20 Classic American Recipes for BBQs, Picnics, & More!

20 Classic American Recipes for BBQs, Picnics, & More!

Classic American fare is hearty, delicious, and makes you feel right at home. Deliciously prepared meats, creamy and flavorful sides, and fruity desserts make up this American menu that's perfect for summer get-togethers. Invite your friends and family over to enjoy these incredible dishes!

MAIN COURSES
Chicago Style Hot Dog: This hot dog had so many great flavors and textures...a little sweet, spicy, and crunchy.
 
Ultimate BLT Sandwich: The BLT goes gourmet with olive oil mayo, salad greens, and pepper bacon.

All-American Hamburgers: This juicy hamburger will cost you less than a $1.50 to prepare!
 
BBQ Pork Ribs: The meat falls off the bone with these BBQ pork ribs and the flavor is fantabulous.

Macaroni and Cheese: This macaroni and cheese recipe is a one pan recipe. No pre-cooking of macaroni. Only problem is you can't double the recipe. Oh well, just cook two seperate pans. Your family will love it and so will you.

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Sandwiches: These fabulous sandwiches feature pork shoulder that is slow cooked in a scrumptious sauce made with Campbell's® Condensed French Onion Soup, ketchup, vinegar and brown sugar, to serve on sandwich buns.
 
Herb-Pepper Sirloin Steak: This yummy steak will be a hit with the whole family!
 
Lemonade Fried Chicken: This clever recipe creates crispy chicken with a delicious lemon flavor.
 
SIDE DISHES

All-American Potato Salad: Bring this to your next picnic or BBQ and really impress your friends and relatives!
 
Country Biscuits: We country folk know the importance of good home cooking.
 
Tuna Macaroni Salad: This quick salad could be a side dish or a light lunch. Very filling and simple to make.

Corn Bread: This is a delicious-tasting corn bread you'll really like!
 
Lemon Dill Egg Salad: With a few more ingredients, this egg salad is truly delicious.

Classic Coleslaw: This old favorite is perfect for any summertime barbecues or get-togethers!
 
Honey Corn on the Cob: Add some more sweetness to your corn on the cob by using honey and garlic. This makes corn on the cob go from ordinary to extraordinary.
 
DESSERTS
All American Vanilla Ice Cream: Make your very own vanilla ice cream by following this simple method. Your kids will love this!

Key Lime Pie: A wonderful summertime pie that keeps them coming back for more!

Russ’s Jello Salad: An easily-made tasty treat that everyone will enjoy.

Americana Apple Pie
: This red white and blue pie is the winner of Recipe4Living's Political and Presidential Recipe Contest! It would be a fabulous all-American treat served at your Presidential Parties or any flag waving day. It uses cranberries, apples and blueberries and it's very quick and easy to make!  Make it extra scrumptious and top the warm pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Granny’s Blackberry Cobbler
: Picking the berries on our rural property means I always have plenty on hand to make this delicious cobbler all year long.

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