Made with the requisite mustard and mayonnaise for classic deviled egg traditionalists. And bacon drippings and Sriracha for the rebels in the rest of us.
Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.
Crisp skin. Succulent meat. A pervasive smokiness. And a pronounced yet balanced spice rub. All with very little fuss.
Minimal effort. Maximum return. These ribs seem like they were tended all night and day in the smoker. Yet mandate barely any effort with a slow spell in the oven or on the grill.
Need to bring something to a backyard bash when all you want is mad crazy gratitude and an empty dish to take home? This blueberry crumble with a crumbly oatmeal cookie topping is your answer.
Frozen Gin Fizz6/50
We know, we know. Blender drinks are for sissies--or so you may think. If that's the case, take a sip of this stiff riff on the gin and tonic. Then get back to us.
Fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon lend this chicken its effusive Greek accent. A foolproof grilling technique makes it irresistible in any language.
This tangy vinegar-based barbecue sauce, typical of eastern Carolina-style 'cue, is exactly what you want—nay, need—for anything you pull from your smoker or grill.
"Heavenly." "The best cornbread we've ever had." "Like eating cake." "Stop me before I make another!" That's what folks are saying about this unconventional cornbread.
Seven Layer Dip10/50
Seriously the best seven layer dip we've ever had. Swear. And it comes together in minutes without any heat. Summer supper, anyone?
Rumor has it "mojito" translates roughly as "little spell." We'll willingly fall under the spell of rum, mint, and sugar any day.
Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.
Best St. Louis Ribs13/50
Our testers raved about these ribs slathered with spice rub and smothered with barbecue sauce and smoked until knee-wobblingly tender. They're that good.
Who knew so few ingredients could conjure such big taste? Witness this robust grilled steak with its pantry-friendly spice rub.
Beer Can Chicken15/50
A whole hen plunked unceremoniously on a can and cooked on the grill or in the oven. A tailgating classic that's simple and perfect—even when you're not tailgating.
Sorta makes you wonder how you got this far in life without thinking to try this, eh?
Easy to make. Good with beer. Perfect for parties. Sorta makes us think we're back in college. Beer pong, anyone?
This simple summer crowd-pleaser has "easy entertaining" scrawled all over it. Just don't forget the bottle opener.
How To Grill Fish19/50
Scared of fish? We understand. And actually, it's not the fish that scares most folks, it's not knowing how to cook said fish. Banish fears with these foolproof fixes.
Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That's all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.
Known in some parts as tar heel pie, this ridiculously rich chocolate brownie pie filling is impossibly fudgy, so much so it's simply too gooey to consume out of hand
Smoked Pork Shoulder22/50
With its simple, soulful dry rub and foolproof instructions, this smoked pork butt means no more standing in line for takeout 'cue. Here's how to make it at home.
Made from scratch yet quick and easy, these beans just may alter the way you think about barbecue beans forever.
Mango guacamole. Don't judge. Not until you've tasted just the sweet heat that comes from adding tropical fruit and habanero to classic guacamole.
Meat. Fire. Smoke. It's been a holy trinity since man first put meat to heat. Understandably so.
Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmony? There are a lot more lovely things to be said about these pillowy specimens of bread awesomeness.
The secret ingredient to this spicy sauce? Nope. Not bourbon. We said secret. It's smoked ketchup. (Yup. You heard correctly.) Bacon, too.
"The perfect combination of sweet-tart creaminess." That's what folks are saying about this super easy, super fast fennel slaw.
Mango Frozen Yogurt29/50
Fro yo never tasted quite so sweet or seemed quite so simple as this lovely little rendition that calls for 3 ingredients and 10 minutes.
How fortunate for us—and by us, we mean humanity—that there exists this recipe for the best classic coleslaw we've ever had.
Slow Cooker Ribs31/50
All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.
Crispy, crunchy, tangy, and as spicy as you like, this slaw can work great as a zesty side dish or as a topping for tacos, burgers, sandwiches, and more.
Vanilla Ice Cream33/50
Vanilla ice cream. Just sorta defines summer, yes? And what better way can you imagine spending a lazy afternoon than making and devouring this childhood classic?
Sweet Tea Cocktail34/50
Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. That's all it takes to make a sassy summertime cocktail you'll want to sip all afternoon long.
Best Potato Salad35/50
Best potato salad ever. That's what folks are saying about this easy and, dare we say, elegant spud salad.
Blueberry Hand Pies36/50
Love in pastry-encased incarnation. Simply envelope fruit filling in pie crust and fry until crisply golden outside, bubbling and lush inside. Deep-frying phobes, it's easy as pie.
French Potato Salad37/50
This is not your mom's potato salad recipe. It relies on tangy Dijon vinaigrette and soft-boiled eggs for dressing with runny yolks that spill into the salad to form an unparalleled richness.
Red Wine Popsicles38/50
Should red wine go to that popsicle place? Heck yeah. They don't call 'em sultry summer evenings for nothing. (But please, not your best bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.)
Grill. Boil. Microwave. Roast. Campfire. We've got all the best ways to cook your childhood fave right here.
Dry-rubbed tri-tip. Our approach is subtly spiced and expertly cooked and a relatively inexpensive way to wow a crowd. Here's how to pull it off.
This may seem an improbable melding of short ribs and anchos and red wine. Authentic Mexican? Nah. Worth making? Heck yeah.
"Simple." "Sloppy and delicious." "No-fuss." 'WOW!" That's what folks are saying about this easy peasy, hands-off pulled pork.
If you're going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense. Just taste. These brownies handle it splendidly.
The secret to these knee-wobblingly tender little lovelies? Roast 'em low and slow and then toss 'em on the grill for just a short spell. Which means you don't have to constantly tend a smoker from dawn to dusk.
Easy Rhubarb Crisp45/50
An obscenely easy, sweetly tart rhubarb crisp that you simply must experience at least once. (Although we doubt you'll be able to stop at just once.)
Not so cloyingly sweet than the chocolate cream pie of our childhood, this dark chocolate beauty is a spectacularly satisfying remake of a classic.
Not a lot has changed since you last had this after-school classic. It's still easy. It's still quick. And it's still gosh darned comforting as heck.