Tailgate treats art

College football season starts later this month, with the NFL to follow in early September. And while the games are an attraction for most, many go simply for the tailgating atmosphere.

Very little is off limits when it comes to the tailgater’s menu. Delicacies range from pork loins to hamburgers to cheese dips.

As we get set to kick off the football season, here are a handful of recipes you might to introduce to your tailgating friends.

Recipes and photos courtesy of BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com and the National Pork Board

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Jeff DeYoung is livestock editor for Iowa Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today and Illinois Farmer Today.