Tailgating Recipes to Take Your Party Up a Notch Published on September 12, 2016 Fall kicks off college football and with that comes a yummy season of brats, dips, and sweet treats consumed among family, friends, and fellow NCAA fans. Take your tailgate up a notch with these yummy tailgating recipes we discovered. Charleston Cheese Dip Give your tailgaters something to sink their chips into (or crackers!) with this savory recipe adapted by the Food Network from Trisha Yearwood. Cheese, bacon, and cayenne pepper – what’s not to love? Alton’s Meatball Sandwiches If you want to take your sandwich game to a new level, make these hearty meatball sandwiches. Beef, oregano, provolone, and spaghetti sauce? Your tailgating crew will be in heaven. Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls Painless to make and a tailgating favorite! Pack the bread with bacon and cheese, cover in butter and ranch dressing mix and you’ll be the tailgate favorite.Best Brownies Quick and to the point – bake the best brownies for your gathering. These frosted beauties are perfect for your sugar cravings while you’re out rooting for your team. Pumpkin Bars Classics are always great, but if you want to take your party up a notch and add a little spice, arrive with a batch of pumpkin bars to get everyone in the fall spirit.