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FSU Football Themed Tailgating Food

When it comes to tailgating, there’s nothing quite like indulging in some good old-fashioned football food! If you’re looking to add a little FSU flair to your next pre-game party, here are a few recipes that are sure to score big points with your fellow fans.

So whatever your favorite football food may be, don’t forget to add a little bit of FSU flavor to the mix! Go Noles!

mediterranean inspired greek pasta salad

Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is a light, refreshing salad with pasta and Mediterranean flavors. Make a big batch at the beginning of the week and have an easy lunch everyday just use a large storage container.

roasted beet hummus savory and sweet

Roasted Beet Hummus: Savory and Sweet

Cold weather just makes me crave roasted root vegetables. Even though spring is right around the corner, we are still maxing out on root vegetable options. Maybe the upcoming Valentine’s Day inspired me to play with colors (probably not, but still) and I decided to experiment with beets instead of the usual suspects.

Perfect for your Super Bowl party or tailgate! These football brownies are a hit with football fans of all ages, and they're super easy to make!


Football Brownies

Perfect for your Super Bowl party or tailgate! These football brownies are a hit with football fans of all ages, and they’re super easy to make with this foolproof recipe!

cheese foot)ball


A cheese ball is quite simple and fun to make (certainly easier than getting Brad Pitt to your party) and easy to customize to individual tastes. This particular recipe is a product of combining my recipe cards with my mother’s.

football charcuterie board


The big game is one of the biggest sports days of the year and it’s a great reason to throw a party and have a ton of delicious food with your friends. Even if you’re not a huge fan of football, you’re probably a fan of cheese and appetizers


amaretto cherry crumble

Amaretto Cherry Crumble

I love cherries.  I love Amaretto.  I love pie. I’m a very passionate person, what can I say.  Add these three things together and I’m ready for a life-long commitment.  In the South we usually prefer a two-crust pie but sometimes you can’t beat a good crumble.

red velvet whoopie pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies: Melt in your mouth red velvet whoopie pies  with cream cheese frosting smooshed in between. Tastes like red velvet cake, but takes half the time and effort!

instant pot no fail buffalo chicken meatballs

Instant pot no-fail buffalo chicken meatballs

Just imagine…being a working parent…planning out the perfect (or so you thought) weeknight meal prep plan, and then it just kind of all falls apart when you end up working later than expected. What a bummer, I know! But is it really? The best laid plans often fail but then it gives a wonderful opportunity to find out new interesting things!

german mustard potato salad

German Mustard Potato Salad

German Mustard Potato Salad is a unique sweet and savory side dish for Summer or Fall. Make this potato ahead of time! A delicious potato salad with a vinegar-based dressing that is easy to create and is sure to make the perfect side with your grilling main dishes.

pig shots

Pig Shots

Pig shots are delightful bites of sausage wrapped in thick-cut bacon and piped with the delicious cream cheese filling of your choice then grilled or smoked to heavenly perfection.

easy pita football appetizer

Easy Pita Football Appetizer

Most of my family attended the same college in my home state of West Virginia, and are all pretty die-hard fans. We love to gather on Saturdays to watch the games, cheer on the gold and blue, and of course eat awesome game-day food!

sweet & sticky slow cooker bbq ribs with coke

Sweet & Sticky Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs with Coke

My mom has cancer.  It’s bad.  She is so strong and keeps fighting as hard as she can so when she says she’s actually hungry for something I do it – no questions asked.  So when she said she really wanted ribs I made a face.  BBQ is not my strong suit.  Normally I would have just convinced her to go out for ribs, but because of stupid COVID I try and keep her isolated as much as possible.

football oreo balls


Football Oreo Balls Recipe are a fun twist on oreo balls that are perfect for your Superbowl Party and all football season long! Living in the Boston area, you can imagine that football is a bit of a big deal here. Now personally, I think I show up to watch the game so I can eat all the great food. And what do I usually bring. Well dessert of course. Like you didn’t know

score points with this awesome football cookie pops recipe

Score Points with This Awesome Football Cookie Pops Recipe

Is it time for football yet? With school starting and the temperatures getting cooler, it’s almost football season here in Iowa. We’re looking forward to game night and tailgating with friends. If you’re looking for a fun treat for your next football get together, these football cookie pops are sure to be a hit with your home team.  Here’s how to make them!


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