Last updated January 12, 2014
This collection of recipes will help you celebrate the end of summer. Gather up your friends and family, light up the grill and enjoy the great outdoors.
These little beauties are simple to make, but boy are they packed with flavor. Marinated in beer and hot sauce and grilled up to a perfect crisp. This is the best summer chicken recipe I’ve ever created. It’s bursting with fresh citrus flavor and is super juicy thanks to the thin pancetta. Marinated in Corona and buttermilk and wrapped with a jalapeno ring. Entrees Perfectly seasoned, tender steak topped with a fresh green bean salsa and compound butter. This versatile recipe can be used for chicken breasts, pork chops, kabobs or even ribs. You prepare the meat with a quick 30-minute marinade in garlic, cherry peppers and green onions. Then, you finish it off with a sweet and slightly spicy glaze. Simple secrets to a great rib-eye. You can make these ribs ahead of time and grill them when the company arrives. The recipe even includes homemade sauce. Fall-off-the-bone delicious! Sides These bite-size beauties are juicy, flavorful and tender ~ a perfect summer treat to accompany grilled steak. Each cavity is filled with its own lemony butter dipping sauce that marinades the artichoke heart while the leaves get a nice smoky char. This recipe creates a simple, rich and super creamy basic macaroni and cheese. With a mix of zesty sausage and sweet maple syrup, you can’t have a summer barbecue without this classic side. Desserts Grab some fresh fruits and easily make a variety of mini pies to please the crowd. Three layers of chocolate, buttery ecstasy. A thin, unfrosted cake made with sweet rice flour and cream of coconut. Ooey gooey dessert bars with chocolate, toffee, pretzels, stout and one shocking ingredient. Cocktails On a hot summer day, this is the most refreshing cocktail. Like drinking a glass of summer: fresh peaches, savory basil and a splash of lime. Slightly sweet, a little tart and very refreshing. Before you throw your steaks and chicken on the grill, liven up the party with these grilled cocktails: Grilled Margarita, Grilled Pina Colada and Grilled Peach Bellini.