Trisha’s Summer Favorites

Trisha makes summer cooking stress-free with easy, crowd-pleasing recipes.

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Barbecued Pork Ribs

Feed a crowd with Trisha's game-changing pork ribs. Let the marinade cool before pouring it on so the ribs don't partially cook and become tough. 

Get the Recipe: Barbecued Pork Ribs

Un-Fried Chicken

Did you know that buttermilk actually has less fat than regular milk? Trisha soaks her chicken in it to keep things moist before coating in multigrain breadcrumbs. 

Get the Recipe: Un-Fried Chicken

Zucchini Saute

Sprinkle sauteed zucchini with Parmesan for the easiest dish on your table. 

Get the Recipe: Zucchini Saute

Barbecued Chicken

Before dousing it in a vinegar-based barbecue sauce, Trisha brines her chicken in saltwater to ensure tender juiciness.

Get the Recipe: Barbecued Chicken

Low-Country Boil

Trisha's Louisiana-style seafood boil makes a perfect summer party spread. She boils shrimp with sausage, corn, potatoes and onions for an easy feast that feeds a crowd. 

Get the Recipe: Low-Country Boil

Summer in a Cup

Mix up a pitcher of Trisha's fruity rum-spiked cocktail and dress up glasses with pineapple and orange slices. 

Get the Recipe: Summer in a Cup

Sweet Potato Salad

Try a new take on this picnic and cookout staple. Trisha uses sweet potatoes and tosses them with a tangy dressing that's made with half Greek yogurt, half mayonnaise. 

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad

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