
- easy baked brie in puff pastry recipe
- easy blender salsa with fresh ingredients