8 Chips and Dips for Game Day

January 29, 2013

As game day draws near, our thoughts -- and our appetites -- turn towards indulgent snacks that excited hands will grab as referees' whistles screech through our speakers, and eager fans yell at screens.

When our eyes don't want to stray too long from the game, the best foods are those that don't take much concentration to eat. This is, we assume, where the concept of chips and dips originated: a need for foods you can combine without considering silverware or looking too closely at what you're eating. Plus, football begets all things melty, savory, and crunchy. So, no matter who you'll be rooting for next week, serve your fellow spectators these chips and dip, and you'll win over the whole crowd.

Roasted Fennel and White Bean Dip from singing_baker

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roasted fennel dip

Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole from Genius Recipes


Caramelized Onion Dip from ADRIENE

onion dip

Yoghurt & Spinach Dip in the Persian Manner from shayma

yoghurt & spinach

Nacho Cheese Sauce from Lara

nacho cheese

Curried Lentil Dip from safenervine

Homemade Potato Chips from Lara

potato chips

Rosemary Thyme Pita Chips from machef

Looking for more game day snacks? Consider us your defensive line:

po bacon  party mix

Party Popcorn

Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Party Mix for Grownups

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Marykaybob A. February 3, 2013
Love the quote.
Linda T. February 1, 2013
Keep trying my recipes: Quick Mix: crumble cook hamburger,with velveta cheese, spices, spicy hot or milder green chili ,minicorn tortillas and mashed potatoes.EAT!!