20 Recipes and Kitchen Hacks You Need for Your Super Bowl Party
Epic food spreads are the best part of Super Bowl parties, and so many of the most-loved dishes are simple and cheap to pull together. These tips, recipes, and kitchen hacks will score big with fans of all ages and food preferences, while also working in many of the classic game-day flavors. Whether you go for one big "snack stadium" or just mix and match different dishes, it's fun, inexpensive, and easy to make the food stand out.
Cocktails are great, but not if it means you or someone else will be playing mixologist every time someone needs a drink. Keep the attention on the game by serving a punch. Any punch works. Feel free to get creative with this beer and grapefruit punch, for example.
Recipe: Real Simple
Cupcakes have a lot of advantages for a party: They are easy to dole out, and they don't require utensils, making for easy cleanup. Regular cupcakes are cheap and work great, but why not spend a extra few minutes and decorate them like football helmets?
These scrumptious little nuggets always seem to be the first thing gone at a party, so be sure to double your batch. Using store-bought dough and mini sausages makes these a breeze to cook up. Pro tip: They can be prepared in advance and left in the fridge or freezer before baking.