Our summer days are waning, y’all, which means it’s high time we kick some serious summertime cooking into high gear! Whether you’re cooking on a lazy Saturday afternoon, or grilling for a crowd, here are 10 summer recipes you simple MUST have in your repertoire! Recipes that have to happen to make summer truly taste like summer. Check them out, then let us know what your “must-have” summertime recipes are!
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken 1 of 10Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken is a classic recipe that makes a perfect meal to feed a crowd. Just toss everything in a crockpot and you've got plenty of food for your summer potluck!
Make slow cooker BBQ chicken
Best Ever Basic Burger 2 of 10Who needs a fancy hunk of beef? When you know how to make a perfect basic burger, you've got everything you need to satisfy your summertime cravings!
Make best ever basic burger
Chicago Hot Dogs 3 of 10Chicago Hot Dogs take a simple summertime staple, drag them through the garden, and make them a meal. Here's everything you need to know about making them at home.
Make Chicago hot dog
Kahlua Pork 4 of 10Kahlua Pig is the ultimate slow cooker meal to feed a crowd! You won't believe how easy it is to make either.
Make Kahlua pork
Baked Beans with Bacon and Beer 5 of 10Baked beans with bacon and beer take traditional summertime side dishes to a whole new level of delicious.
Make baked beans with bacon and beer
Buttermilk Potato Salad 6 of 10Buttermilk potato salad is even better than plain old potato salad. Promise! You need this recipe in your belly!
Make buttermilk potato salad
Grilled Summer Corn 7 of 10Grilled corn isn't hard to make, but there is some technique to getting it just right. Find your favorite flavor and method for grilling corn from 8 fabulous recipes.
Make 8 favorite recipes for summer corn
Banana-Strawberry Nutella Shortcake 8 of 10Strawberry shortcake is a summertime classic, but there's more than one way to serve this traditional dish. For example, try this decadent strawberry-banana Nutella shortcake. It's simple, easy, and absurdly eye-catching!
Make strawberry banana Nutella shortcake
Grilled Veggie Pizza 9 of 10Enjoy fresh summer veggies plus the taste of pizza without heating up your kitchen with the oven. Fire up that grill and get your pizza on!
Make grilled veggie pizza
Summertime Mojitos 10 of 10Cocktail recipes in the summer are like ice touched to the lips of an angel. They's just gooood. And a minty mojito? If you don't know how to make one already, it's high time you learn!
Make a classic mojito