Great Father's Day Recipes

Mix and match these fun, summery recipes from Food Network for an amazing Father's Day get-together.

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Whiskey Glazed Flat Iron Steaks and Grilled Potatoes

The flat iron steak is the second most tender cut of beef, after the petit filet mignon — and it's a lot less expensive. Coat it in a whiskey and brown sugar glaze, and grill potatoes to serve alongside.

Get the Recipe: Whiskey Glazed Flat Iron Steaks and Grilled Potatoes

Crispy Grilled Chicken Thighs

Coat chicken in breadcrumbs before tossing on the grill and cooking until golden brown.

Get the Recipe: Crispy Grilled Chicken Thighs

Breakfast Burgers

Kick off Dad's special day with a burger for breakfast. These juicy patties are topped with fried eggs and served on English muffins for the ultimate morning treat.

Get the Recipe: Breakfast Burgers

Grilled Ginger-Beer Chicken

Brush chicken with a thick layer of ginger beer-based sauce as the skin grills to a crispy brown.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Ginger-Beer Chicken

Surf and Turf Gumbo

This hearty gumbo is full of shrimp, chicken and andouille sausage.

Get the Recipe: Gumbo

Brown Sugar Skirt Steak

Take a few pantry staples like brown sugar and pepper to turn skirt steak into a decadent dinner.

Get the Recipe: Brown Sugar Skirt Steak

Crisp Chicken Wings with Chili-Lime Butter

In just 30 minutes, you can make Tyler's crispy wings that are sure to please any dad.

Get the Recipe: Crisp Chicken Wings with Chili-Lime Butter

Sweet-and-Spicy Baby Back Ribs

Cover juicy ribs in a sweet Thai chile sauce that has a bite of a kick.

Get the Recipe: Sweet-and-Spicy Baby Back Ribs

BLTs With Blue Cheese-Buffalo Aioli

Aaron spreads a blue cheese aioli on thick slices of country-style white bread before sandwiching it around bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion.

Get the Recipe: BLTs With Blue Cheese-Buffalo Aioli

White Pizza With Broccolini

Top store-bought pizza dough with four types of cheese and bunches of Broccolini for a summery dish that's better than delivery.

Get the Recipe: White Pizza With Broccolini

Baltimore Beef Bad Boy

Guy marinates top-round beef before grilling for a flavorful kick.

Get the Recipe: Baltimore Beef Bad Boy

Mushroom and Ham Po'Boy

Pan-fry onions and mushrooms to add crunch to this super ham sandwich.

Get the Recipe: Mushroom and Ham Po'Boy

Ale-Brined Roasted-Turkey Sandwich With Red-Pepper Pesto

Guy creates the ultimate picnic sandwich, with roasted turkey and pesto on a sourdough loaf.

Get the Recipe: Ale-Brined Roasted-Turkey Sandwich with Red-Pepper Pesto

Sloppy Joes with Maui Onion Straws

Take sloppy joes to the next level with Guy's mixture of spices and fried onion straws on top.

Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joes with Maui Onion Straws

Smoky Pork Calzones

Instead of pizza, make individual calzones using frozen pizza dough.

Get the Recipe: Smoky Pork Calzones

Garlicky Grilled Flatbread Strips with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Brush prepared pizza dough with olive oil and garlic, sprinkle with cheese, then grill until char marks appear.

Get the Recipe: Garlicky Grilled Flatbread Strips with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Grilled Korean-Style BBQ Glazed Pork Chops with Red Onions and Baby Bok Choy

Make a hoisin sauce to coat tender grilled pork chops and grilled onions. Serve with easy-to-make bok choy for a Korean-inspired meal.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Korean-Style BBQ Glazed Pork Chops with Red Onions and Baby Bok Choy

Smothered Pork Chops

For a Southern twist, Tyler smothers pan-fried pork chops in rich buttermilk gravy.

Get the Recipe: Smothered Pork Chops

Lemon Ice Cream Meringue Pie

Fill homemade pie crust with softened lemon ice cream before freezing. Right before serving, top with meringue and bake until the topping just browns.

Get the Recipe: Lemon Ice Cream Meringue Pie

Blackberry Cobbler

The Pioneer Woman's blackberry cobbler is an easy five-ingredient dessert that will wow the whole family. Top it with whipped cream or ice cream — or both!

Get the Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler

Banana Bread

Kick off Dad's special day with a loaf of Tyler's pecan-studded banana bread, fresh out of the oven.

Get the Recipe: Banana Bread with Pecans

Jeff Mauro's Steak Sandwich

This Father's Day, follow Jeff's lead by building these meaty sandwiches high with layers of thinly sliced hanger steak, red onion and a hearty spread of bourbon creamed spinach.

Get the Recipe: Hanger Steak Sandwich with Bourbon Creamed Spinach

Tyler Florence's Porterhouse Steak

Treat Dad to an extravagant meal with Tyler's dry-aged porterhouse cooked in a clarified-butter and herb mixture. 

Geoffery Zakarian's BBQ Chicken Wings

For an easy coating, Geoffrey tosses these wings in a zesty sauce made with cumin, paprika, piquillo peppers and his favorite store-bought barbecue sauce. 

Get the Recipe: BBQ Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Butter

Bobby Flay's Fried Chicken

Bobby's crispy, buttermilk-marinated chicken is the perfect centerpiece for a Father's Day picnic. 

Get the Recipe: Classic Fried Chicken

Guy Fieri's Stuffed Pork Chops

Guy stuffs brined pork chops with a meaty mixture of pancetta, mushrooms and fontina cheese. Once they're stuffed, secure the opening with a toothpick before frying the chops — this will ensure a picture-perfect presentation for a Father's Day meal.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Double-Cut Pork Loin Chops

Pat Neely's Swiss and Mushroom BBQ Burger

Fire up the grill on Father's Day and impress Dad with these beefy burgers topped with creamy Swiss cheese and button mushrooms. 

Get the Recipe: Swiss and Mushroom BBQ Burger

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