Romaine Hearts Mediterranean by Ellie Krieger: This quick and classic salad is a surefire hit as an appetizer or alongside grilled main courses.
Vegetable Kebabs by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner: Low in calories but packed with flavor, these colorful kebabs can be cooked under the broiler or on a barbecue.
Three-Color Potato Salad by Myra Goodman: Full of green beans, olives, red onions and a spectrum of potatoes, this simple make-ahead side dish is as healthy as it is appealing to the eye.
Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookie Sandwiches With Roasted Cinnamon Ice Cream by Regan Daley: These ice cream sandwiches will delight kids and the young at heart, and homemade ice cream shows just how much you care.
Grown-up Chocolate Bourbon Balls by Abby Dodge: A cinch to make and easily modified to suit Dad's taste, these candies make a sweet gift packaged and tied with ribbon.
To offer a toast at any Father's Day gathering, here are gentleman-friendly cocktail recipes:
My Favorite Bloody Mary by James Beard
Rob Roy by Nick Mautone
Watermelon and Basil Martini by Andrew Chase
Michelada by Deborah Schneider