Fun & Healthy Tailgating Staples

Being the wife of former well-travelled NFL quarterback Rodney Peete (Lions, Cowboys, Eagles, Redskins, Raiders, Panthers), you can bet that actress Holly Robinson Peete knows her way around a variety of proper tailgates, from TX to the Midwest.  From the Northeast to the Southeast.  With fall in the air, and football already cranked up, what better time to learn the ins and outs of throwing an epic football party, whether at the game, or even on your back porch.  Don't get caught on the sidelines, when a perfect game plan is right there for the taking.

We all know football fans are a varied bunch: the passionate fan, the casual observer, the stat nerd, even the just there for the party fan.  But they all want a successful gameday feast, whether it's tailgating at the stadium or gathering around the TV at home. In order to score a touchdown with friends and family, there are some simple tips to tackle for a successful gameday bash.

Steps To Score on Game Day:
Know your game: Plan your menu line-up so you've got the all-star dishes on the table

Keep it simple: Enjoy food and friends-choose items that are easy to prep and keep you out of the kitchen and in front of the game

Make it a team effort: Have kids help in the kitchen and ask guests to pitch in by bringing a dish

Show your team spirit: Celebrate the fun of football season by joining forces with other fans, decorating in team colors, and wearing your teams jersey

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