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When it comes to the Super Bowl, no matter which team you’re rooting for, game-day parties are really all about the spread. We gathered crowd-pleasing dishes and drinks for an elevated Super Bowl menu, because why not go all out? Even if you show up to a party with just one of these, it’s sure to be a hit.

Bites

Plum and Rum Glazed Chicken Wings These sweet and spicy wings get an extra punch of flavor from a healthy pour of rum.

Spicy Crispy Peanuts Spicy, candy-coated peanuts are the perfect match for cold beer.

White Wine Cheese Board It’s labeled “white wine” but this recipe is actually a blueprint for how to set up a cheese board to complement your drink of choice.

Mains

Drunken Lamb Chops The beauty of this recipe? Even if you’re not into lamb, its brandy marinade would also work beautifully with grilled steak.

Smoky Chicken Ragu with Mezcal, Chiles and Olives Mezcal accents smoky chiles in this rich ragu.

Sides

Lime-Spiked Pineapple Salad With all the savoriness on deck, you’ll need something light and bright. Try this easy-to-make mix of pineapple dressed with a wine-spiked vinaigrette.

Roasted Cauliflower With Creamy Beer and Leek Sauce A hearty Belgian dubbel lends a delicious richness to this roasted cauliflower.

Sweets

Betty Lou’s Bourbon Balls Why save these little bites of heaven for the holidays? They’re perfect for indulging without having to take your eyes off the screen.

Red Wine Brownie Cookies These rich, fudgy brownie cookies make a perfect game-day sweet treat.

Cocktails

Heaven, My Reward Cheer on the Bengals with this spicy and smoky take on this New York Sour variation from Cincinnati bar Comfort Station.

Jealous Moon This refreshing beer cocktail gets a bold kick from two types of amari.

Los Angeles Sour Toast the Rams with this spirited homage to Los Angeles.

Pale Aperale Spritz It’s everyone’s favorite spritz but with a hoppy pale ale.

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