End of Summer Barbecue Menus and Party Tips

End of Summer Barbecue Menus and Party Tips

Don't let summer end without celebrating the warm weather one last time with an end-of-summer barbecue!

As much as I hate to think about it, summer is coming to a close. School is back in session, the month of August is almost over and pretty soon the warm weather will leave us too. So let's make sure we give ourselves one last hurrah and host an end-of-summer barbecue with some of the "summeriest" recipes on Recipe4Living!


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Summer is all about the fresh ingredients so take advantage with a nice homemade salsa, soup or hors' dourve!

Mozzarella Skewers

Chipotle Peach Salsa with Cilantro

Summer Cuke Soup

Garlic Tomato Dip

Avocado Mango Salsa

Main Courses Start up that grill while you still can and make some ribs, chicken or seafood skewers.

Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Ribs

Caribbean Grilled Chicken

Barbecue Seafood Skewers

Speedy Summer Ratatouille

Tangy Grilled Beef

Side Dishes Soo Simple Summer Chicken Salad

Best Ever Grilled Corn on the Cob

Easy Grilled Potatoes

Tomato Basil Couscous and Lentil Salad

Asparagus with Bacon

Desserts Berries, peaches, watermelon! There are so many fruits that thrive in summer so make them count with these tasty desserts!

Summertime Delight Watermelon Sorbet

Summer Fruit Toss

Grilled Peaches

Lemon Cake

Quick and Easy No Bake Summer Pie


Summer drinks are the most refreshing, so sit back and relax with any of these refreshing suggestions!

Italian Summer Drink

Summer Iced Tea

Frozen Summer Slush

Summer Melon Smoothie


Presentation Pointers: 1. Give your tables a summery feel with red and white checkered tablecloths.

2. Serve the food buffet style, each course on it's own fun and summery platter!

3. Provide games and activities for kids (and even adults) to participate in like a water balloon toss or a pinata!

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