Easy-Peasy Tzatziki

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Labne is a rich and smooth Middle-Eastern strained yogurt that makes an excellent dip for pita and crudités. The tart lemon juice and fresh cucumber make it good enough to eat on its own. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Potato Chip Bar

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If real onion dip doesn't cut it, try setting up a potato chip bar with unusual toppings like Robiola (a soft, mild Italian cheese), smoked fish, crème fraiche and caviar, slow-cooked meat, and fine chocolate. View all topping ideas here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Olive Oil and Sea Salt Roasted Almonds

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Slow-roasted almonds in little bowls make the perfect snack for big game day. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Meatballs With Zucchini and Bulgur

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The mixture of bulgur and grated zucchini make these Greek-style meatballs a unique (and secretly healthy) addition to the spread. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Soft Tacos With Roasted Meats

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A build-your-own soft taco bar, complete with guacamole, salsa, and all the toppings, will please sports fans and social butterflies alike. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

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Vegetarian takes on classic meat dishes—even at Super Bowl parties—are always popular. This recipe is so good, the fans will hardly notice. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Seafood Gumbo

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Poppy Tooker is a well-regarded New Orleans cook and slow-food advocate. She has appeared on Throwdown with Bobby Flay where she roundly defeated the cocky celebrity chef in a gumbo cook-off. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Grilled Serrano-Mint Shrimp

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Skewer up some of these spicy shrimp, excellent warm or cool, and serve with a variety of zesty or nutty dips. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Black Bean and Jalepeno Soup

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This soup can easily be transported, and kept warm, in a crock pot. Serve with sour cream, tortilla chips, and grated cheddar cheese. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Lemon Icebox Pie

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From Martha Hall Foose's Screen Doors and Sweet Tea, this pie offers a taste of the south for a southern Super Bowl. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.

Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The recipe on the back of the Nestle Toll House semisweet morsels bag (with a few changes), is perfect for a last-minute contribution to a game-day potluck with friends. View recipe here .
Super Bowl XLIV: The Menu
Compliment the beer and chicken wings with our star lineup of appetizers, dips, and desserts.