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We sure have been encouraging some seriously intensive tailgating behavior. All manners of deep-frying, dozens of options for finger food and wings, lots of potato-based goodness. But sometimes all you feel like doing is whipping up a giant batch of your (slash our) famous chili and setting up a garnish station. Worry not, friend, you just made a very smart move. Know why? Cause everyone’s happy you picked one of these five delicious recipes and didn’t go all H.A.M. with the fancy deviled eggs.