The only thing that compares with America's obsession with sports is our passion for eating. No wonder tailgating is a national pastime. Whether it's football, baseball, NASCAR, or the kid's soccer game—one thing is certain: have parking lot, will cook. Hungry spectators need look no further than The Tailgating Cookbook for sizzling recipes guaranteed to please. Packed with burgers and brats, chili and stew, tasty kabobs, ideal side dishes, desserts, and drinks to go with them, anyone can turn their simple hot-dog-and-beer party into a gastronomical glutton-fest of tasty delights. With expert tips on equipment, prep-ahead, timing, food storage, tailgating etiquette (try not to play Ozzy's Crazy Train too loud), and scoring the perfect spot to hunker down, this part cookbook/part handbook will get the party started, whether it's just two guys chomping hoagies or a multigenerational group of fans with a setup worthy of a professional kitchen. Two, Four, Six, Eight, We Love to Tailgate!