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10 Recipes for a Tailgate

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Technically, you've still got three weeks left of summer. That means three more weeks of weekend picnics, barbecues, and rooftop grilling extravaganzas -- except now it's tailgating season. No idea what NFL actually stands for? Can't name a college football team to save your life? No sweat. Show up with with an herby corn salad in creamy dressing, zippy sweet-hot jerk chicken skewers, or a dense banana coconut chip cake. Keep your mouth full and your friends will be none the wiser.

More: Check out our Provisions collection Gatherings: Eating Outdoors for all the tools you need for your tailgate.

Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans by AntoniaJames

Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans from Food52

Pancetta Slaw with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette by checker

Pancetta Slaw from Food52

Tomato Salad with Corn, Summer Squash, and Roasted Onions by Merrill Stubbs

Tomato Salad from Food52

Jerk Chicken Kebabs by sdebrango

Jerk Chicken Kebabs from Food52

Tailgate Paella by North Country Rambler

Tailgate Paella from Food52

Grilled Skirt Steak with Greek Salsa by thirschfeld

Grilled Skirt Steak from Food52

New England Lobster Rolls with Lemon Chive Mayonnaise by Sonali aka the Foodie Physician

New England Lobster Rolls from Food52

Dilled, Crunchy Sweet-Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing by creamtea

Dilled Corn Salad from Food52

Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by Genius Recipes

Classic Guacamole from Food52

Banana, Coconut, Chocolate Chip Snack Cake by ATG117


Banana Snack Cake from Food52


Tags: Summer, Tailgating, Grill/Barbecue, Lists, Menu Ideas, Roundup