Father's Day Menu Ideas

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Father's Day is a celebration of paternal bonds and the importance of fathers in society.  Serve up any of these Father's Day Menu Ideas to give your father the recognition they deserve. 

Father's Day Menu Ideas

Thank You Dad Dinner

Dad will appreciate this early "thanksgiving" feast.  Add or substitute beef or pork if desired. Start the meal with Pop's favorite beers or cocktails.  Also add more appetizers and nibbles just for fun!

Glazed Turkey Steaks
erve with Pineapple Raisin Chutney or Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Grilled Sweet Potatoes Wedges

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Herbs and Cheese

Lemony Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Berries and Cream Icebox Cake

Happy Dad's Lunch

Dad will appreciate this light but satisfying lunch.  Start the meal with Champagne Cocktails, Minty Mimosas or beers and add more appetizers and nibbles just for fun!

Shrimp with Salsa Verde

Mini Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Garlic Fried Chicken

Warm Potato and Bacon Salad

Lemony Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Easy Chocolate Cake

Dad's Love Brunch Too!

Everyone's favorite...brunch! Serve this bountiful meal with Prosecco, hard cider, spiced teas and coffee. Finish with ice cream or gelato.

Spiced Breakfast Patties

Frozen Hash Browns
Cooked according to package directions

Dad's Favorite Eggs
Made to order

Waffle Club Sandwich with Ham and Honey Apple Syrup

Crunchy Garlic Shrimp

Easy Orange Chicken

Cold Sesame Noodles

Your Way Fruit and Greens Salad with Honey Lime Dressing
Or any fruit or green salad to add a fresh note

Dad's Flavor-ites

Try this Father's Day menu for the Dad who loves variety and loads of flavor.  This protein packed winner will satisfy everyone at the table.  Start with a chilled rose and beer. 

Crab Gazpacho

Easy Flank Steak

Sticky Chicken Legs

Yellow Rice with Peas and Lemon

Roasted Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette

Spiced Coconut Cake
or Dad's Favorite Cake

On the Grill

Father's Day is definitely a time to fire up the grill.  Start with simple chips and dip and spicy burgers and end with a cool and fruity dessert

Homemade Potato Chips and Pan Fried Onion Dip

Chef Deb's Buffalo Burgers

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese

Pineapple Slices

Easiest Peach Cobbler

Dad's Seafood Sunday

For the seafood lovin' Dad. Serve this extravaganza with a Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay

 Lemon Chili Shrimp Sticks

Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms

Crawfish Etouffee

Green Bean Salad Recipe with Basil Vinaigrette

Chocolate Toffee Trifle


The Crowds All Here

Multiple generations of good fathers can feast on this brunch or lunch menu

Brunch Melon Smoothie
See below


Shrimp Caesar Salad

Champs Chili
Can be cut in half to serve 25

Orange Corn Muffins 

Lime Sorbet/Sherbet and Shortbread Cookies with Pecans

Honeydew Melon Smoothie

Brunch Melon Smoothie
2 cups honeydew melon, cubed
1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons frozen apple juice

In a blender, combine melon, yogurt, and apple juice. Blend until smooth. With blender running, add ice until frothy. Pour into 2 (16-ounce) glasses and garnish with sliced melon.


 Father's Day Brunch
Another winning brunch just for Dad

Vanilla yogurt with banana slices, grated fresh ginger and nutmeg

Breakfast Pastries and Waffles

Homemade Sausages or Ham Steaks

Scrambled Eggs

Seafood Lasagna

Multi-Layer Salad

Ice Cream with Berries and Cookies or Pound Cake 

Home for Supper

Grilled or Broiled Round Steak with Beer BBQ Sauce

Cheese and Herb Potato Pancakes
Serve with Mixed Greens and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lemon-Garlic Grilled Vegetables

Strawberry and Spinach Salad


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