Rick Santorum is not amused by our staff Q&A question this week.

Rick Santorum is not amused by our staff Q&A question this week. (Getty / February 28, 2012)

The giant political smackdown known as Super Tuesday is next week. So we asked what would be on the menu if you hosted a Super Tuesday party?

A food that represents each of the candidates: caviar for Romney; a stockpile of canned goods for Paul; a sweater vest-shaped cake for Santorum; and a Tupperware container of hot air for Gingrich.

Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

In the spirit of the day, it would be competitive eating, but with party foods. How many pints of hummus can you knock back in 10 minutes?

Anne Tallent, editor, b

Ron Paul Pepper Poppers, made with aged cheese in the middle. Can you feel the LOVE?

Wesley Case, reporter, b

Everything must be red, so red velvet cake, red peppers, beets and Bloody Marys. They all work so well together.

Jordan Bartel, assistant editor, b

A bologna sandwich. Some of these candidates are …you get the point.

John-John Williams IV, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

Anything that I can dip tortilla chips into. Salsa and queso!!

Mick Lee, Z104.3

White bread for Romney; chocolate pudding for Santorum; Eye of Newt (purchased with food stamps) for Gingrich; and a bowl of assorted nuts for Paul.

Olivia Hubert-Allen, community manager,

The Baltimore Sun