We're counting down to kickoff for the annual Iowa-Iowa State football game. But no matter who you root for, the tailgate spread should always be a winner. Below are some recipes to help you prepare for the big game.
Have a recipe of your own that's a winner? Enter it in The Gazette's Tailgating Recipe Contest, and you could win two Iowa football tickets and a Hy-Vee gift card.
Now, check out these recipes from The Gazette archives, perfect for your tailgating spread:
Hawkeye Cheesecake Swirl Bars: Serve these cheesecake bars to your fellow fans — even the rivals won’t be able to resist.
Black and Gold Salsa: Show your spirit with this salsa that also doubles as
Chicken Wing Dip: All the tastiness of wings, but without the bones or the mess!
Cookie Dough Hummus Dip: This sweet dip is like eating cookie dough but without the guilt -- it's made with chickpeas!
Breakfast casserole: For the hungry tailgaters in the morning, this casserole does the trick.
Pregame Pinwheels: These pinwheels will satisfy any picky fan, young or old.
Easy Mexican Dip: Just like it says, this one's easy. And you can adjust the ingredients to please all the tailgaters.