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The Ultimate Super Bowl Recipe Showdown: New England vs. Philadelphia

No matter who goes home with the trophy, everybody wins with these regional favorites!

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Ready to choose sides?

We’ve laid out the playing field with iconic regional recipes like New England clam chowder and Philly cheesesteak (and much, much more). Serve them up head to head at the dinner table and let your taste buds decide who wins!

No matter how you cook them up, your guests will love this game!

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New England Baked BeansTaste of Home

New England Baked Beans

For a potluck or picnic, you can’t beat this classic side that starts with a pound of dried beans. Molasses and maple syrup give it a slight sweetness. —Pat Medeiros, Tiverton, Rhode Island

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Pat's King of Steaks Philly Cheesesteak

Pat's King of Steaks Philly Cheesesteak

This ultimate Philly cheesesteak recipe is a best-seller at Pat's King of Steaks Restaurant. Patrons praise its thinly cut beef and crusty Italian rolls. —Frank Olivieri, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Potato Clam ChowderTaste of Home

Potato Clam Chowder

I ran across this recipe in one of my antique cookbooks. It's a timeless classic I like to prepare for friends and family throughout the year, but especially during the holidays. —Betty Ann Morgan, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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Philly BurgerTaste of Home

Philly Burger

The cream cheese mixture and crunchy french-fried onions make this burger recipe a cookout sensation. Serve them with fresh potato salad and a fruit salad, and dinner is done! —Marjorie Carey, Alamosa, Colorado

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New England Lamb BakeTaste of Home

New England Lamb Bake

This dish is hearty and perfect for warming up on a chilly winter evening. The aroma is almost as delightful as the dish itself. —Frank Grady, Fort Kent, Maine

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Philly Steak PotatoesTaste of Home

Philly Steak Potatoes

This is one packed potato! With veggies, roast beef and the potato itself, you've got everything you need for a one-dish meal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Crumb-Topped Clams

Crumb-Topped Clams

In my family, it wouldn't be Christmas Eve without baked clams. They're easy to make and always a hit. —Annmarie Lucente, Monroe, New York

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Makeover Philly Steak and Cheese StromboliTaste of Home

Makeover Philly Steak and Cheese Stromboli

Our family always looks forward to this traditional stromboli—and now it's lower in fat and calories! —Barb Miller, Oakdale, Minnesota

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New England Bean & Bog CassouletTaste of Home

New England Bean & Bog Cassoulet

When I moved to New England, I embraced the local cuisine. My cassoulet with baked beans pays tribute to a French classic and to New England in one hearty, heartwarming dish. —Devon Delaney, Westport, Connecticut

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Philly Cheesesteak RollsTaste of Home

Philly Cheesesteak Rolls

My light take on cheesesteak gets straight to the tender meat, creamy cheese and sweet-and-tangy veggies. —Paige Day, North Augusta, SC

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Rhode Island Hot WienersTaste of Home

Rhode Island Hot Wieners

Many Rhode Islanders spell wiener with an “ei” and serve theirs “all the way” with meat sauce, mustard, onion and a sprinkle of celery salt. —Karen Barros, Bristol, Rhode Island

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Philly Cheese FakesTaste of Home

Philly Cheese Fakes

Mushrooms are the key to this twist on popular Philly steak sandwiches—a nice meatless meal option that’s tangy and tasty. —Veronica Vadakan, Portland, Oregon

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Contest-Winning New England Clam ChowderTaste of Home

Contest-Winning New England Clam Chowder

This is the best New England clam chowder recipe, ever! In the Pacific Northwest, we dig our own razor clams and I grind them for the chowder. Since these aren't readily available, the canned clams are perfectly acceptable. —Sandy Larson, Port Angeles, Washington

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Philly-Style Mac and CheeseTaste of Home

Philly-Style Mac and Cheese

My son loves macaroni and cheese, and I’m always looking for ways to sneak in some veggies. This version is a huge hit! —Jennifer Berry, Lexington, Ohio

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Slow-Cooked Boston BeansTaste of Home

Slow-Cooked Boston Beans

These slow-cooked beans have a little more zip than usual Boston baked beans, and the rum helps lighten the flavor. —Anne Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Fast Philly Cheesesteak PizzaTaste of Home

Fast Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

Cheesesteaks and pizza are such favorites, I just had to combine them. We top a pizza crust with roast beef, cheese and veggies for a hand-held feast. —Jackie Hannahs, Cedar Springs, Michigan

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Seafood BisqueTaste of Home

Seafood Bisque

We live on the Gulf Coast, where fresh seafood is plentiful. I adapted several recipes to come up with this rich bisque. It's great as a first course or an entree, and it can be made with just shrimp or crabmeat. —Pat Edwards, Dauphin Island, Alabama

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Philly Cheesesteak BitesTaste of Home

Philly Cheesesteak Bites

Here’s a deliciously downsized version of the ever-popular Philly cheesesteak. For perfect bite-size snacks, the sandwich ingredients are layered on waffle-cut fries instead of buns.

Sue Stetzel
Sue has been part of the Taste of Home family for over 16 years. Her collection of magazines dates back to the premier issue in 1993. When she isn’t writing, she’s answering your burning cooking questions and working with our team of Volunteer Field Editors.

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