Ultimate Game Day

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Hy-Vee Cooking Guide
Ultimate Game Day

Get your game on with the best recipes.

Slam Dunk Cookies

Be the MVP of your basketball watch party with these no-bake chocolate sandwich cookies decorated like little basketballs. 

Main Ingredients
  • Oreos
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Frosting

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

When an avocado is ripe, the fruit should give under pressure, feeling slightly soft but not mushy. If it's still firm when you squeeze it, put it in a paper bag and store on the counter for a few days until it softens.

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For a more salsa-like consistency, leave the ingredients in larger chunks. This fresh, aromatic version is just as good on a chip as it is on tacos, chicken, or burgers.

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This guacamole may look innocent enough, but it has a spirited little secret called tequila.

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Roasting garlic before adding it to the guacamole mix adds an extra layer of flavor. Blend ripe avocados together, then add one chunky, firm avocado to achieve the perfect consistency.

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Diced green chilies with tomatoes gives this rockin' guac its authentic flavor.

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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

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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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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.