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All the appetizers you'll want for the Super Bowl
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On Super Bowl Sunday, it's all about the appetizers. Big batches of chili or crowd-worthy subs are definitely welcome, but the Super Bowl is about playing the long game. It's also a day when it's practically your patriotic duty to indulge, so don't hold back.

Here are 16 appetizers to help you get your graze on this Sunday.

1 Fried Pickles with Spicy Mayo

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Coated in panko and flour, these spears are doubly crispy and will disappear in about two seconds.

2 Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

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This combo is basically obligatory on game day.

3 Nachos with Cheese Sauce

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Carefully crafted by chef Homer Murray, these aren't your ordinary nachos, and this isn't your everyday cheese sauce.

4 Totchos

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Nachos made with tater tots. That's all you need to know.

5 Root Vegetable Peel Chips

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Incorporate vegetables into your spread and make good use of potato peels at the same time. #Winning

6 Soft Pretzels

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Warm, chewy, salty and filling: These guys definitely deserve a place at your table.

7 Potato Skins with Pork Belly and Kimchi

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Take potato skins up two notches with these unexpected ingredients. Plus cheese.

8 Duck-Fat Chex Mix

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We apologize for ruining regular Chex Mix for you for the rest of time.

9 Buffalo-ed Cauliflower with Blue Cheese

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If you haven't tried cauliflower with Buffalo sauce, make it a priority this Sunday. You're about to fall in love.

10 Chorizo Chilaquiles

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Tortilla chips soaked in chili: Fuel up for the big day by eating these for breakfast and/or enjoy them all day long. They're so good you may not have a choice in the matter.

11 Roasted Poblano and Pecan Guacamole

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Guacamole is a must this weekend, so try a new take with this smoky, nutty version.

12 Queso

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You can never have enough queso. Good thing we've got five ways to make this liquid gold.

13 Beer and Cheddar Soup

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If there was ever a soup made for the Super Bowl, this one, stocked with beer and cheese, is it.

14 Kimchi Deviled Eggs

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They might not scream "Super Bowl!" like some other appetizers on this list, but everyone likes a deviled egg.

15 Pastrami Cheese Fries

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A little poutine, a little Jersey Disco Fries and totally on point for the Super Bowl.

16 Blue Corn Bread

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Slightly sweet, this corn bread will go well with all the salty dishes on your table. Think of it like a dessert appetizer—or don't think at all and just go for it.

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