10 Most Popular American Barbecues

Mac and Cheese

This homemade mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, made from scratch and cooked either on the stovetop or baked with a buttery breadcrumb topping.

BBQ Chicken Wings

Crispy baked chicken wings drenched in a sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce. Perfect as a standalone dish or as part of a BBQ spread.

Classic BBQ Sauce

A simple homemade BBQ sauce with minimal ingredients. Easy to make and you probably already have everything you need.

Pulled Pork Sandwich

These Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches require only three ingredients and are ideal for feeding a crowd, made in a crockpot, slow cooker, or Instant Pot.

Burnt Ends

Tender brisket cubes coated in BBQ sauce and cooked until caramelized. Burnt ends make a delicious main course or appetizer.


Beef brisket, though time-consuming, is easy to make. Requires a BBQ paste rub and BBQ sauce for full flavor.

Baked Beans

Sweet, smoky, and bacony, these baked beans are a BBQ essential. Ready in about 90 minutes and perfect for any barbecue spread.

Creamy Potato Salad

A cool, tangy twist on classic potato salad, this creamy dill version is a quick and easy side dish perfect for any BBQ or potluck.

Corn Bread

An ideal side for any BBQ, cornbread is perfect for soaking up juices and sauces from your main dishes.

Red Cabbage Slaw

This wholesome Red Cabbage Apple Slaw is a delicious side that pairs wonderfully with BBQ chicken or pork.