Gridiron Hero Sandwich

This take-along two-foot sandwich will feed up to 8 ravenous tailgaters. A good Italian delicatessen will carry the Italian specialty sausages, the pepperoncini and cherry peppers, and the bread that holds it all. Serve with potato chips. …

Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Shoulder

Long and slow is the way to prepare shoulder for this pulled pork. Serve with coleslaw and potato salad. End the meal with icy watermelon slices. …

Taquitos al Pastor

These tightly rolled tacos can served as a main dish or cut into bite size pieces for an appetizer. Have sour cream or guacamole to garnish.
Serve with Spanish rice and refried beans.…

Tropical Ham Salad Sandwiches

Hawaiian-style potato chips, slaw, or macaroni salad would be a natural alongside these easy-to-make sandwiches. In addition to using it as a sandwich filling, you can use the ham salad to fill an avocado half, to top a green salad, …

Country-Style Ribs with Mojo

Stay in the Caribbean style and serve these ribs with grilled plantains or coconut rice. If you like, you can use the mojo marinade on other cuts of pork as well—try it with roasts, chops, and tenderloins.…

Make-It-Mine Pork Kabobs

Have you ever tried black rice? Steam it and toss with sliced green onion as a bed for these flavorful kabobs—their color will really pop atop the black rice. Or, consider serving the kabobs over fluffy, quick-cooking couscous. If using