The 52nd Super Bowl is coming February 4th!
Super Bowl watch parties are a big deal, at least for most of us. It’s a time to come together with friends and family and root for our favorite teams. Whether cheering for a team from your hometown, where you currently live, or one that’s simply a childhood favorite, a big part of the Super Bowl is nostalgia and comfort.
To get your Super Bowl watch party inspiration started, we present a roundup of 14 fabulous recipes from some favorite cookbooks recently published by Time Inc. Books, including Valerie’s Home by Valerie Bertinelli; What Can I Bring? by Elizabeth Heiskell, South’s Best Butts by Matt Moore; and Stock the Crock by Phyllis Good (cookbook review with additional recipes here.).
Even if you’re only at a watch party for the commercials, don’t miss out on this inspired buffet table!
Four-Cheese Artichoke Dip
This artichoke dip is a quick and easy make in the crock pot, made with a blend of four kinds of cheese and the classic ingredients you crave. Click here to get the full recipe.
Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites
This sweet and spicy candied bacon is always the first to disappear off the buffet table. They’re perfect for large crowds and get-togethers! Click here to get the full recipe.
Mediterranean Layer Dip with Pita
This is a great option for those who are done to death with other layered dips. Such a healthy, fresh alternative. Click here to get the full recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Shrimp with Cherry Cola BBQ Sauce
The sauce is sweet with a hint of Cherry Coke, and once it connects with the jalapeño, it sits on the tongue with an exciting contrast of hot, sweet and savory. Plus, bacon wrapped shrimp! Click here to get the full recipe.
Caramelized Onion Dip
This is not your average party dip. Caramelizing the onions in this delicious dip makes it a complete game changer and deepens the natural sweetness of flavor. Seriously, everyone loves it. Click here to get the full recipe.
Daddy never missed a game and neither did I. This drink is subtle and absolutely drinkable, and it will quickly become your most favorite game day or party go-to. It couldn’t be any easier either, plus it freezes beautifully. Click here to get the full recipe.
Baked Brie with Almonds and Mango
The indulgent and comforting buttery goodness of baked Brie is only elevated by combining it with sauteed almonds and a tangy-sweet mango chutney. Click here to get the full recipe.
If you serve nachos, I’m going to eat them, but if you serve smoked brisket nachos with a ton of Monterey Jack cheese? I’m going to eat them all. Click here to get the full recipe.
All I can do here is issue a warning: Get ready for an amazing, tasty, and addictive treat—and only eat these if you’re with someone who won’t mind your licking your fingers. Click here to get the full recipe.
These sliders may seem simple, made with ingredients you probably have stored in your cabinets year-round, but when you take your first bite? You won’t stop. Click here to get the full recipe.
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
This is an easy appetizer with bold flavor. It may seem exotic, but it’s still very approachable and your guests will love the tangy-sweetness of these chicken skewers! Click here to get the full recipe.
Screamin’ Good Carnitas
These smoked pork butt carnitas are quick to prepare in a crockpot, but will need some time to reach maximum perfection – and trust us, they’re worth it. Click here to get the full recipe.
Southern-Style Cuban Sandwiches
A twist on the traditional Cuban sandwich, these pork sandwiches are made with a Chipotle Rémoulade, making them the perfect combination of sweet, savory and spicy! Click here to get the full recipe.
These fun appetizers are essentially bacon wrapped thing breadsticks that are baked and caramelized. It may sound simple, but it tastes like salty and sweet crunchy perfection. Click here to get the full recipe.
Good luck to your favorite teams in Super Bowl LII, from The Food Channel!