If you've got to serve great food at a tailgate or need a quick side to bring to a party, check out these easy make-ahead dips. These favorites are sure to please your hungry crowd of football fans and you can make them earlier in the week when your time is a little less crunched.
Bacon Cheese Dip
A very easy and quick dip to throw together, the whole recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Best served with an assortment of crackers or a side of veggies for anyone a bit more health conscious.
Get the recipe here: Bacon Cheese Dip
Jalapeño-Mustard Dipping Sauce
Just before the game, stop by a grocer's deli counter or the drive-through of your favorite restaurant for fresh, hot chicken tenders and serve with this homemade dipping sauce.
Recipe: Jalapeño-Mustard Dipping Sauce
Beer Cheese Spread
This recipe makes a lot, but it can be frozen for up to a month in four (10-oz.) ramekins. Try it over French fries, pretzels, hot dogs, and chili.
Recipe: Beer-Cheese Spread
Lemony Spinach-Artichoke Dip
Lemon juice adds fresh zip to this tasty dip, serve with warm tortilla chips or slices of pita bread. This recipe is best for outdoor tailgating parties.
Recipe: Lemony Spinach-Artichoke Dip