Best Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Caitlin Bensel Fried green tomatoes may have a Southern reputation, but anyone can fry up these crispy delights! To some folks, they’re an easy finger food idea while others enjoy them as a side dish, but everyone thinks they’re delicious. Ree Drummond herself would agree: “Fried green tomatoes are the best summer indulgence!” So of … Read more

Best Cherry-Almond Slab Pie Recipe

Caitlin Bensel Calling all cherry lovers! This double cherry-almond slab pie is here to move to the top of your favorite summer desserts list! Not to knock cherry cobbler or cherry crisp, but this crowd-pleasing pie will be your new favorite, thanks to its flaky, all-butter piecrust, double cherry filling (fresh and dried), and the … Read more

Best Firecracker Cake Recipe – How to Make Firecracker Cake

PHOTO: RACHEL VANNI; FOOD STYLING: SPENCER RICHARDS Nothing says Fourth of July quite like a patriotic red, white, and blue dessert, especially this eye-popping lemon-berry firecracker cake. It’s decorated with an explosion of color to match the festivities in the sky. Looking for more festive treats worthy of Independence Day? Try a fruit-forward flag cake, … Read more

Best Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe – How to Make Blueberry Cheesecake

Will Dickey Blueberry cheesecake is the perfect cool, fruity, make-ahead summer dessert. And though there are so many great ways to get blueberries in a cheesecake — from folding whole berries into the filling to swirling a compote into the top before baking, to making a pretty, purple batter with blueberry puree — we’ve kept … Read more

How to Grill Lobster Tail

Caitlin Bensel There is no better way to send Dad a happy Father’s Day message than a meal off of the grill! Whether its grilled steak, grilled chicken, or grilled pork chops at the barbecue, Dad is sure to love anything on the menu that is charred and smokey. But if you’re looking for something … Read more

Best Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe

PHOTO: LUCY SCHAEFFER; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON If we’re being honest, we’re always looking for a reason to eat more potatoes, and this loaded baked potato salad is no different. Imagine a loaded baked potato and potato salad coming together to make the ultimate year-round side, and you’ve pretty much got it. Complete with crispy … Read more

Best Hawaiian Macaroni Salad Recipe

Will Dickey Stop looking for the pineapple — you won’t find any in this Hawaiian macaroni salad! This super-comforting pasta salad isn’t filled with tropical flavors, but it’s beloved by the people of the Aloha State where they pair it with everything from smoked pork to fried chicken to shrimp! It’s a fun and tasty … Read more

Homemade Corn Dog Recipe – How to Make Corn Dogs

Will Dickey Don’t wait for the state fair — you can totally make corn dogs at home! Although bacon-wrapped hot dogs are irresistible, and Ree Drummond’s chipotle chili dogs may be Ladd Drummond’s favorite, these corn dogs are hard to beat! Pair them with these delicious BBQ sides for a guaranteed hit at the cookout! … Read more

Best Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Will Dickey No summer cookout is complete without a great pasta salad, and this Italian pasta salad is just the ticket! It’s packed with flavorful Italian ingredients like salami, mozzarella, and olives tossed in a pesto dressing, so it’s the perfect way to satisfy cravings for classic Italian dinner flavors in a summer recipe that’s … Read more

Best Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

Will Dickey These grilled pork chops will have friends and family declaring you the king (or queen!) Of the cookout! While there’s no shortage of delicious grilling recipes out there, these easy-breezy pork chops are a keeper, thanks to an easy marinade that’s made from pantry ingredients. They’re delicious on their own, but don’t miss … Read more