Tailgating can mean simply grilling up a few hot dogs and burgers. Or tailgating can mean meat heaven. For those who want to appease the tailgating gods properly, here are eight masterful meaty dishes. And to do any grilled meat justice, follow Rick Bayless’s tips for creating perfect grill marks.
1. Chile-Glazed Hanger Steak
Thick and juicy hanger steak is delicious with a spicy-sweet glaze.
2. Spice-Rubbed T-Bone Steaks
These giant steaks aren’t fooling around.