Chuck's Day Off: Easy Recipes For Entertaining
Chuck Hughes from Chuck's Day Off has great recipes and ideas for your next party or gathering. Cook and review his easy entertaining recipes.
Endive and Grape Salad with Pear Vinaigrette
Chuck likes to start with a light touch and this salad recipe comes together in a flash.
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Classic Onion Rings Recipe
You could be eating these crispy, decadent onion rings in 20 minutes. Slide on a burger or fry up a crowd-pleasing snack basket.
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Peach Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
If you have stone fruit like peaches in season, this recipe is unreal. Secret weapons: prosciutto and maple syrup.
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Crab Stuffed Potato Skins
Potato skins are great for any gathering -- whether tailgating or for the holidays. The tender crab serves to add a little sophistication to the mix.
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Cauliflower and Arugula Salad Recipe
Not sure if your kids (or guests) like cauliflower? Trust us -- the bacon and honey in this salad will create converts.
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Fresh Mussels with Bacon and Rapini
Depending on your party, mussels can be a great starter or main. This hearty shellfish dish takes no time at all.
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Chicken Nuggets à la Chuck Hughes
Buttermilk is Chuck's secret in these amazing chicken nuggets. Perfect as a party appetizer or for a kid-friendly dinner... plus, you actually know what's in them.
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Grandma's Homemade Ketchup
If you've never tried a homemade ketchup recipe, this really rocks. The flavor is complex and it's a great use for seasonal produce.
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Spinach and Lemon Risotto with Shrimp
Chuck's created a light, fresh Italian dish punctuated with succulent shrimp. The lemon adds bright notes and lends balance to this main.
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Lobster Fettuccine Recipe
Need a great dish for a special occasion or celebration? Lobster is an excellent option and when used in a pasta, it's a great way to stretch your dollar.
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Filet of Sole on Barley with Grainy Mustard Sauce
Prepping the sole is a cinch and if you don't have lobster stock, store-bought seafood or fish stock (or clam juice) will work.
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Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe
Cupcakes may be over but this red velvet recipe is always in vogue. Try this party-perfect, can't-miss treat.
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Chuck's Chocolate Raspberry Filled Cake
The great surprise of this chocoholic wonder is the chocolate mousse and raspberry filling. 100% irresistible.
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Craving More Chuck Hughes Recipes?
Watch Chuck cook up some of his favorite recipes from Chuck's Day Off here.
Watch the Video: Chuck's Favorite Recipes