Find classic potluck recipes, packable and portable foods, and recipes that just taste best when you're eating outside.
Mediterranean Greek Salad
This is a great salad to take to a barbeque. All ingredients are approximate, so add more or less of any ingredient depending on your own taste.
The yummiest preparation mixture for ground beef EVER! I have made this Lebanese meat for all of my friends and family and have HAD to leave the recipe with everyone! The mixture can be used for everything: meatballs, meatloaf, BBQ skewers, and hamburgers.
Lemon-Vanilla French Toast
Deliciously lemony without being overly tart, these decadent French toast slices are sweet, tasty, and easy to whip up for a last minute breakfast.
Baked Chicken In a Sweet BBQ Sauce
Flavorful baked chicken breasts are served with a sweet, tangy barbecue sauce made with maple syrup.
Grammy's Overnight Lasagna
My Grammy's version of lasagna. Prepared the day before and left in the fridge overnight, it pops quickly into the oven and is on the table in no time. Sometimes I'll gussy it up with herbs and spices, but there is something nice and simple and homey about how Grammy made it. Easily halved or doubled!
Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino con Bottarga
Muggine bottarga (cured mullet roe) is an ancient traditional food from the island of Sardinia in Italy. I have enjoyed this treat for so many years I just had to share it with you. A classic pasta dish from Italy becomes a specialty by adding bottarga to it. Enjoy!
Watermelon Feta Salad
Sweet watermelon, spicy arugula, and salty feta cheese prove that contrasting flavors can be quite delicious.
Banana and Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Cupcakes are all the rage. Here is a simple recipe that I love to use. You can get as creative as you feel with the decoration by adding colors to the Buttercream and piping it creatively, adding sprinkles, or topping them with coconut, these are great fun to make!
Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy
An easy-to-make classic featuring tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions. It's a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef, and you probably have all the ingredients on hand!
Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.
Steakhouse Potatoes Romanoff
Potatoes Romanoff feature tender, cheesy potatoes fluffed up with sour cream.
Simple Teriyaki Sauce
This quick and easy homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce can also be used as a dip.
Mom's Zucchini Bread
A moist and delicious zucchini bread flavored with walnuts and cinnamon. Easy to bake and freeze, this recipe makes two loaves.
Classic Macaroni Salad
This classic macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!
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2-Ingredient Dough Challenge!
Make one of these 18 different recipes, from pretzels to garlic knots to pizza.
top-down view of four calzones made with 2-ingredient dough
top-down view of glazed cinnamon rolls in a white ceramic baking dish
four bagels topped with "everything bagel" seasoning on a white plate
To Die For Blueberry Muffins
Extra big blueberry muffins are topped with a sugary-cinnamon crumb mixture in this souped-up blueberry muffin recipe.
Our easiest strawberry jam recipe without a pectin. The jam is soft, spreadable, delicious, and great for first-timers or seasoned cooks.
One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs and Rice
Chicken thighs with cilantro and lime juice and cooked in one dish.
Best Potatoes Ever!
These Indian potatoes taste awesome for lunch or dinner with chipatis, rotis, or wheat tortillas. The spices can be found at any Indian grocery store.
Perfect Sushi Rice
The sushi rice made with this recipe comes out perfectly and can be used for sushi rolls or nigiri.
Authentic German Potato Salad
Bacon gives this warm German potato salad recipe a boost of flavor. The vinegar and sugar dressing on this salad has the perfect combination of salty and sweet.
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Best Strawberry Daiquiri
These frosty, frozen strawberry daiquiris are the best addition to a hot summer day.
Sydney's Cabbage Stir-Fry (Daniel Fast Remix)
This cabbage-based stir-fry with mushrooms, carrots, and veggie burgers is a filling vegetarian dish you can enjoy on the Daniel Fast.
Tres Leches (Milk Cake)
This light and fluffy tres leches cake recipe uses four types of milk and is topped with whipped cream, making it extra moist and delicious.
Best Potatoes You'll Ever Taste
Its time to release my potatoes to the world!!! Watch your guests try to guess what's in this delicious and simple recipe. It's the perfect side dish to any meal or BBQ, and a great way to dress up those darn potatoes! It's got me out of many a jam with entertaining. You cant go wrong. Since trying these, I have gone completely potato crazy with mad potato disease!!! Yum -- do it, mate! (Note: Only use real egg mayo - not the other kind.)
Microwave Corn on the Cob
This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.
Basic Air Fryer Hot Dogs
Perfectly crisp hot dogs and toasted buns can be made in minutes with the help of your air fryer. Add any toppings you please.
A Very Popular BBQ Sauce
This quick and easy homemade barbecue sauce has the perfect mixture of sweetness and spice.
Quick and Easy Brownies
This quick and easy recipe for chocolate brownies with walnuts takes about 45 minutes to make.
Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast
This recipe was passed down through my family for years. If you're looking for a great tasting, tender chicken breast, this is what you're looking for - Greek style.
Basic Cream Cheese Frosting
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
Grilled Greek Chicken
The secret to this simple grilled chicken is a very powerful marinade and 'roasting' it slowly over semi-indirect heat on the grill.
One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
It doesn't get much easier than this by cooking everything in one pot. Italian sausage and pasta sauce with spaghetti noodles that you can have on the table in less than 45 minutes. Switch it up by using ground beef, chicken, or turkey along with any other of your favorite ingredients, such as sliced mushrooms.
Old Fashioned Onion Rings
This is an actual recipe from a former employee of a popular drive-in restaurant. Crispy coated onion rings like the pro's make!
Baked Zucchini Casserole
This zucchini casserole is a quiche-like side dish. So easy and delicious! You can add ham or ground beef for a complete meal, if desired.
The Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad
Pasta salad is almost always the most disappointing side dish at the picnic or cookout, but this recipe shows you how to transform what is normally an "afterthought" to a dish that's good enough to enjoy on its own, or as the perfect complement to grilled meat. Top this with extra fresh chopped herbs if you like.
Bread Pudding II
This lightly spiced bread pudding is made with simple pantry items like bread, eggs, milk, and sugar. Use a rich egg bread or a moist white loaf.
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Bang Bang Chicken
This is a wonderful Americanized version of an extremely popular Sichuan Chinese dish. With twice-fried chicken, you get the crispy fried breading you'd expect, and the bang bang sauce drizzle just makes the entire dish spectacular. You'll love this more than any Chinese takeout version. Pay attention to the notes in the directions!!
Easy Air Fryer Baked Potatoes
Tender, delicious baked potatoes with a crispy, flavorful skin. Finish them with a dollop of sour cream, if you'd like.
Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)
Chef John's version of this Thai dish has a sauce everyone will love.
2-Ingredient Pineapple Angel Food Cake
This angel food cake is easy and delicious and only requires 2 ingredients! Cover and store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Cast Iron Pan-Seared Steak (Oven-Finished)
Steak is pan-seared in a cast iron skillet and finished in the oven.
Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs
This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece.
Marinated Tuna Steak
Tuna steaks are a perfect candidate for grilling, and a sweet, tangy marinade keeps them moist and flavorful.
Lemon Drop Shots
This alcoholic shot, a combination of vodka and lemon juice, tastes just like the classic lemon drop candy and is a fun drink for parties.
Cream Corn Like No Other
This is NOTHING like canned creamed corn! My husband is not a fan of corn or creamed dishes, but he thinks this is great. Easy and quick to prepare and is an especially delicious side dish for chicken or pork. Everyone always asks for the recipe.
Absolute Best Liver and Onions
This recipe will turn liver haters into converts. Very simple! The three things that will set your liver above all others are: 1) soak in milk, 2)turn liver as little as possible and 3) don't overcook!
Grandma's Southern Mac and Cheese
This is my grandmother's macaroni and cheese recipe that we all crave and only get to have twice a year, if we play our cards right. Fairly simple and straightforward. The key is cooking time more than anything.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Crispy, seasoned air-fried potato wedges are ready to eat in about 30 minutes.
Roasted Lemon Pepper Potatoes
If you've made and loved our Greek Lemon Chicken and Fondant Potatoes, then you will absolutely adore these lemon pepper potatoes, since it's basically the best of those two recipes put together, minus the chicken. Tender on the inside and crusty on the outside, these potatoes make for an impressive side dish. The only problem is whatever main course you pair it with is in serious danger of being upstaged.
Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
An easy chicken noodle soup recipe that's ready in just over 30 minutes.
Sometimes the basics are the best! I've used this simple recipe for years to make garlic bread, and any leftovers go great on barbequed steaks, pasta, rice or potatoes. You can use any butter or margarine you like. Also, fresh or minced garlic in a jar works well. Adjust the amount of garlic to your taste.
Best Spanish Rice
Spanish rice is the perfect accompaniment to Mexican foods, chicken, or just about anything. This simple recipe uses chicken broth and chunky salsa to transform plain white rice into a marvelous side dish.
Italian Baked Meatballs
Bake up a batch of these tender, tasty Italian-seasoned meatballs with hints of Romano cheese and parsley.
This is my family recipe for Chicken Katsu - Japanese style fried chicken. Can also be used to make Tonkatsu, just use pork cutlets instead of chicken. Serve with white rice and tonkatsu sauce.