How to Throw the Ultimate Cheese Lovers Tailgate
by Tristen Spahr
It’s October, which means cool weather, football games and—American Cheese Month! You can celebrate this month-long event by hosting your own cheesy tailgate. Cheese is a delicious, nutritious food that can be used to make any tailgating menu taste better, and we’ve got some cheesy dishes for you to add to your recipe playbook!
Pregame Grub: Kickoff your tailgate with this Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese or create your own Touchdown Cheese Tray. Find out which type of cheese is right for you—try your hand at mixing and melting different cheeses together to build your own Perfect Grilled Cheese.
Get Fired Up: Did you know that Ohio is #1 in Swiss cheese production? Cheer on your favorite team with a Hawaiian Roll Ham and Swiss Slider in hand. If you’re looking to lighten up your game day menu, throw these Cheesy Italian Chicken Burgers on the grill.
Sideline Snacks: Add some delicious side dishes to your game plan, like these Easy Cheese Quesadillas, featuring a generous helping of your choice of cheese. Kids will love these Cheesy Pizza Pinwheels, perfect for fans of all ages!
Tips: Perishable foods should be stored at 40° F or below and hot foods should be kept at 140° F or above. Click here for more food storage tips to keep your game day food safe.
Enter our Cheese-Lover Tailgate Sweepstakes for a chance to win a free grill or Ohio cheese package!