Daily Dinners with Michael

Did you tune in for #SymonDinners on our Food Network Kitchen Facebook page? Michael cooked up dozens of go-to meals *LIVE* from his home! Catch up on what you missed or re-make any of his clever, adaptable recipes.

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Season 1, Episode 1

Mama Mia, What a Meatball!

Inspired by his mom's cooking, Michael Symon masters Chicken Parmesan Meatballs on the grill. As one cheese is never enough, Michael adds smooth ricotta to the meat and makes a quick and easy Sweet Red Sauce while his wife, Liz, joins him to cook Soft Polenta over their fire pit. Then, Liz whips up a simple Vinegar and Cream Dressing to accompany Michael's mom's favorite garden salad before they relax in the sunshine together, enjoying every tasty bite.

Feb 8
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Comfort Classics and Fruity Cocktails

Proving you can make any dish outside on a grill, Michael Symon prepares a rich Mac and Cheese loaded with Smoked Ham with Cream Cheese, Gouda and Pecorino. Plus, even desserts can come together over live fire, so Michael creates a Grilled Apple Crisp while his wife, Liz, joins him to concoct a Vodka Punch, her favorite summertime cocktail.

Feb 15
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Dad's Sticky Ribs and Decadent Cookies

Michael Symon and his dad have always shared a passion for outdoor cooking, so Michael turns the backyard grill into a smoker to make his dad's favorite Sticky Ribs. Then, Michael kicks a classic side dish up a notch with Grilled Potato Salad as his wife, Liz, joins Michael to turn his dad's obsession with chocolate into giant cookies infused with tons of chocolate, crunchy pretzel and sea salt. The incredible aromas from all three dishes bring their puppy Norman into the backyard for a surprise appearance!

Feb 22
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 15

Italian Made Easy

Michael Symon is back in his home kitchen to make Carbonara-"ish" pasta, Tomato Garlic Bread and Classic Caesar Salad.

Mar 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 16

Peppers Make a Meal

Michael Symon uses peppers to showcase the treats of early fall with Stuffed Peppers with Eggplant and Cheesy Rice, Fennel Salad with Citrus and The Red Bell cocktail.

Mar 28
12:30pm | 11:30c

Most Popular Recipes

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Cheesy Hash Brown Potatoes

Sticky Ribs

Fried New Potatoes

Smoked and Steamed Artichokes

Fettuccine with Smoked Tomato Sauce

Vodka Punch

Clams with Sausage and Peppers over Rice Pilaf

Ouzo Spritz with Pickled Watermelon Rind

Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Grilled White Pizza

Bananas Foster

Grilled Potato Salad

Grilled Skirt Steak with Sticky Barbecue Onions

Ranch-Rubbed Pork Ribs

Red Wine-Poached Fruit

Rose Sangria

Grilled Corn with Ranchovy Butter

Soft Polenta

Pecan Tassies

Three-Cheese Calzones

Grilled Peaches with Citrus Mascarpone

Turkey Gravy

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Smoky Mac and Cheese

Spatchcock Smoked Turkey

Mom's Salad

Grilled Chicken With Redeye BBQ Sauce

About the show

Sun's out, grills out! Michael Symon soaks up the summertime weather and fires up his grill to encourage everyone to get cooking out with his delicious, easy and crowd-pleasing outdoor dinners. From sticky ribs to meatball parm, and delicious desserts like bananas Foster, Michael shares his grilling tips and tricks to make every meal flamingly delicious. Self-shot from his New York backyard, cook along with Michael as he works live fire to show how simple and fun it is to make amazing dishes on the outdoor grill.

Michael Symon

Chef Michael Symon cooks with soul. Growing up in a Greek and Sicilian family, the Cleveland native creates boldly flavored, deeply satisfying dishes at his four restaurants in America’s heartland: Lola, Lolita, Roast and B Spot. He also shares his exuberant, approachable cooking style and infectious laugh with viewers as an Iron Chef on the Food Network.