Recipe: Father's Day Menu

It’s time to plan your menu for your Father’s Day barbeque. Of course, there’s there’s Dad’s favorite steak, but what about everything else? Here is everything you need for a delicious Father’s Day feast: fresh corn and tomato salad, roasted red potatoes, watermelon prosciutto skewers, and a fabulous summer punch. These recipes are simple, delicious, and celebrate all of your favorite summer flavors. All you need to add is Dad’s favorite meat!

Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad

4 fresh cobs of corn
3 medium tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
1 handful fresh chives, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Wash corn and cut kernels from the cob and transfer to a bowl. Add tomatoes, cheese, and chives. Mix gently with a large spoon. Add salt and paper and toss gently before serving. TIP: Any type of crumbled cheese will work in this recipe.

Roasted Red Potataoes

Roasted Red Potatoes

2 pounds small red potatoes
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 handful fresh parsley or dill, chopped

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash potatoes and slice into quarters. Place potatoes in a plastic bag, add oil and herbs. Close bag and mix well until potatoes are evenly coated with oil and herbs. Transfer potatoes to a prepared baking dish give potatoes a generous dash of salt. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown. Add salt and pepper before serving.

Watermelon Prosciutto Skewers

Watermelon Prosciutto Skewers

1/2  watermelon, cubed
1/2 pound feta cheese, cubed
10-15 slices Italian prosciutto
20 bamboo skewers

Alternate watermelon, feta, and prosciutto on skewer. Chill before serving.

Summer Punch

Summer Punch

1 can piña colada frozen concentrate, thawed
1 can orange pineapple juice frozen concentrate, thawed
1 quart water
2-2 liter bottles of lemon lime soda
1 bag of crushed ice
1 package frozen raspberries

In a large punch bowl, mix piña colada and orange pineapple concentrates. Add water and mix well. Add soda, followed by the ice. Top with raspberries and serve.

And what about dessert? Well, you know what I’ll be serving…

Dads Deluxe Basket

Dad's Deluxe Basket

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4 responses to “Recipe: Father's Day Menu

  1. When can I come?! YUM-O! That looks awesome!

  2. Stefanie

    Great recipe ideas!

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