Just in time for next week’s big game, the co-hosts on The Kitchen — along with Rob Del Balzo, a caterer — created a super snack platter worthy of not just any tailgate but the ultimate football showdown. This “snackadium,” modeled after a traditional football stadium, was almost overflowing with classic and creative munchies alike, including fresh vegetables, crackers and pretzels, plus pigs in blankets and Jeff’s meaty mortadella sandwiches.
In true stadium fashion, this snack amphitheater came complete with a scaled-down JumboTron — a tablet that broadcast the co-hosts — and a map of sections that detailed where each snack would sit.
As you prepare to host your big-game bash next weekend, check out Food Network’s football headquarters to find go-to snacks, like winning salsas and guacamoles, easy pigs in blankets, loaded nachos and sticky, saucy chicken wings, as well as beer-laced cocktails, hearty chilis and sweet desserts. Check out a few of FN Dish’s favorite touchdown-worthy eats and drinks below, then click the play button on the video at the bottom to watch Food Network Kitchens create an over-the-top, 6-foot-long super sub.
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