Ideas for The Big Game
Find ideas, party decorations, football cupcakes and other desserts, and delicious comfort food appetizers for your game day party.
Cheesy Soppressata Pull-Apart BreadA pair of kitchen shears is the key to making even cuts.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Gooey Butter CakeThis sticky-sweet cake is a St. Louis specialty -- every bakery in Missouri has its own version. Martha made this recipe on episode 703 of Martha Bakes.
Just For You
Are you planning a football party? Try a few of these super-delicious finger foods from "The Martha Stewart Show," and you'll impress all of your favorite football fans!
Football Kickoff Party Projects
Football Appetizers to Kick Off the Big GameTequila-lime drumsticks, Texas hot chili, fried macaroni and cheese bites ... our upgrades on your traditional finger foods are a total touchdown.
Super Bowl Wings and Chicken Fingers
Instead of ordering takeout before the game, prepare one of our 22 finger-licking recipes, including spicy-sweet chicken wings, buffalo chicken tenders, and more.
Super Bowl 50: The 50 Best Snacks to Serve on Game DayThis year, football fanatics celebrate Super Bowl 50, dubbed as the "Golden Super Bowl" due to its golden anniversary. We picked our 50 (count 'em, 50!) best game-day snacks of all time. You can count on the MVPs like hot wings and nachos, but we've also got some rookies to watch, like grilled shrimp skewers, sausage cheddar balls, and football cupcakes.
Football CupcakesThese chocolate-and-mint cupcakes are a festive -- and sweetly delicious -- way to kick off football season.
Classic Comfort SnacksRecipe
Picadillo NachosA delicious Tex-Mex style dish. Picadillo can also be used over pasta, in a burrito, in a quesadilla, in a stuffed pepper, or over a baked potato.Recipe
Muenster, Turkey, and Apple QuesadillasThere's no trick to this speedy, kid-pleasing meal that plays well on the busiest fall nights.Recipe
Savory Yogurt DipTangy and fresh, this dip pairs perfectly with raw veggies for a low calorie snack.Recipe
Chickpea DipChunky and satisfying, this dip is great for a quick and light afternoon snack.Recipe
Carolynn's Chocolate-Chip CookiesTop off a scoop or two of ice cream with one of these gooey chocolate-chip cookies.Recipe
Roasted PoblanosThese roasted peppers are pair well with goat cheese, new potatoes, and our Tomato Salsa.Recipe
Date and Pine Nut BarsThese chewy bars, dense as pecan pie, are a sweet way to end any meal.Recipe
Mango and Roasted Yellow Pepper SalsaFill your quesadillias with this sweet salsa and our Grilled Ancho Shrimp.Recipe
Zucchini BruschettaA squash twist on a tomato classic, this bruschetta uses ciabatta or rustic rolls and is flavored with tarragon.Recipe
Fava Bean FrittersFavas are combined with pecorino cheese, parsley, bread crumbs, and eggs, and transformed into crisp fritters.Recipe
Grilled Chicken and Onion Sandwich with Tomato Jam and ArugulaTangy tomato jam and Vidalia onions add flavor to grilled chicken served on a baguette.Recipe
Fava Bean SandwichThe tasty combination of mashed fava beans with avocado and pecorino is served on a crusty baguette.Recipe
Avocado with Grapefruit and Sweet-Onion SalsaPiled high with a simple-yet-flavorful salad of grapefruit, sweet onion, and cilantro, avocado halves become the most delicious edible bowl in your kitchen.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Mango and Tomato SalsaRipe mangoes and tomatoes make this simple salsa shine.Recipe
Pineapple SalsaThis sweet-and-tart salsa is a great accompaniment to grilled fish or chicken.