Cola Pulled Pork Sandwiches
The key to succulent pork shoulder in this recipe is simmering it in sweet cola, which then becomes a tasty sauce for the shredded meat.
If you can, prepare the dish a day ahead for an even richer flavor.
Red Chile-Chicken Tacos
These tex-mex tacos are great for taco night or an outdoor fiesta.
Succotash Veggie Chili
Let guests customize their base veggie chili recipe by setting out bowls of the usual toppings--plus cooked chorizo or grilled chicken breasts cut into cubes for your non-vegetarian friends.
Slow-Simmered Seafood Stew
Grilled polenta provides a hearty base for this soul-satisfying seafood stew. Use your nose when choosing fresh scallops and look for ones that smell sweet and slightly salty, like the ocean.
Smoky Pinto Beans
These spicy beans are the perfect side for any indoor or outdoor summer party.
Easy Cheesy Italian Meatballs
Guests won't want to miss a drop of the meatball's delicious chunky tomato sauce. Help them mop it all up by serving hot, toasted bread on the side.
Do the Dip: Slice 2-3 loaves Italian bread. Drizle each slice with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake in a 400 degree oven until golden. Serve hot.
Vegetable Soup with Pesto Butter
Go meatless with this vegetarian-friendly soup with pesto butter. Quick tip! Make extra butter to serve on the side with rolls.
Barbecue Brisket Sliders
These slow-cooked brisket sliders are so good, you won't be able to stop at just one. Top them with homemade pickles or your other favorite condiments.
Low Country Greens
These low country greens take inspiration from the South and are slow-cooked with hickory-smoked bacon.