Unlike my husband's sports-obsessed family, I didn't really participate in sports as a kid or even care much about organized sports until college. Caught up in the excitement of football season, I started to appreciate that the season signaled fall, (mostly) friendly rivalry, and an excuse to hang out and party.
I didn't tailgate much in college, but I was indoctrinated into the ritual when I started tagging along with my husband's family to their elaborate pre-and-post-game tailgates. And while tailgating isn't that different from a regular barbecue, the fact that you take it on the road presents a new set of challenges. Here's how to do it right!