Possibly THE most famous American food. Make a quick homemade slaw with cabbage, pepper and celery and top frankfurters or sausages with it with a moreish snack.
This our ultimate version of a New York favourite. In just 10 minutes you can be enjoying that salty beef, tangy sauerkraut and melting cheese – perfect for a crowdpleasing lunch. Try our other sandwich recipes here...
Few things are more satisfying to eat than tender, sticky ribs. This recipe adds a bourbon kick to the sweet glaze, providing a real depth of flavour. It will go down a storm at your 4 July party.
Hush puppies are little American savoury doughnuts in a polenta batter. A classic side dish for seafood, they are also great for parties. These vegetarian kale ones are perfect dunked into a zingy aioli dip. More vegetarian entertaining ideas here...
Chowder is an American classic dish, thick and creamy with the salty sweet flavours of bacon and clams. Oyster crackers are small, salted crackers added to the top of the soup, a bit like croutons.
How do you make mac 'n' cheese better? Add bacon of course! This oozing cheesy pasta bake is also rich with Red Leicester and finished with a crunchy breadcrumb topping. Double up the recipe to feed a crowd. Check out our epic macaroni cheese recipes here...
Fill bread rolls with meatballs for an easy party snack. This easy sub recipe, made healthy with turkey mince is served with quick sweet potato wedges on the side.
Beef chilli is a classic American sharing dish to please a crowd. Made with chipotle chilli and fresh green chilli this is both warming and with a kick. Serve with guacamole and rice to feed a crowd.
Onion rings are the best match for beer. This version comes from Quality Chop House and is drowned in homemade pickle, coated with beer batter, then deep-fried until crisp and golden.
We like our burgers piled sky-high with ‘the works’ – that means EVERYTHING including our secret sauce (made from four very simple ingredients), sweet and sour onions, emmental cheese, gherkins, frilly lettuce, and more. We love a proper burger, so here are our top recipes to try...
Potato tots are very popular in America. These homemade potato tots, fried egg, spiced avocado and hot sauce make a great 4 July brunch dish.
Chicken wings make the best comfort food. Serve with homemade fries and a quick slaw of white cabbage and red onion and blue cheese for an indulgent dinner.
This is a different way to eat spinach and a great way to get one of your five-a-day. Make this easy steakhouse-style gratin recipe as a side for your US-style feast.
No American BBQ is complete without baked beans. Slow-cooked in maple syrup, bacon and yellow mustard, the beans soak up all the smoky sauce.
Pulled pork is a great recipe to feed a crowd, served up in soft buns with crunchy coleslaw for a party.
This recipe for lemon s’mores meringue pie makes for a stunning dinner party dessert. Toasted marshmallows added to the filling of this pie give it an extra bump of flavour and a gooey texture.
A classic American dessert, baked cheesecake is an easy entertaining idea. The fresh raspberries on top cut through the rich body of the cheesecake. Try our other cheesecake recipes here...
We’ve taken the classic pecan pie to the next level by adding brownie batter. Serve at your party for a crowdpleasing dessert.