By Anna Kocharian

Published on May 27, 2017

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Photography by BROOKLYN SUPPER

We’re kicking off the unofficial start of summer with mouthwatering dishes you can make outside. Take a look!

Grilled Watermelon and Donut Peach Salad with Balsamic Reduction

With a rich balsamic drizzle and array of fresh summer veggies, this flavor-packed take on grilled watermelon is about to become an instant summer favorite. 
 
Get the recipe on Brooklyn Supper
 
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Grilled Romaine Hearts 

Summer salad comes with a smokey twist in this clever recipe, which only features a handful of easy ingredients and a little sprinkle of cheese. 
 
Get the recipe on Heartbeet Kitchen.
 
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BBQ Short Rib

We can’t wait to sink our teeth into these loaded short rib dogs, garnished with a generous dose of a spicy Korean chili slaw and a sweet peach relish.

Get the recipe on Half Baked Harvest.

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Jalapeno Poppers

Add a little kick to your outdoor fete with these bacon-wrapped jalapeños stuffed with shrimp.

Get the recipe on Spiced.

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Steak Tacos

Taco Tuesday comes with a summer vibe with this savory combo of grilled steak and cilantro chimichurri.

Get the recipe on Feasting At Home.

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Calamari

Calling all seafood lovers! These lime-drenched calamari sticks are best devoured at casual beachfront gatherings with an ice-cold cocktail.

Get the recipe on Steamy Kitchen.

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Watermelon Grilled Cheese Pizza

Grilled watermelon comes topped with a mouthwatering layer of grilled cheese, resulting in one dynamically flavorful take on pizza. 

 

Get the recipe on Cook Republic.
 
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Coconut Honey Lime Chicken Skewers

The best part of a backyard barbecue? Easy to eat dishes, fresh off the grill. This tangy combo has just the right touch of salty and sweet.

Get the recipe on Half Baked Harvest.

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Sweet Potatoes

Skip the french fries and opt for this healthy alternative. Top the dish off with a pancetta and sage vinaigrette for extra zest.

Get the recipe on Cookin’ Canuck.

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Grilled Peaches and Cream

Top off this grilled treat with fresh summer berries and a dollop of whipped coconut cream. 

Get the recipe on The Foodie Affair.

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Shrimp-Boil Kebabs

A mouthwatering lineup featuring corn, sausage, shrimp, and potatoes. These easy skewers are sure to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds.

Get the recipe on Bev Cooks.

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Sesame Asparagus Rafts

Slightly charred and garnished to perfection, these last-minute “rafts” are a BBQ must!

Get the recipe on BBC.

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