According to USA Today, tailgaters are getting creative with gourmet food on game
day. And fresh, locally sourced foods are at the heart of these recipes—especially
Thinking about what to serve at your pre-game party this weekend? For a no-hassle,
gourmet crowd-pleaser, Burpee recommends its Playoff Pizza recipe.
The artisan-style Playoff Pizza features fresh, good-for-you ingredients such as cherry
tomatoes, garden-grown leeks, garlic and fresh herbs like basil and thyme. Best of all,
the recipe is simple to make, calling for ready-made pizza crust and requiring less than a half
hour of your time to prepare and bake. For the full recipe, click here.
Burpee’s Playoff Pizza is just one of six garden-fresh recipes in Burpee’s Garden-Gating
collection, which also includes healthier, gourmet versions of tailgate staples like hot dogs,
hamburgers and hoagies. To see Burpee’s entire Garden-Gating recipe collection, please
There is also still time to enter our Garden-Gating contest by sharing backyard tailgating
stories, recipes and photos! To learn more about the contest and submit your entry, click