Idaho: Simple Creamy Mac and Cheese
For those who want to keep it simple, try making it in a mug, in just six minutes.
Illinois: Buffalo Chicken Dip
Invest 15 minutes, my friend.
Iowa: Artichoke Dip
Easy enough on its own, but throwing chorizo, caramelized onion, and more into the mix will take it a step above. (Skip the chips and just serve it with warm tortillas.)
Kansas: S’Mores Dessert
You don't need to make this s'mores skillet recipe outside and no one will ever judge you for making any of these other recipes either. The Super Bowl should be a safe space for s'mores.
Kentucky: Bean Salsa
This black bean salsa is so simple you can't mess it up.
Louisiana: Creamy Shrimp Crabmeat And Spinach Dip
The king crab of ultimate maritime dips.
Maine: Spinach Caesar Salad
From Canada, no less, a great, easy recipe done in 20 minutes.
Maryland: Chickpea Soup
There are many chickpea soup recipes, but this one you make with kale, in less than an hour.
Massachusetts: Buffalo Chicken Dip
Here's a recipe made mostly from scratch.
Michigan: Hamburger Slider
White Castle–style or meatball-style, you can't go wrong. (Here's a veggie option.)
The best chili is the chili you remix with whatever the hell you have on hand. Here are a few basic, amazing recipes to start with. You don't need a slow cooker, either.
Mississippi: Sweet Potatoes Shepherd's Pie
If you'd like a healthy take on shepherd's pie, this one is made with a cauliflower mash.
If you want to beef up your already-hearty chili, add dark beer.
Montana: Buttermilk Biscuits
Please allow me to introduce you to the biscuit-dough donut version.
Nebraska: Chicken Wings
If you're feeling adventurous (and don't mind a sweeter take), here's an insane recipe for Skittles chicken wings.
Nevada: Cake Pops
A decision about a thousand times easier than actual cake, especially if your cake pop recipe involves football.
New Hampshire: Taco
Tacos are all about options and varieties, so we've got a few for you: sloppy grilled cheese, Korean BBQ, a cheese quesadilla-taco combo thing, ramen, a grilled cheese sandwich-taco thing, teriyaki chicken, and -- obviously -- bacon mac 'n' cheese.
New Jersey: Buffalo Wings
Your standard buffalo wings are already great, but if you want to kick it up a notch, try a super-hot recipe for pepper-spray hot wings.
New Mexico: Fried Jalapeño Poppers
This is how you make fried jalapeño poppers perfectly every damn time.
New York: Jalapeño Poppers
This is how you grill 'em up perfectly every damn time. Want another tip? Buffalo chicken poppers.