Throw An End of Summer Barbecue
Start things off with crazy cool recipes like pizza dip and delicious barbecued shrimp. Grill up some ribs and burgers for the main course, and end with some crowd-pleasing cobblers and pies.
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Jump to a great start with delicious dips and a few shrimp starters!
Blue Corn Chip Taco Salad
We’ll miss our grill once the weather gets colder! Use it now for the best burger ever.
Buffalo Style Burger
Toasted Cheese, Avocado and Tomato Sandwiches
Oven Barbecue Ribs
Pork and Shrimp Burgers from Cooper’s Kitchen
Potatoes with Sauce
Roasted Rosemary Vegetables
Summer Orzo Salad
Basil Corn on the Cob
Fresh fruits start to run dry after summer, so use the rest of them in a cobbler or pie.
Blueberry Peach Cobbler
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
Fresh Apple Cake
Summertime sippers are fun, fruity and color. These drinks all fit the bill.
Lime Gin Fizz
- Husks on or off, there's really no need to soak the ears or remove the silks (they'll come off with the husk). Place on hot grill. If husks are on, let them char a bit to impart a wonderfully smoky flavor to the corn and grill six to eight minutes. Or remove husks for beautiful color and taste (the heat caramelizes the sugar in the corn) and grill for 3 minutes.
- For tender ribs on the barbecue grill, first make sure they have been cut apart (if they are beef ribs) or for pork ribs, rolled up. Stand ribs up in a crock pot adding a little water so they don't stick to the bottom. Heat on high for several hours before throwing on the grill to finish cooking and soak up BBQ sauce. They come out super tender.
- Control the flames on a barbecue grill by having a pint spray bottle of water mixed with 1 teaspoon baking soda.
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