It's the Super Bowl! Or Not.

Super Bowl and Anti-Super Bowl Parties

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest events in professional sports. Commercials cost ​millions of dollars a minute. The hype and build-up are intense. And for fans, it's quite the experience. Make your Super Bowl bash a hit with these easy recipes and ideas. Munchies, dips, lots of bacon and meats, and hearty food is featured. But what if you aren't a football fan? What do you do on Super Bowl Sunday besides read a book? You can have a party too! The Anti-Super Bowl Party is a fun...MORE tradition to start, or enjoy the Puppy Bowl with like-minded friends. Have a blast!

  • 01 of 09
    Guacamole
    Guacamole. Linda Larsen

    This collection of recipes will make any football fan happy. Make one, or two, or ten of these easy appetizer recipes for fans to enjoy with the game. And make sure to scroll down below the recipes to find more tips and hints.

  • 02 of 09
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    Bacon Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes. Linda Larsen

    This party offers fare that is a bit more sophisticated, although you could certainly serve it to football fans as well. But they have their game - you deserve some elegant food along with good company and conversation.

  • 03 of 09
    Easy Meatballs
    Easy Meatballs. Linda Larsen

    The crockpot and the Super Bowl really pair well together. You need lots of food that's easy to make and feeds a crowd. Your crockpot can make quarts of food with minimal effort. Win-win!

  • 04 of 09
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    Lasagna Sandwiches. Linda Larsen

    Make a ton of sandwiches for your Super Bowl party for one of the easiest ways to feed a crowd. These wonderful recipes are all winners.

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  • 05 of 09
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    Cookie Brittle. Linda Larsen

    Chips and chili are the classic bowl-watching foods. They're easy to eat, everyone loves them, and they're inexpensive too! These recipes, for some fabulous chilis and some wonderful dips, will satisfy any crowd. Add some prepared veggies for dipping if there are any health-conscious fans in your party crowd.

  • 06 of 09
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    Devils on Horseback. Linda Larsen

    These snack recipes are perfect for the Super Bowl. They feature lots of bacon and sausages along with fabulous chips and dip.  Everyone will love these quick and easy recipes.

  • 07 of 09
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    Mini Cranberry Filo Shells. Linda Larsen

    If you suddenly decide that you want to serve more than chips and onion dip at your Super Bowl party, these last minute appetizers will come to your rescue. They're super easy, delicious, and quick to make.

  • 08 of 09
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    People Puppy Chow. Linda Larsen

    The Puppy Bowl, held by Animal Planet, is an absolute riot. If you're not into football but you want to party too, watch this show and serve these appetizers. You won't feel left out at all!

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  • 09 of 09
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    Wild Rice Chili. Linda Larsen

    Everybody knows that chili and football go together. The hearty combination of beef (and chicken or pork or no meat at all) with beans, tomatoes, and spices is a sure winner. These easy recipes will go over big at your party.