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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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.

Get the Recipe: El Paseo Porterhouse Steak

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

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

Sweet-and-Spicy Baby Back Ribs

Cover juicy ribs in a sweet Thai chile sauce that has a bit of kick!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grilled Salmon with Sherry Vinegar-Honey Glaze and Spicy Tomato Relish

Bobby turns a simple grilled salmon into an impressive meal that’s sure to please. He brushes salmon fillets with a sweet-and-sour honey glaze, then serves with a spicy tomato relish.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Salmon with Sherry Vinegar-Honey Glaze and Spicy Tomato Relish

Chicken Parmesan Drumsticks

Here, chicken Parmesan is transformed into a one-pan meal you can eat out of hand. The drumsticks are oven-fried, then topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella and baked until the cheese is gooey.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Drumsticks

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

Hanger Steak Tacos with Chile and Herb Oils

Transform a basic hanger steak into an extraordinary meal fit for a king. One bite of the marinated meat with fresh toppings (think quick pickled onions, avocado and bright cilantro) will have Dad feeling like an Iron Chef cooked his dinner.

Get the Recipe: Hanger Steak Tacos with Chile and Herb Oils

Surf and Turf Gumbo

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

Get the Recipe: Gumbo

Can o' Beer Cake

Believe it or not, the light bitterness of an American-style lager transforms boxed cake mix into a sophisticated, yeasty dessert. For more flavor, it's topped with a beer syrup and glaze, and also cherries (cooked in even more beer).

Get the Recipe: Can o' Beer Cake

Smothered Pork Chops

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

Get the Recipe: Smothered Pork Chops

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 extra flavor.

Get the Recipe: Baltimore Beef Bad Boy

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

Lemon Ice Cream Meringue Pie

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

Get the Recipe: Lemon Ice Cream Meringue Pie

Garlicky Grilled Flatbread Strips with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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

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

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

Best Barbecue Ribs Ever

Katie says the best ribs are messy and sticky, and we agree! After baking her ribs low and slow, she brushes the meat with a sweet, syrupy glaze while it browns on the grill.

Get the Recipe: Best Barbecue Ribs Ever

Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Trisha’s decadent potato salad is the perfect side dish for Dad. Yukon gold potatoes are grilled until tender and caramelized, then tossed with scallions and a warm bacon vinaigrette.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

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

This is 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Maple Bacon Double Cheeseburgers

These sweet and salty burgers are bound to make Dad's Father's Day. You'll use three tablespoons of maple syrup to flavor your bacon slices and a teaspoon of Louisiana-style hot sauce to make the fiery mayonnaise.

Get the Recipe: Maple Bacon Double Cheeseburgers

Smoky Pork Calzones

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

Get the Recipe: Smoky Pork Calzones

Steak Cake

Show the King of the Grill just how much you appreciate him with this playful take on classic red velvet cake.

Get the Recipe: Steak Cake

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

Sloppy Joes with Maui Onion Straws

Take sloppy joes to the next level with a special mix of spices and a sprinkle of fried onion straws.

Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joes with Maui Onion Straws

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