Can you feel it in the air? Tailgating season is *finally* upon us.聽Soon, you鈥檒l be eating all the聽sliders聽and聽slow cooker dips聽you want聽while watching your聽favorite teams.聽Nachos may reign supreme, but we can do you one better鈥 totchos. The love child of tots and nachos, totchos are the perfect way to hack a bag of frozen tater tots聽and please your football party guests. To check out cooking methods and topping options galore, scroll down for 14 seriously delicious totcho聽recipes.

1. Pizza Totchos:聽If you had gotten these pizza聽totchos for an after-school snack as a kid, you really would have looked forward to getting off of the bus. Customize them according to your favorite toppings or go for a simple pepperoni and mozzarella combo. (via Well Floured)

2.聽BBQ Bacon Cheesy Totchos: BBQ, bacon, and creamy cheese sauce were made to be football food. Pile all of those things over a stack of hot tots and garnish with scallions to get game-day ready. (via Cooking on the Front Burner)

3.聽Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Nachos:聽Skip making buffalo chicken dip and throw it on some totchos instead. Don鈥檛 forget the obligatory聽blue cheese crumbles and dressing to balance the spiciness. (via Shared Appetite)

4.聽Cauliflower Tot Nachos:聽If you want to join in on the totcho fun, but you鈥檙e living the low-carb life, homemade cauliflower tots are the way to go. They鈥檙e easier to make than you think, and even the biggest potato-lover will be obsessed. (via Kirbie鈥檚 Cravings)

5.聽Cuban Totchos Nachos With Homemade Pickles:聽If you鈥檝e ever ordered a Cuban sandwich, you know how delicious the combination of flavors is. Here, the pork, pickles, and Swiss lend themselves perfectly to the crispy totchos for a mouth-watering munch. (via Take Two Tapas)

6.聽Jalape帽o Popper Totchos:聽Nachos and jalape帽o poppers are two *major* tailgating requirements. Instead of going through the trouble of making both, try these totchos that have slices of peppers, bacon, cheese, and a sour cream drizzle. (via I Wash You Dry)

7.聽Cheesy Brisket Totchos:聽Let your slow cooker do all of the heavy duty work when it comes to these totchos. While the brisket is cooking away, you can be getting your house ready for all the football fanatics that will be taking over your space. (via Buzzfeed)

8.聽Greek Totchos:聽You鈥檝e probably never thought of putting lamb on top of tater tots before, but there鈥檚 a first time for everything. It鈥檚 no doubt the star of these Greek totchos, with honorable mentions going to the hummus and feta. (via Country Cleaver)

9.聽Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Totchos:聽Don鈥檛 think that totchos are limited to just appetizers and dinner. This version may just remind you of your go-to brunch order that鈥檚 been piled onto one sheet pan. (via Busy Mommy)

10.聽Loaded Breakfast Totchos: If biscuits and gravy are more yourspeed, this is the recipe you need to serve on Sunday morning. Just imagine waking up to a skillet of crisp tater tots smothered in gravy, scrambled eggs, and sausage.聽(via Bobbi鈥檚 Cozy Kitchen)

11. Loaded Bacon Cheeseburger Totchos:聽Bacon cheeseburger, meet totchos. You鈥檙e probably used to having your tater tots on the side of your burger, but this time, they鈥檙e stacked high together with a smattering of secret sauce. (via Cooking for Keeps)

12.聽Queso Fundido Totchos:聽If Chipotle served totcho bowls, this would definitely be on the menu. The perks of making these queso fundido totchos at home means鈥 guac on top isn鈥檛 extra. (via A Simple Pantry)

13.聽Reuben Sheet Pan Totchos:聽You may not be able to get these in a New York deli, but the flavors hit all of the same notes as the famous sammie. Corned beef, tons of cheese, and Thousand Island dressing are the keys to making these Reuben totchos shine. (via An Affair from the Heart

14. Ultimate Sweet Potato Totchos With Chipotle Aioli:聽Thankfully, sweet potato tater tots are just as easy to get ahold of as classic tots. Offset their sweet flavor with spicy chipotle aioli, sliced jalape帽os, and dollops of guacamole and sour cream. (via Climbing Grier Mountain)

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