Mild, creamy ricotta balances out the charred, tender zucchini.Get the recipe.Hosting a summer get-together? Check out Real Simple’s summer party ideas for help with decorations, invitations, themes, and more.
Upgrade store-bought salsa with grilled peppers and onions for a sweet, smoky dip.Get the recipe.
Briny Feta cheese and fragrant dill are the perfect accompaniment to grilled shellfish.Get the recipe.
Unexpected ingredients—queso fresco (a fresh Mexican cheese), lime juice, and cayenne—lend Mexican flair to this classic side dish.Get the recipe.
Afraid you’ll be short on grill space during the dinner rush? Cook this satisfying mix of zucchini, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, and scallions up to four hours in advance and serve at room temperature.Get the recipe.
Brush the homemade Asian-inspired marinade onto the vegetables before grilling to give them an extra flavor boost.Get the recipe.
Marinate the chicken overnight in buttermilk, garlic, and paprika to keep the meat juicy and delicious.Get the recipe.
Kebabs are an easy, no-fuss way to serve a hungry crowd in minutes—cutting the meat into small pieces allows it to cook quickly and uniformly.Get the recipe.
Top beef burgers with a homemade spicy-sweet salsa for a tropical twist.Get the recipe.
Grill salmon on a cedar plank (available at gourmet food stores) for a smoky, moist fish that will please even the biggest meat-lovers.Get the recipe.
You can lighten up this summertime meal by using turkey sausage instead of pork.Get the recipe.
Baste the chicken with a mix of ketchup, honey, and Worcestershire sauce to create a sweet glaze.Get the recipe.
A spicy slaw balances out baby-back ribs smothered in a sweet and tangy sauce.Get the recipe.
Satisfy vegetarian guests with these simple burgers, which are chock full of couscous, lentils, and other healthy ingredients.Get the recipe.
Chimichurri, a piquant condiment made with parsley, garlic, and vinegar, perks up a simple grilled steak.Get the recipe.