Summer starts this weekend. Pools open. Lucky kids and teachers are already out of school. It’s time to head outside, get together with friends and fire up the grill.
If you need some ideas for recipes to cook this weekend, here’s a list to get you started:
Barbeque Pepper Jack Chicken – My sister adds bacon to these. You can do the same if you’re feeling decadent and brave.
Pulled Pork – Fantastic and it feeds a crowd!
World’s Best Burger – I figure many of you are making classic burgers and hot dogs this weekend. This is a tasty twist on the classic.
Black Bean and Corn Salsa – Easy and it uses pantry ingredients
Guacamole – I love this stuff!
Southern-Asian Fusion Dip – A different kind of chip dip
Baked Potato Dip – Hot and melty goodness
Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese – A twist on the classic. Bake it or put it in the slow cooker to keep it warm.
Tropical Salad – Fantastic with Hawaiian Grilled Chicken
Cucumbers and Onions – Easy and good.
Quick Cole Slaw – As in 5 minutes quick.
Microwave Corn on the Cob – Super, simple way to cook the classic.
Pasta Salad – Makes a big bowl, chocked full of fresh veggies.
Hawaiian Cole Slaw – Everyone loves this.
Chocolatey Texas Sheet Cake – A big cake for a hungry group.
S’mores Pie – Classic summer dessert in a pie, topped with toasted marshmallows.
Dad’s Brownie Sundae – Pure fun!
Gooey Turtle Bars – Caramel, chocolate and pecans. What more do you need?
Judy’s Strawberry Pie – Delish!
Strawberry Shortcake – Show off the summer berries.
Cherry Cobbler – You might want to have some vanilla ice cream to top this one.
Homemade Coconut Macadamia Ice Cream – Simple and fantastic.
Homemade Coffee Ice Cream – Yum!
Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream – One of the most searched for recipes on this site.