Mama's Potato Salad
This is a recipe my boyfriend's mother always made for him growing up. I made it, at his request, for his birthday, and it was a huge hit at the party!
Oregon Salmon Patties
Excellent recipe for canned or fresh salmon patties. This recipe is from the Oregon coast.
Marinade for Steak I
This here's a great marinade for any cut of beef, but I like to use it on steak. It contains basic ingredients that, when combined and allowed to blend, will give you a tender, juicy piece of meat every time.
Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce
A wonderful overnight marinade makes the pork so flavorful - serve with the delicious, creamy mustard sauce. A super dish for buffets and potlucks, as it doesn't need to be piping hot. I never cease to get many recipe requests for this one!
Kielbasa with Honey Mustard
This is another odd kielbasa recipe that surprises everyone. It's always a winner at parties. The best type of honey mustard for this recipe is a mustard with more honey texture than mustard. Very easy.
Chef John's Hot Sloppy Joe Dip
For me this checks all the boxes for a hot party dip. It's relatively cheap and easy to make, but maybe more importantly, it's great hot, warm, or room temp. And it's also incredibly versatile.
Homemade Sloppy Joes
Despite the name of this iconic retro dish, the secret to a great sloppy joe is a thick, rich, almost dry consistency, which allows the sandwich to be eaten with your hands. Serve on hamburger buns.
Yummy Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
This is an awesome blend of mustard with a wonderful hint of honey.
Chef John's Cuban Sandwich
Here's how I build a Cuban, or Cubano, sandwich. I like to use pulled pork. Carnitas would work too. These ingredients and amounts are open to your own personal preferences, but here's the general idea.
Amazing and Easy Chicken Wings
These chicken wings are surprisingly delicious for how few ingredients are involved! I made them for the first time at a football party, and within 10 minutes everyone had eaten all 5 pounds!