Tailgating Recipes to Take Your Party Up a Notch Published on September 12, 2016 This month kicks off college football and with that comes a yummy season of brisket, dips, and sweet treats consumed among family, friends, and fellow NCAA fans. Take your gathering up a notch with these delicious tailgating recipes we found. Charleston Cheese Dip Give your party-goers something to sink their chips into (or crackers!) with this scrumptious recipe adapted by the Food Network from Trisha Yearwood. Monterey Jack, bacon, and cayenne pepper – what’s not to love? Alton’s Meatball Sandwiches If you are looking to kick your sandwich game up a notch, take a look at these hearty meatball sandwiches. Beef, garlic, veal, and spaghetti sauce? Your tailgating crew will be in love. Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls Simple to make and a tailgating favorite! Load the bread with cheese and bacon, cover in butter and ranch dressing mix and you’ll be the tailgate favorite.Best Brownies Short and sweet – create the best brownies for your party. These frosted goodies are perfect for your sugar cravings while you’re out supporting your team. Pumpkin Bars Classics are always a good idea, but if you want to fancy up your tailgate and add a little spice, arrive with a batch of pumpkin bars to get party-goers in the fall spirit.