Throw the Ultimate Southern Living Tailgate

1. Set a Stand-Out Table

2. Choose Gameday Serving Pieces

3. Create a Stellar Food Spread

Tailgating Must-Haves

Skinny Can Coolers

The Multi-Purpose Tote

Team Napkins and Frost Flex Cups

Cheer-Worthy Recipes

Sloppy Cola Joe Dogs



  1. Sauté 1.5 lbs of ground beef with 1 medium onion, thinly sliced until meat is browned; drain. 
  2. Add meat mixture back to the pan and cook with 12 oz. of tomato paste and 1 tbs of Worcestershire sauce for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of Dr. Pepper and 1/2 cup of water and cook, stirring constantly, 6 to 8 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from heat, and stir in pepperoncini peppers; add salt and red pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with your favorite hot dogs, buns, and slaw!

Tailgate Deviled Eggs



  1. Cut 12 hard boiled eggs in half lengthwise; carefully remove yolks, and place in a bowl, reserving whites.
  2. Mash yolks with a fork. Stir in 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 2 tsp of yellow mustard, 3 tbs of sweet pickle relish, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Spoon egg yolk mixture into egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and chill.
  4. For a Tailgating Twist, add your favorite SEC team topping just before serving (like smoky pimento cheese for Tennessee or Cajun shrimp for LSU)!

SEC Tailgating Cookbook

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