Summer Entertaining Recipes

Savor the flavors of the season with our burgers, grilling ideas and more hot-weather essentials great for summer entertaining.


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Buffalo Deviled Eggs

Buffalo Deviled Eggs
Makes 18
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m
Stand 10 m

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Video: How to Make Rice Krispies Bars

Rice Krispie Bars


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Black Bean and Avocado Dip

Black Bean and Avocado Dip
Makes 5
Prep 20 m

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Video: How to Make Butterfly Cupcakes

How to Make Butterfly Cupcakes


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Pimento Cheese Crostini

Pimento Cheese Crostini
Makes 40
Prep 15 m
Chill 60 m
Heat 4 m
Heat (toast)

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Video: How to Make Strawberry Carrots

How to Make Dipped Strawberries "Carrots"


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Korean-Style Fried Wings

Korean-Style Fried Wings
Makes 24
Prep 24 m
Fry 36 m
Fry (12 minutes per batch)

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Shrimp Salad Sliders

Shrimp Salad Sliders
Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 3 m

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Asparagus Orzo Salad

Asparagus Orzo Salad
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 11 m

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Roasted Tomato Panzanella

Roasted Tomato Panzanella
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Roast 20 m
Grill 6 m
Grill or broil

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Kale and Jicama Slaw

Kale and Jicama Slaw/
Makes 8
Prep 30 m

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Chocolate-Coconut Bars with Walnuts

 Chocolate-Coconut Bars with Walnuts
Makes 24
Prep 25 m
Bake 45 m
Microwave 2 - 3 m
Microwave (2 1/2 minutes)

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Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 41 m

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DIY Summer Table Setting


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Video: Slow Cooking Chicken Cacciatore

An Italian Classic in the Slow Cooker: Chicken Cacciatore


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Organic Baby Lettuces and Quinoa Salad

Organic Baby Lettuces and Quinoa Salad
Makes 6
Prep 20 m

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Classic Pizza Margherita

Classic Pizza Margherita
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Bake 14 m

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Video: Homemade Pizza Dough

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough


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Summer Minestrone

Summer Minestrone
Makes 12
Prep 30 m
Cook 16 m

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How to Cut Corn Off the Cob


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Rustic Grilled Vegetable Tart

Rustic Grilled Vegetable Tart
Makes 8
Prep 30 m
Grill 10 m
Bake 10 m
Bake 65 m
Cool 15 m

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Blueberry-Thyme Pie

Blueberry-Thyme Pie
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Bake 15 m
Bake 55 - 60 m

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Video: Homemade Pie Dough

How to Make Pie Dough


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Video: Double Cherry Slab Pie Recipe

Cute Cherry Dessert: Double Cherry Slab Pie


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Chili-Lime Swordfish and Grilled Corn

Chili-Lime Swordfish and Grilled Corn
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Marinate 20 m
Grill 10 m
Cook 3 m

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Video: Grilling Vegetables

How To Grill Vegetables


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Coffee-Rubbed Steak with Charred Zucchini

Coffee-Rubbed Steak with Charred Zucchini
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Grill 14 m
Stand 5 m
Microwave 90 seconds

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Video: How to Cut Beef Tenderloin

How to Cut Beef Tenderloin for the Grill


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Chicken and Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Chicken and Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Good to know: Always choose firm-ripe avocados for grilling: Gently press near the stem end with your thumb; there should be some give, without being too soft. Look for skin that is dark green, almost black. If not yet ripe enough, store on the counter in a paper bag for 24 hours and test again.

Makes 5
Prep 15 m
Grill 24 m

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Video: Salsa Roja Recipe

Roasted Salsa Roja in Three Steps


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BBQ Burgers

BBQ Burgers
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Grill 12 m

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Video: Salsa Verde Recipe

Salsa Verde in 30 Minutes


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Grilled Ratatouille

Grilled Ratatouille
Makes 4
Prep 35 m
Marinate 30 m
Grill 14 m

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Video: How to Make a Mojito

How to Make a Mojito


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Pork and Plum Skewers

Pork and Plum Skewers
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 8 m
Grill 6 m

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Video: How to Make a Sunset Sangria

Sunset Sangria--Happy Hour with Recipe.com


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Strawberry Agua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca
Makes 5
Prep 10 m

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Grilled Chicken with Peach Barbecue Sauce

Grilled Chicken with Peach Barbecue Sauce
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 30 m
Grill 30 m

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Spicy Chipotle Burgers

Spicy Chipotle Burgers
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Grill 10 m

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Pepper Aioli

Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Pepper Aioli
Makes 9
Prep 25 m
Cook 4 m

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Shrimp Po' Boy

Shrimp Po' Boy
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 2 m
Stand 1 m

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Salmon Sliders with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Salmon Sliders with Chipotle Mayonnaise
Makes 16
Prep 15 m
Cook 6 m

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Savory Skewers

Balsamic-Glazed Kielbasa Skewer
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Grill 10 m

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Guacamole with Grilled Quesadillas

Guacamole with Grilled Quesadillas
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 10 m
Grill 2 m

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Warm Fingerling Potato Salad

Warm Fingerling Potato Salad
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 20 m

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Grilled Panzanella Salad

Grilled Panzanella Salad
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Grill 14 m
Stand 30 m

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Stand 15 m
Chill 60 m

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Triple Melon Salad

Triple Melon Salad
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 3 m

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Grilled Summer Vegetables and Romesco Sauce

Grilled Summer Vegetables and Romesco Sauce
Makes 8
Prep 30 m
Grill 10 m

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Cherry Galette

Cherry Galette
Makes 8
Prep 30 m
Cool 60 m
Bake 55 m

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Strawberry Cornmeal Shortcake

Strawberry Cornmeal Shortcake
Makes 8
Prep 25 m
Bake 15 m

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Berry Margarita Cheesecake Squares

Berry Margarita Cheesecake Squares
Prep 15 m
Bake 35 m
Chill 1 m

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Cherry-Berry Sangria

Cherry-Berry Sangria
Makes 8
Prep 5 m
Cool 120 m

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Peach Bellini

Peach Bellini
Makes 12
Prep 10 m

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Grilled Bruschetta Caprese

Grilled Bruschetta Caprese
Prep 15 m
Grill 2 m

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New-Wave Surf and Turf with Avocado-Orange Salsa

New-Wave Surf and Turf with Avocado-Orange Salsa
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Marinate 30 - 240 m
Grill 13 m
Stand 5 m

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Wild Rice and Corn Salad

Wild Rice and Corn Salad
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Cook 15 m

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Vietnamese Vegetable Pinwheels

Vietnamese Vegetable Pinwheels
Prep 20 m
Chill 120 - 240 m

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Baby Lettuce and Arugula Salad with Summer Tomato Dressing

Baby Lettuce and Arugula Salad with Summer Tomato Dressing
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 3 m