Father’s Day is June 17th this year. That’s just a few short weeks and will be here before we know it. We want to treat the dads in our life to something special to eat on their special day, so we’ve put together a collection of foods that Dad is sure to enjoy! We’ve got hearty favorites like burgers, ribs, sausage, hot dogs — and the beer can chicken above — that render men speechless and provide some much-needed energy for watching the game, hanging with the kids or taking that sweet, sweet Father’s Day nap. Get a start on your planning with these recipes, after the jump!
Ultimate Steak Sandwich 1 of 10Bring your partner to his favorite sandwich shop — without leaving the kitchen! This manly, meaty steak sandwich is bursting at the seams with chimichurri goodness. Toasted ciabatta bread and cheese take this from ordinary to extraordinary.
Make the ultimate steak sandwich
Sausage Kebabs 2 of 10You can't go wrong with food on sticks. These sausage kebabs are glazed with a balsamic and fig reduction — but don't worry, it just sounds fussy. He'll be impressed — and you'll be stress-free.
Make sausage kebabs
Beer Can Chicken 3 of 10It's simple math, really: beer + chicken = happy dads. Beer cooked inside a chicken = ecstatic dads. All kidding aside, the aromas from the beer make this one of the juiciest, most flavorful chickens you'll ever eat.
Make beer can chicken
Grilled Pizza 4 of 10Grills aren't just for burgers. Show Dad you know your way around the grill with a pie that's better than anything you could get delivered.
Make grilled pizza
Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs 5 of 10We say, the more meat, the merrier! Make these, and you might even get your husband to pick up his laundry. Maybe.
Make bacon-wrapped hot dogs
Tobacco Onion Ring Sliders 6 of 10These sliders are piled high with the thinnest, crunchiest onion rings you have ever tasted. It's like hitting up his favorite fast food joint — only with a better quality burger.
Make tobacco onion ring sliders
Spicy Baby Back Ribs 7 of 10Grab the napkins! Dad will need 'em when he's going to town on these spicy, dry-rubbed baby back ribs.
Make spicy baby back ribs
Carolina-style Chicken Wings 8 of 10Marinated in classic Carolina vinegar-based sauce, these wings are so good, they'll have Dad doing the chicken dance in no time.
Make Carolina-style chicken wings
Stuffed Burgers 9 of 10Tell Dad to stuff it this Father's Day! He won't take it as an insult when you serve him one of these mouthwatering stuffed burgers.
Make stuffed burgers
Father’s Day Cupcakes 10 of 10End your Father's Day feast with some adorable cupcakes that are sure to make Dad feel like the special guy that he is.
Make Father's Day cupcakes
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