Whether you are a first-time hostess or a seasoned planner, these main dish recipes will inspire delicious get-togethers year-round.
Rethink steak night! Serve grilled lean tri-tip with a zesty citrus butter made with lime and lemon zest, fresh thyme, and
Rub prime rib with freshly ground peppercorns, coriander, and fennel for a heady combination of seasonings that perfectly
complements this elegant cut of meat. A garnish of fresh cranberries and oranges adds vibrant color to your table, making
this dish as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the palate.
A hint of tea, brown sugar, and rosemary makes up the marinade for this grilled chicken. The combination is irresistible!
Add a little crunch to a juicy beef tenderloin with a flavorful coating of panko breadcrumbs, kettle-cooked potato chips,
and fresh herbs. Top each serving with a bit of Cherry Chutney and blue cheese crumbles.
A sweet-and-spicy fruit mixture fills this juicy pork loin, and pear preserves make a delectable glaze. You won't even need
a centerpiece if this is on the menu.
A mustard-wine marinade keeps this tenderloin juicy and full of flavor. It's surprisingly easy for such an elegant meal.
Use these tips to make our Test Kitchen's favorite lasagna in advance.
- Sauce can be made ahead. Let cool 30 minutes. Cover and chill up to 24 hours, or freeze up to 1 month.
- Make lasagna the day before: Prepare as directed through Step 3. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Let stand 30 minutes before baking.
- Freeze lasagna 1 month ahead: Wrap unbaked lasagna with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Freeze. Thaw 12 hours in refrigerator. Let stand 30 minutes; unwrap and bake as directed.
The robust herb crust of Grilled Pork Roast pairs beautifully with sweet-tart Fruit Compote. Keep leftover compote for up to two weeks and serve with goat cheese or Brie and crusty bread for a wonderful snack or appetizer.
Looking for an easy dinner-party dish? Try Chicken Scaloppine With Spinach and Linguine. For fast assembly, measure out and
prep ingredients before guests arrive.
We "dry-brine" this pork before grilling it with a salt-and-sugar mixture to make it extra flavorful and juicy. The Sticky Stout Barbecue Sauce boosts the flavor and juiciness even more.
Save time in the kitchen by picking up pork from a local barbecue joint. Have your guests assemble their own wraps to add
an interactive element to your party.
This roasted pork belly is succulent and full of natural flavors. The garnish of peaches and arugula are cooked and seasoned
with sherry vinegar, honey, and fresh thyme.
With a little help from the grill, pulling off an enchanting evening in your own backyard has never been easier. These Italian
Sirloin Steaks flavored with garlic, oregano, basil, and parsley can be marinated the night before and grilled when it's time
Any way you serve it, you'll rake in the compliments. Start with a pork loin roast or Boston butt, and offer an assortment
of melt-in-your-mouth sandwiches. Alternate them between white or natural parchment paper on a tray for an enticing display.
We guarantee they'll be gone almost as soon as you serve them.
Spiked with tomatoes and green chiles, creamy layers of chopped cooked chicken and corn tortillas make this Texas casserole
too tempting to resist. It’s super-easy to fix for a crowd, and always a hit.
This surprisingly easy recipe takes less than an hour to prepare and consistently receives top ratings from reviewers. Chicken
breasts are stuffed with toasted pecans and cornbread stuffing, then topped with a creamy sauce, parmesan cheese, and chopped
This pork-and-bean mixture is versatile. Serve it spooned over cornbread or rolled up burrito style in flour tortillas. Make
hearty nachos, quesadillas, or tacos too. It can even be used as a meaty addition to huevos rancheros (fried corn tortillas
topped with fried eggs and salsa).
Rolling the lasagna noodles rather than layering them lends flair to these satisfying meat-free rollups.