Ultimate Game Day

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Ultimate Game Day

Get your game on with the best recipes.

Hatch Pepper Queso

The MVP of game day dips: queso. Especially if it's our recipe for spicy Hatch Pepper Queso dip.

Main Ingredients
  • Hatch pepper cheese
  • Cream cheese
  • Hot jalapeno peppers

Party Platters to the Rescue

  • Wings

    Choose from a variety of seasoned wings.

  • Sandwiches & Wraps

    Colorful wraps and more, all ready to go.

  • Veggie Platters

    At least one is required at every party.

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Slow Cooker Wings

What could be easier than these wings? Bake 'em in the oven and then keep them warm in the slow cooker throughout your game day festivities. And you can use whatever flavor of sauce you like!

Main Ingredients
  • Fresh chicken wings
  • Wing sauce

Guac On!

Because what kind of monster would host a game day party without guac

How to Cut an Avocado

You can't go wrong with a classic... Use jalapenos to add a kick of spice, or leave them out for a mild and balanced guacamole.

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The name says it all. This guac is rockin'! You and all of your guests will think so, too. 

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Looking for a little something extra? Salsa Verde + Guacamole = The best party dip. Ever.

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This recipe gets its name from the addition of jalapenos and anaheim peppers. Add a charred poblano pepper for an extra spicy and smoky kick.

Skip the lime juice and reach for some orange juice instead. It will add a zip of fresh citrusy flavor to your spicy guacamole.

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Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
Take your tailgate over the top and make your own Football Party Dip or Football Snack Stadium complete with salsa, guacamole, queso, and all the snacks your tailgating heart desires. Watch how both of these ideas come together on HSTV.com!
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Football Party Dip
Football Snack Stadium

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip

10 dips for chips, veggies, wings, pretzels, fruit, and everything else.

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Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
First time making ribs? Remember to remove the membrane from the back. Just loosen it at the tail end, grip it with a paper towel, and peel it off in one piece. Or, your Hy-Vee butcher can do it for you.
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Winning Game Day Chili Recipes

Hy-Vee Chefs show off their best chili recipes.

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Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
Running short on time? Pick up a pack of pre-made Cheddar-Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms from the Meat & Seafood department. Then simply bake or grill them at home.
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How to Make Hy-Vee Stuffed Mushrooms

Just Add Buffalo Sauce

10 ways to use buffalo wing sauce ... that don't involve wings.

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Get More Game Day Ideas

From skinny appetizers to kicked-up condiments and gluten-free apps.