One man's meat is another man's poison, or so the saying goes. So we're hedging our bets with main course recipes that offer everything from meat and potatoes to kid-friendly foods to homespun casseroles so you can pick your, uhm, poison with ease.
One secret to feeding hungry masses of holiday visitors is simple—bake a big ham. It’s the most economical, convenient, versatile, and best-tasting investment you’ll make. But make it your own with a homemade glaze, presented here.
Chorizo Pasta Salad
Fresh Mexican chorizo sausage jump-starts the taste of this tailgate party-perfect pasta and bean salad.
Beer-Boiled Shrimp Cocktail
Beer for the shrimp and chili-flavored cocktail sauce amp up this version of the classic appetizer.
Red Snapper with Mango Salsa
Crunchy-crusted fish topped with fresh fruit salsa is a seaside celebration on the plate.
Bean Soup is as bare bones as you can get. Toss in some greens for a dose of folic acid and vitamin C.
Grilled Chicken with Feta and Red Pepper Sauce
Sweet pepper sauce is a perfect counterpoint for full-bodied feta in this herb-grilled chicken.