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Tasty Tailgating Recipes

Cajun Footballs from Jefferson Parish on Louisiana's Coast

Are you ready for some football?! Here on the Louisiana Coast football season isn't just a quick trip to the stadium, it's an all out party with great people and delicious food. Here are a few of our favorite tailgating recipes to help you get ready for kick off. Just click on, and save, those recipes to have a great football season food line up!

Be sure to visit each parish's website for even more fall fun!

Iberia Parish


For those who are tired of the same ol' burgers and hot dogs year after year, why not spice things up with recipes from TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce and KONRIKO® Rice from Iberia Parish using their signature products. Some great ideas for the chef of the house looking to add a little extra Southern flair into their dishes this football season includes KONRIKO®'s Dried Cranberry and Wild Pecan® Rice Dressing or TABASCO'S Holiday Cheese Ball recipe, which is great for both football and family feasts!

Jefferson Parish


In Jefferson Parish, we love football season! It’s an excuse to show the love we have for our teams and gather with family and friends and tailgate! For tailgating, you want food that is easy to eat, and we’ve got one of our favorite tailgating recipes from for you to try out at your next tailgate, Cajun Footballs!

St. Bernard Parish


St. Bernard Parish's Sassy Tailgate Sandwiches will mix the heat with the sweet at your next tailgating event. With everything from Hawaiian bread rolls to gruyere cheese, these little sandwiches pack a delicious tackle into every bite.

Vermilion Parish


Located on the western end of Vermilion Parish is Gueydan, the “Duck Capital of America.” This community is situated north of White Lake and has many rice fields which makes it an excellent area for duck hunting. Each fall, hunters flock to Gueydan to bag their limit on teal, mallards, and other water fowl. Here’s a recipe for a quick and easy way to cook your haul in a Duck en Brochette!

Cajun Coast


Once called the jumbo shrimp capitol of the world, no tailgate party is complete in coastal Louisiana without a great shrimp dip. This Seafood Dip recipe is delicious and a great addition to any tail gate party. While the recipe has a lot of ingredients it's really easy for cooks and non-cooks.

Lake Charles Parish


There are several different varieties of jambalaya that can include different combinations of proteins.  Sausage, shrimp, chicken, pork and crawfish are all popular and delicious choices. Lake Charles Parish will show you how to make Chicken and Smoked Sausage Jambalaya for a delicious taligating meal.

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