Summer is full of long weekend / BBQ holidays! Don’t have your menu planned yet? No need to fret! We’ve got you covered with an all-star lineup of main dishes, side dishes, and epic desserts. Read on for a slew of options that will please everyone from your picky 5-year-old to your food snob BFF.
Let’s start with the main attraction at any barbeque — the meat! We’ve collected an array of options with everyone in mind. Even the burger-haters. (If they exist.)
Put a new twist on caprese by swapping tomatoes for peaches in this irresistible grilled chicken recipe.
Looking for something with a unique touch? Try pork tenderloin paired with the perfect acidic, herby sauce.
Burgers at a barbeque are nothing new, but these burgers might just set a new standard of greatness.
These juicy, tangy turkey burgers will change your mind about this healthy burger meat alternative.
If you’ve never tried this affordable, foolproof cut of beef, there’s no time like Memorial Day to make it happen.
While the majority of the crowd is ogling over the main dish, some people are all about the sides. Make sure you don’t disappoint them by pulling out all the stops with these delectable dishes.
Most people chop up a bunch of random fruits in a bowl and call it fruit salad. But this recipe takes fruit salad to new heights, with a splash of dressing and the perfect combination of fruits.
Say goodbye to Grandma’s oftentimes-frightening potato salad, and hello to an elevated twist on an old classic.
Baked beans are a hit at any barbeque. Try the best baked beans on the internet this time around, and your friends will all be calling you a culinary genius.
Garlic bread on the grill is as good as it sounds — gooey, crunchy, and smokey all in one bite.
Did somebody say bacon butter? Yes, yes they did.
And it’s finally time for dessert — if you still have room! Round out the meal with something delightfully sweet.
1. Fruit Pizza
Whip up this easy red, white, and blue dessert for the tastiest way to show your patriotism on Memorial Day.
When you’re full to the brim of other barbeque goodness, this lighter dessert fare might strike your fancy.
Ah, nothing says summer like fresh strawberries. Put them to the best use in this gorgeous, from-scratch pie.
A simple dessert that doesn’t sacrifice on taste? We’re in.
Those who will stand for nothing less than a rich, chocolatey dessert will love you forever when you bring this pie to the party.