Tailgating Tips

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    Put dry ice at the bottom of your cooler to prevent the rest of your ice from melting.

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    Buy a tin foil pan if you need to bring a lot of food or meat. When you're done it can be simply thrown out instead of cleaned.

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    If you don't have tickets to the event and can watch it on TV, go tailgating anyways and bring a generator and TV!

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    If you don't have a generator you can buy a power converter to plug into your car. Remember to bring jumper cables too.

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    IsItDoneYet.gov offers advice and recommendations for judging when various meats are finished cooking.

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    Hot cider, hot chocolate, a little Baileys Irish Cream all go a long way in keeping you warm in the cold.

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    Bring a bit of styrofoam padding for your feet during cold weather events.

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    Try to do most of the prep work before leaving. Examples include making the burgers and marinating the meat.

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    Do something to uniquely identify your drink so others don't drink it: partially crush your beer can, have an odd color cup, use a marker, etc.

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    Always have an easy to set up canopy available in case it rains or it gets too hot.

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