Must-have Super Bowl snacks, foods and recipes

CBS4 anchors and meteorologists share their favorite Big Game foods

Tailgate party spread with hot wings, pig in a blanket, nachos, pretzels, and popcorn with football and a football jersey.

INDIANAPOLIS — You’re probably not throwing a Super Bowl party this year (Dr. Fauci says don’t do it), but there’s no reason your stomach should suffer.

We asked the CBS4 team to share their must-have snacks for the Big Game, along with recipes if they had them handy. Some are traditional favorites, while others are a bit unexpected for those of you who want to get creative with this year’s menu.

Angela Brauer: Feta tomato dip

Give her anything with cheese and she’s happy — pizza, mozzarella sticks, cheese ball, charcuterie board. Right now she’s loving this viral Tik Tok recipe that’s super easy to make. Of course, it also involves cheese.

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23 Super Bowl Instant Pot Recipes To Try Out On Sunday

It doesn’t matter what your plans are for the big game, as long as a Super Bowl Instant Pot recipe is involved in some way. Whether you’re tuning in virtually with a Zoom party or simply watching with your dog from the comfort of your couch, it will all be made better with a simple meal scooped right from a pot.

The great thing about an Instant Pot recipe is that it’ll look (and taste) like it required a great deal of effort to make. And yet the opposite is actually true. Once you do the initial chopping and dicing, all you need to do is dump the ingredients into the pot, and kick back while your food basically prepares itself.

This will provide plenty of time to chat with friends, laugh at the hilarious commercials and actually watch the game. Because the last thing you want to do at

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Super Bowl 2021: Chicago restaurants make most of big game rush despite COVID restrictions

CHICAGO (WLS) — Super Bowl Sunday always means big business for local restaurants.

While some places are still struggling with COVID restrictions in place, others tried to make the best of the big game rush.

It was not your typical Super Bowl Sunday as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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“We have not seen this type of busy since last year’s Super Bowl based on us closing down in March, said Justin Bobin with Buffalo Rings and Wings.

But, for the first time in a while, some restaurant kitchens across Chicago were slammed.

The big game brought in a much-needed boost in sales.

“[We’re] very happy that our customers have kept the tradition and are ordering again this year,” Bobin said.

Many planned to watch the game at their favorite local spot.


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Super Bowl food, snacks & appetizers recipes to enjoy the game

The countdown is on until the 55th Super Bowl, Tampa Bay Buckaneers face off against the reigning champions the Kansas City Chiefs in the super bowl on Sunday 7 February.

The Bucs survived a second-half resurgence from the Green Bay Packers to win the NFC Championship and punch their ticket to the Super Bowl, where they will be the first team to contend for the Lombardi Trophy in their home stadium.

The Chiefs reached the showpiece for the second straight season after an impressive performance at Arrowhead Stadium in the AFC Championship Game against the Buffalo Bills.

Just like your own coronavirus-friendly at-home gathering, the number of fans allowed to attend will be less than half the capacity at the Raymond James Stadium.

The official attendance for Super Bowl LV will be under 25,000 fans and 30,000 cutouts, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The league has

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