Celebrate Father's Day with made-to-please menus, must-have gifts, and tips to grilling the perfect steak so Dad can have the night off.
Father's Day Cookout MenusInvite Dad over for a treat and pick from six ready-made parties tailored to suit his celebrating tastes. Whether its burgers in the backyard, a poolside luau, or top-quality steaks, we've got the main, sides, and sweets to please the man in your life.
Gifts for DadWhat's a party without favors? Make Dad the talk of the town with a grill cover sporting his team's true colors, a customized branding iron, or a superfast meat marinator. Call them toys or grilling essentials, these picks are sure to have Dad smiling.
- Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Sizzling SteaksFew can resist perfectly grilled steak. Fire up the grill for juicy recipes featuring tenderloin, sirloin, New York strip and porterhouse steaks for a delicious dinner that's sure to make Dad proud.
- Lee Harrelson
Grill the Perfect SteakEven if Dad has always been the one to man the grill, give him the day off and fire up the coals yourself. Follow our five simple tips to ensure a top-of-the-line meal without any fuss. You may find yourself fighting Dad for the tongs more often.
Just DessertsWhen dinner's over, treat Dad to a mile-high treat of summer-fresh cream pies loaded with chocolate, berries, and sweet whipped cream. These treats are as great to look at as they are to eat.
- Jennifer Davick
Don't Skip the SidesKeep the meal preparations outside by skipping the steamed veggies in favor of these hearty sides. Stuffed mushrooms, grilled zucchini, and sweet potato fries will make any Dad hunger for next year's Father's Day to come quickly.
More Grilling RecipesFor more grilled recipes for entertaining as well as weeknight meals: