The only thing more embarrassing than warm beer at a tailgating party is serving the same burgers and dogs you made before every game last year. We’re not talking about shaking up your routine with Kaiser rolls or pretzel buns, we’re talking about a whole new regime. It’s time you took your tailgating food seriously. It needs to keep you going for hours of cheering in the stadium, and you’re going to need a solid base for all that beer. Here are our top picks for the new season.

Click through the gallery above to get new takes on classic tailgating recipes.

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