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Broccoli Salad With Bacon
This salad is always a hit! Ingredients include raisins, red onion, and bacon. Add walnuts or sunflower seeds if you like, and feel free to add more sugar if you like a sweeter dressing.Continue to 2 of 9 below.
02 of 09
Sweet and Sour Corn and Bean Salad
Corn and 3 kinds of beans are featured in this delicious sweet and sour salad. The dressing is a basic mixture of oil, vinegar, and sugar. This sugar can be thrown together in less than 10 minutes. Just drain the vegetables, do a little chopping, and it's salad! Try to prepare the salad at least 4 hours before you plan to serve it for the very best flavor.Continue to 3 of 9 below.
03 of 09
Grilled vegetables are another excellent option for summer meals, and this grilled eggplant is a good example. Feel free to use zucchini or summer squash instead of eggplant.Continue to 4 of 9 below.
04 of 09
Juicy Grilled Burgers
This recipe for basic juicy burgers includes topping ideas and tips. Top your burgers off with fried onion rings, peppers, cheese, tomatoes, or bacon. Always use a burger mixture with a good amount of fat (80/20 and 85/15 are good ratios), but make sure to make the burger patties large to account for shrinkage.
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05 of 09
Grilled Salmon Burgers
These burgers are made with a mixture of fresh chopped salmon with Asian seasonings. These flavorful burgers are an excellent way to enjoy salmon.Continue to 6 of 9 below.
06 of 09
There's nothing like homemade ice cream on a hot summer day! Whether you're planning to entertain or want to treat your family, you need to try these recipes.
Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream: Fresh cherries and semisweet chocolate make this rich ice cream to die for.
Creamy Southern Buttermilk Ice Cream: The tangy flavor of this ice cream is amazing. The buttermilk is added to a cream custard mixture and then frozen in an ice cream maker.
Blackberry Ice Cream With Sour Cream: Fresh summer... blackberries and sour cream make this an ice cream rich in flavor and color.
Maple Walnut Ice Cream: The deep maple flavor in this ice cream comes from dark maple syrup and optional maple flakes.Continue to 7 of 9 below.
07 of 09
No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This cheesecake will wow your friends and family, and it takes so little time and effort to prepare. Make it about 4 hours in advance so it will have plenty of time to chill.Continue to 8 of 9 below.
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Whole Grilled Onions
This grilled (or baked) sweet onions are filled with a simple mixture of butter and seasonings. Garnish them with some fresh chopped parsley if you'd like.