Game-Day Party Recipes

Get ideas to throw the perfect Super Bowl party this year from the chefs on Food Network.

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Mozzarella Sticks

Giada coats mozzarella in Italian-style dried breadcrumbs and freshly grated Parmesan cheese before frying. These cheesy sticks can be made and frozen before cooking up to two days in advance.

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Classic Hot Wings

Wings and football go hand in hand so Ree makes a traditional recipe for hot wings to please a crowd. Serve with blue cheese dip and celery sticks.

Get the Recipe: Classic Hot Wings

Perfect Potstickers

Alton makes a pork filling for these dumplings that are made with store-bought wonton wrappers.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Potstickers

Pigskins in Blankets

Easy to throw together, these festive hors d'oeuvres are the suited-up tailgate version of the cocktail-party favorite.

Get the Recipe: Pigskins in Blankets

Drunken Goat Cheese Crab Dip

Drunken goat cheese is cured in a red wine and the smooth cheese makes a great ingredient for the Neelys' crabmeat-filled dip.

Get the Recipe: Drunken Goat Cheese Crab Dip

Comfort Meatballs

Ree mixes ground oats into her ground beef meatballs. Bake them in a homemade sauce of ketchup, onions, vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce.

Get the Recipe: Comfort Meatballs

Easy Pimento Cheese

Sunny makes a crowd-pleasing snack by spreading her cheesy pimento dip on slices of white sandwich bread.

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Grilled Corn and Bean Salsa with Baked Corn Chips

Sandra Lee's colorful, zesty salsa is perfect when heaped on top of crisp, warm corn chips.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Corn and Bean Salsa with Baked Corn Chips

Artichoke Spinach Dip with Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Frozen veggies make Guy's easy dip an option for any event. Thaw and drain the vegetables well before mixing in to keep the dip thick and creamy.

Get the Recipe: Artichoke Spinach Dip with Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Homecoming Punch

Sandra toasts the big game with a pitcher of sparkling punch.

Get the Recipe: Homecoming Punch

Buffalo Drumsticks

Melissa d'Arabian tosses her drumsticks in a spicy sauce made of butter, hot sauce and barbecue sauce. For a milder alternative, reduce the amount of hot sauce, and use maple syrup and lime juice to tame the heat.

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Chili Dog Nachos

Rachael's meaty nachos for game day are ready in just 25 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Chili Dog Nachos

Creamy Garlic and Herb Spread

This spread is irresistible not only for its near-life-size football shape, but for its creamy fluffy texture and bright herb flavor.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Garlic and Herb Football Spread

Neely's Meatball Sliders

Combine pork sausage and ground pork for these meatballs that are served on soft rolls

Get the Recipe: Neely's Meatball Sliders

Pomegranate Beer Punch

Use pomegranate juice to get the great color and flavor featured in this punch.

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Southwest Quesadilla with Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream

Sunny makes a hot, toasty quesadilla that's filled with corn, pepper and onion.

Get the Recipe: Southwest Quesadilla with Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream

Knock-You-Naked Brownies

Ree's recipe saves prep time by starting with store-bought German chocolate cake mix.

Get the Recipe: Knock-You-Naked Brownies

Loaded Potato Skin Dip

Inspired by the traditional Greek potato-and-garlic dip skordalia, this dip is loaded up with the best potato skin toppings: sour cream, scallions and crispy potato skins and bacon.

Get the Recipe: Loaded Potato Skin Dip

Italian Stuffed Jalapenos

Guy stuffs and covers his jalapenos with three types of cheese: mascarpone, Parmesan and mozzarella.

Get the Recipe: Italian Stuffed Jalapenos

Pigs in Spicy Blankets

Guy packs cayenne pepper and Italian seasoning into his dough for wrapping homemade ground pork sausage. Serve the spicy bites with a chipotle-agave mustard.

Get the Recipe: Pigs in Spicy Blankets

Jalapeno Queso Fundido

Cheese stars in this spicy, beer-blasted dip, and grating your own makes all the difference. Preshredded cheeses have a coating on the strands that prevents the complete and luscious melting achieved with freshly grated cheese.

Get the Recipe: Jalapeno Queso Fundido

Deviled Eggs

Sandra's simple recipe has a secret sauce: mayonnaise, mustard and sweet relish.

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French Onion Dip with Gruyere Toasts

Sweet caramelized onions and plenty of fresh thyme add bold flavor to brighten this hearty dip, inspired by French onion soup.

Get the Recipe: French Onion Dip with Gruyere Toasts

Nacho Chicken Drumsticks

Top chicken drumsticks with grated cheddar cheese and bake until it melts. For a nacho twist, top with salsa, guacamole and jalapenos.

Get the Recipe: Nacho Chicken Drumsticks

Parmesan Sour Cream Dip

Pat and Gina make homemade chips for their cheesy dip.

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Sweet Potater Tots

Roll mashed sweet potatoes in crushed sweet potato chips and bake until crisp.

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Supreme Pizza Dip

This hearty dip has the works: pepperoni, onions and bell peppers stirred into a thick tomato sauce, all topped with gooey melted cheese.

Get the Recipe: Supreme Pizza Dip

Tropical Avocado Salsa

Creamy avocado and sweet pineapple get added zing from spicy jalapeno and ginger in this bold, refreshing dip.

Get the Recipe: Tropical Avocado Salsa

Hummus Trio

Three is not a crowd in this flavorful assortment of hummus. Using the same base for all three makes this an easy way to create variety — just stir in different toppings right before serving.

Get the Recipe: Hummus Trio

Greek Salad Layered Dip

Layer fresh Greek salad toppings over a cool yogurt dip with sweet cucumber and creamy feta cheese for a refreshing, lighter-tasting option at parties.

Get the Recipe: Greek Salad Layered Dip

Spicy Ginger and Coconut Edamame Dip

The big flavor in this bright dip comes from spicy Sriracha, fresh ginger and coconut.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Ginger and Coconut Edamame Dip

Banh Mi Bites

Turn one cup of chicken or pork mousse pate into a Vietnamese-inspired appetizer.

Get the Recipe: Banh Mi Bites

Creamy Veggie Dip

Make a quick dip of arugula, celery, carrot, scallions, sour cream, cream cheese and more before serving with your favorite sliced raw vegetables.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Veggie Dip

Fried Pickles

Coat pickles in cornstarch, egg wash and then a cornmeal mixture before frying until golden.

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Sweet-and-Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce with Sesame-Scallion Flatbread and Shrimp

Prepared pizza dough eliminates half of the work in these Asian-inspired flatbreads, with scallions and sesame seeds sandwiched between soft, chewy layers of crust. The versatile dipping sauce can also be served with frozen dumplings, spring rolls or even chicken fingers.

Get the Recipe: Sweet-and-Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce with Sesame-Scallion Flatbread and Shrimp

Chicken-and-Mushroom Rolls

Fill napa cabbage with a chicken-and-mushroom mixture and roll into hand-held wraps. Serve with soy sauce.

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Cheese Plate with Grape Tapenade

Serve a sophisticated spread of grape tapenade, Spanish cheeses and sliced baguette.

Get the Recipe: Cheese Plate with Grape Tapenade

Buffalo Chicken Dip

When it comes to game day fare, rich and creamy buffalo chicken dip has climbed its way to the top of the ranks. Try this easy version that's ready in just over half an hour.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Texas Hold-Ums Mini Chipotle Beef Burgers with Warm Fire-Roasted Garlic Ketchup

Rachael's mini chipotle burgers are the perfect size to grab while mingling with fellow football lovers at the big-game party.

Get the Recipe: Texas Hold-Ums Mini Chipotle Beef Burgers with Warm Fire Roasted Garlic Ketchup

Easy Beefy Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

Sunny takes enchiladas to new heights with this tall, layered pie: Well-seasoned beef gets stacked with red sauce, corn tortillas and two kinds of cheese. Put the baking dish on a baking sheet in the oven to catch any cheese drips — this pie's a bubbly one.

Get the Recipe: Easy Beefy Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

Buffalo-Buffalo Meatballs

Achieve an ideal meatball texture by combining ground meat with panko, sour cream, grated carrot and celery. The meatballs get great Buffalo flavor after they've simmered in a mixture of chicken broth and hot sauce.

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Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings

These spicy wings are fried and then baked for extra-crispy texture. The simple three-ingredient sauce of lemon, butter and hot sauce packs a tremendous amount of flavor.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings

Cheese Boat

Most football fans will agree — a cheesy dip is essential on the Super Bowl menu. This dip features two kinds of cheeses: cream cheese and sharp cheddar. Spice it up as much as you like with hot sauce and chili powder.

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Warren's Chicken Bites

Trisha dresses up chicken tenders by stuffing them with cream cheese and jalapenos, then wrapping each bite with bacon.

Get the Recipe: Warren's Chicken Bites

Buffalo Fried Shrimp

Seafood lovers will appreciate this departure from the classic chicken-and-Buffalo-sauce combination. Before frying the shrimp until golden brown, prepare a tangy hot sauce batter with a secret ingredient: lager.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Fried Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Drumettes

Honey, white vinegar and Worcestershire sauce come together to create a sweet-tangy marinade for these tender drumsticks. Stir some chopped pecans into the mixture for a slight crunch in every bite.  

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Drumettes

Guacamole

This is the guacamole for those who appreciate chunky texture. To avoid mashing or overmixing, use a rubber spatula or large fork to gently combine the avocado, tomato and jalapeno. Stir in some roughly chopped fresh coriander for a hint of lemony flavor.

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Charred Tomatillo Margarita Salsa

Two Mexican party favorites are combined in this delicious green salsa. The roasted flavors of the tomatillo, pepper and scallions pair perfectly with the peppery and earthy notes of the tequila.

Get the Recipe: Charred Tomatillo Margarita Salsa

Winter Sangria

Toast your team's touchdowns with Sunny's crisp sangria, brimming with diced red pear and blood orange. Orange juice and orange liqueur add to the punch's colorful winter palette.

Get the Recipe: Winter Sangria

Marshmallow Crispy Treats

This nostalgic fan-favorite is especially festive, thanks to the addition of rainbow sprinkles.

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Caribbean Chicken Wings

Sunny's sweet-and-spicy wings get their flavor from honey, soy sauce, a habanero pepper and lots of spices.

Get the Recipe: Caribbean Chicken Wings

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