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Super Bowl snack idea: Use Tater Tots to make waffles, nachos and poutine

Whether you're rooting for your team, the commercials or the puppies on Super Bowl Sunday, you have common ground with your neighbors: You're doing it with a heart-stopping plate of snack food in hand.

The Super Bowl is the Thanksgiving of American sports, with chicken wings replacing turkey, nachos instead of stuffing, jalapeno poppers subbing for green bean casserole. And then there are the spuds: You're missing out on grade-A gorging if you skip the humble starch.

Mashed potatoes, however, won't do. Too dinner table. No, the Super Bowl is prime time

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