You may have planned your Father's Day menu weeks ago, but if you're anything like us, you may be scrambling to find some delicious meal ideas for dad's big day. Whether you like to fire up the grill or keep things in the kitchen, these awesome entree, side dish, and dessert recipes, straight from some of TLC's favorite personalities, are easy, delicious and guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
The secret to this awesome main dish is in the sauce...Buddy Valastro's sauce, that is! Pick out high-quality pieces of meat and let this tangy, citrusy steak sauce work its magic. Get the full Rib Eye recipe.
Grilled Corn with Manchego Cheese
Since you've already got the grill fired up, make this tasty take on a backyard barbecue staple. A bit of grated cheese and delicious spices take this side dish to the next level. Get the Grilled Corn with Manchego Cheese recipe.
Don't let the "gourmet" description scare you! Celebrity chef Curtis Stone makes the perfect burger in this super simple, yet satisfying recipe.
Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella Salad
Even if dad isn't a huge fan of vegetables, it's hard to argue with this easy, yet impressive-looking salad. Tomatoes are just coming into season, so if you can buy fresh ones from your local farmers' market, the salad will be that much better. Get the Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella Salad recipe.
Crispy Homemade Potato Chips
If you're feeling especially crafty in the kitchen, these perfectly crunchy chips are an amazing addition to any meal.
Finish off a great meal with this fresh and fast dessert from the Cake Boss. You can make the vanilla cake the day before and simply top with strawberries and whipped cream on Sunday! If strawberries aren't your favorite fruit, blueberries, mango, or other fresh fruits work just as well. Get Buddy's Strawberry Shortcake recipe.
-- Mara Betsch
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