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Super Bowl Snackdown: San Francisco vs. Kansas City recipes

Let the tailgating commence!
/ Source: TODAY

Pitmaster Megan Day and chef Ryan Scott are visiting TODAY to cook up Kansas City classics and San Francisco favorites for this year's Super Bowl. Ryan shows us how to make crab cake patty melts and beer cheese dip. Megan demonstrates how to prepare barbecued brisket burnt ends and beer braised bratwursts. Let the tailgating begin!

Kansas City Recipes

Kansas City Burnt Ends

It doesn't get much better on game day than a good team matchup, cold brews and some delicious barbecue. These tender burnt ends go for a slow smoke that infuses flavor deep into the meat. The tangy barbecue sauce wakes up the flavors and gives it that finger-licking goodness you want from great barbecue.

Kansas City Beer Brats

Braising brats and finishing them on the grill gives them the best of both cooking techniques. A beer bath ensures a juicy and tender finish while the grill adds a wonderful smoky charred flavor

San Francisco Recipes

Who doesn't love a good cheese dip? This is the ultimate easy yet delicious party food, and it's my go-to for football parties. Using Anchor Steam beer and San Francisco sourdough keep it local for me at home in the Bay.

This sando is San Francisco on a plate. The in-season Dungeness crab plus good old sourdough makes this dish feel like home every time.

If you like those game-day recipes, you should also try these:

Valerie Bertinelli's Stuffed Mushrooms
Classic Beef Chili with Beans