Vikings Fans Brave Subzero Cold To Tailgate At TCF Bank Stadium They arrived at TCF Bank Stadium as early as 4 a.m. Enthusiastic Vikings fans didn’t want to miss a moment of the game day experience, even when temperatures across Minnesota dipped well below zero Sunday morning. With wind chill factored in, it felt like 30 below in the Twin Cities.
Pick-A-Side: What Is Your Favorite Tailgate Food?
Gridiron Grub: Winning Season SlidersFrozen hamburgers patties are so last season. Fire up your fan base with mini-bison burgers, topped with gooey fontina cheese and a tart-sweet red onion and cherry relish.
Gridiron Grub: Curried Cauliflower KebabsWho says tailgate food has to be bad for you? With this tasty snack, your fellow football fans will be happy for the remaining room around their waistlines.
Gridiron Grub: A Sweet VictoryAfter indulging in the traditional hot and meaty offerings from a tailgate grill, there is little space left for a heavy dessert. Here’s a light option that hits the right spot.
Gridiron Grub: Shirts and Skins Potato SkinsWhether playing on the shirts or skins team, these potato skins will be loved by all. Enjoy this hearty dish during a tailgate for a real game winner.
Gridiron Grub: Bring a Taste of the Sea to Your TailgateThis succulent, lightly flavored fish dish brings a different nuance to tailgating offerings.
Gridiron Grub: Who Needs A Football When You Have A Cheese Ball?Fans will forget all about the football once they see you arrive at the tailgate with this dish.
Gridiron Grub: Double Threat Chicken WingsBy using similar ingredients with a change-up in technique, you can make two types of chicken wings. These will keep all fans happy.
Gridiron Grub: Nutella Cookie SandwichesA happy-go-lucky, finger-food dessert choice, these no-bake sweet treats brighten up just about any event or celebration. Pull them out after your team's loss to cheer up discouraged fans.
GridIron Grub: Wrap Your Hands Around This Mushroom DelightWhether you’ve got a vegetarian in your group or are just watching your calories, this hand-held grilled portobello wrap is the perfect tailgating food at only 300 calories per serving.
Gridiron Grub: Throw a Touchdown with These Hand PiesPies and the holidays just seem to go together, but taking them to a tailgate party is a bit tricky because they are fragile to transport and hard to serve. Hand pies are individual treats that can be made ahead of time (even frozen) and brought to the game with very little fuss.
Gridiron Grub: Get The Party Poppin' With CornYou can do so much more than a cold vegetable tray with ranch dressing to fill out the menu for a tailgate party. Football season marks the tail end of fresh corn season, so get this on your menu soon.
Gridiron Grub: Confetti Omelet CupcakesWhile waiting for the gridiron grill to heat up in readiness for the classic tailgate food of burgers and brats, the hunger bunnies still have to be satisfied. A delicious accompaniment to your beverage of choice while you wait are these two-bite morsels.
Gridiron Grub: Souper Tailgating Warm-UpsWhen the weather dips, tailgating calls for hot soups. Check out these recipes.