• Post last modified:October 5, 2020
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It’s summer time and the grills are out!  Even though classics like burgers and hot dogs never get old,sometimes you need to mix it up and try something new.  These 8 creative grill delights are sure to be crowd pleasers at your next barbecue!

  1. Balsamic vegetables – Almost everyone has tried grilled vegetables but this recipe gives them an extra pop.  Grill your vegetables as usual then add a balsamic marinade.  You can eat them right away or wait for tomorrow.  These veggies are great because the actually taste even better as leftovers!

  2. Mexican corn – Corn is another great summer staple so why not spice it up on the grill with some Mexican flavor? This recipe will change the way that you look at corn!  Just by adding some seasonings, mayo, sour cream, and cheese, your corn goes from the classic corn on the cob to a flavorful burst.

  3. Romaine lettuce – Are you feeling like having a salad?  Cut your romaine heart in half lengthwise, drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.  Toss it on the grill it for two to three minutes on each side while your other food is cooking and serve with some Caesar dressing for the grilled version of a Caesar salad!

  4. Grilled fruit – Grilled fruit is growing more and more popular and can make the perfect dessert to finish off your backyard meal.  Grilled melons, berries and other fruits can be delicious on their own, but adding a little more can make them even better.  If you’re a pineapple fan, try topping your grilled pineapples with some brown sugar rum sauce and ice cream for a decadent treat with this recipe.  Here you can see how well bananas go with some cinnamon and sugar and you can even grill a pie by following this easy recipe.

  5. Banana S’mores – S’mores are a great summer dessert, but this recipe takes them to the next level!  Toss some mini marshmallows, chocolate chips and broken graham crackers into a sliced banana and grill inside tin foil for a mouth watering treat.

  6. Cake – Make your pound cake taste even better by grilling it with some fruit before eating!  You can make your own pound cake with this recipe or you can purchase some at the store and just grill it up after dinner!

  7. Mixed nuts – Want something to snack on?  Try grilling some nuts in a container!  There are both sweet and spicy nut mixes that will be great to munch on at any time of the day this summer.

  8. Cheese – Looking for something a little more elegant?  Don’t worry you can still use your grill!  Grill up some thickly sliced cheese to soften it for a grilled cheese platter .

We hope you enjoy grill season and try a few of these creative treats!  We would love to see pictures of your grilled foods.