March Madness is coming to an end, but not before one final rumble — in the kitchen, that is. Watching your favorite team play in the March Madness championship game is great, but eating is even better, which is why I've rounded up nine party recipes for Wisconsin Badgers fans who are going to need all the sustenance they can get their paws on while cheering on their team. And even if you aren't a fan — even if your bracket has been shot to hell — there's probably something on this list of game-day recipes for you, too. So break out the black, red, and gold, get your deep fryer ready and round up some cheese, and prepare for one of the most epic culinary showdowns of your life.
If you’re going to throw a party, you need to have macaroni and cheese. If you’re going to throw a Wisconsin party, then you definitely need to have macaroni and cheese. Make this baked version by A Farmgirl’s Dabbles, and your tastebuds will thank you forever.
Don’t get me wrong — root beer is delicious! But you are a grownup, and this is a big day, and you need something with a little bit of a bite to get you through. Enter The Kitchn’s beer float. A scoop of ice cream and a chocolatey stout does the trick.
Channel your inner drunk college student, and dig in with these garlic cheese fries by Damn Delicious. They’re only slightly more sophisticated, and 8,000 times more delicious than the ones you used to eat as an undergrad.
Oreo cream cheese red velvet brownies would be right at home at any party. At yours? They’re the star of the show! Seriously, with that killer flavor combo, you won’t care who wins or loses so long as you get to go back in for seconds. Taste and Tell has the recipe.