Ultimate Guide to Tailgating

Fall has begun and football season is underway. That means the return of one of our favorite pastimes, tailgating! There’s nothing like getting together with your friends, enjoying good food and cold brews, and getting amped for the big game. It’s a tradition that will never get old! Here’s our guide to the ultimate tailgate.

When it comes to tailgating, there are plenty of great options. The first is a  sub & sandwich platter. If you’re tailgating with a decent-sized group, sandwich platters are easy. They can feed the group, and they are good for bringing on the go and eating outdoors. They are fantastic for making sure everyone gets a good amount of eats. Plus, the PICS potato chips you brought to snack on are a great compliment!

The next option, grilling. If you have a dedicated griller in the group bringing your setup to the tailgate is a fun idea. Burgers, hot dogs, steak, sausage linksand more are all great options for gameday. Don’t forget the burger buns and hot dog rolls!

Now, let’s talk snacks and sides. We mentioned PICS potato chips. How about tortilla chips to dip into salsa or guac? Convenient and easy for travel. Potato salad, macaroni salad, and pasta salad containers are also nice options. They go great with grilled meats or sandwiches, and the small containers are very portable.

Can’t forget some cold beer to wash down the delicious food. For tailgating, a nice light beer such as Bud Light is a strong choice. You’ll be able to enjoy some cold ones, while keeping your head in the game. Rather than being filled up on heavier beverages. As always, make sure to drink responsibly!

Don’t forget to tap into our Simple Done line of products for the paper plates, utensils, napkins, and cups you need for tailgating!

We’re excited to have football back to get back to tailgating. Don’t forget to stop by your local Price Chopper and Market 32 all season long for all of your essentials. Here’s to a fun, successful season of celebrating !

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Game-Winning Food Plays for Sunday's

We’re pumped to have football back! One because we love watching the games and two because of the epic gameday recipes and platters that go along with them. Join our huddle and figure out the best gameday eats to put into action this year. We think we’ve got a great gameplan!

Ole Philly Cheesesteak Sliders: Tough to beat an old-school Philly Cheesesteak while watching the game. These sliders are a major crowd-pleaser.

Chipotle Pulled Pork Sandwiches: Pulled pork is another great gameday option. This tasty recipe adds a chipotle twist for more flavor and more fun.

Popcorn Steak Bites with Buttermilk-BBQ Dip: These Popcorn Steak Bites are a standout in the appetizer game. Paired with Buttermilk-BBQ Dip they are SO good and might just become a favorite of yours this season.

Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions: Classic sausage, pepper, and onions on an Italian roll. Oldie but a goodie for gameday.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza: Pizza is a perfect football food. This recipe heat things up with the addition of jalapeño.

Tortilla Chip Sheet Pan Nachos: Our list wouldn’t be right without a good nacho recipe. We love these Tortilla Chip Sheet Pan Nachos while watching the game.

Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs: How about some BBQ Meatballs from the slow cooker? Yes, please. Great gameday eats.

Grilled-Cola Chicken Wings: Chicken wings are another must-have during football season. Try these Grilled-Cola Wings for a fun play.

Fresh Cherry Salsa: Every football season deserves a nice salsa recipe, this Fresh Cherry Salsa recipe is refreshing, and one of our go-to’s this year.

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Cubed Steak Chili: It may not be quite chili season yet but keep this recipe in your back pocket for the colder weather games. It hits like a game-winning field goal at the buzzer.



Also, we are writing this on National Eat A Hoagie Day. Hoagies are another great option for gameday success. And we have plenty of them. Check out our catering & platters service to provide your watch parties with all the food you need to keep family and friends happy!

Enjoy the games this year and we wish your team the best of luck!


Dips for the Big Game!

Football fans rejoice! It’s once again time for the ultimate big game. However, this celebration isn’t only for sports diehards. It’s for foodies too! The big game provides an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen, and one of the staples of the sports-watching menu is a good dip. This year we’ve got you covered with our favorites. Check out our list for the most spirited, delicious celebration yet.

Philly Cheesesteak Dip: When it comes to gameday food, there isn’t much better than a good Philly Cheesesteak. Lucky for us, it works beautifully in the form of a dip.

Herbed Tahini Dip: Looking for something new and refreshing? Look no further. Your tastebuds will do a touchdown dance for this Herbed Tahini Dip.

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Dip: If you’re hoping to impress your guests this year, pair this Garlic Parm Dip with your favorite kettle chips.

Barbeque Chicken Pizza Dip: Yet another fantastic gameday dish turned into a dip. We don’t have to say much to get you excited about this recipe.

Zesty Layered Hummus Dip: This Zesty Layered Hummus Dip is super tasty. Plus, it’s great for those healthier snackers who prefer dipping carrots and vegetables over chips.

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip: This Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip is a big hitter. So full of flavor, it might be the star player on our big game roster.

Slow Cooker Shrimp-Jalapeño Popper Dip: Epic flavors collide to create a super team in this Slow Cooker Shrimp-Jalapeño Popper Dip. A team strong enough to make it to the big game!

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