Just because you've decided to skip the parties and bars this year for the Super Bowl, that doesn't mean you can't make a few easy but festive dishes for watching the game at home. Mix and match the appetizers, follow those with spicy chicken wings, chili or a warm sandwich, and end with something a little sweet. Whichever team prevails, you'll have a winning menu.
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As long as you have the oil hot for the tortilla chips, try these panko-fried shrimp too. Make your own tangy remoulade sauce for dipping.
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We call this "chili-dog chili" because it's the kind we make for chili dogs, but it's also great over corn chips or fries and topped with cheese, or just on its own, if you like things simpler. Make it ahead and you'll be all set for the big game.
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If you've never had homemade sloppy joes, this version will make you a convert. The filling can be made ahead of time (even frozen) and just heated up on game day.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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If you want to end the game on a sweet note, these tangy, rich lemon bars are the perfect finale, whether or not your team wins the game. (Not a fan of lemon? Try these easy bittersweet brownies or pecan shortbread bars instead.)