This Weekend’s Special – More Ya Gotta Be Grillin’

It’s a gorgeous day in New Hampshire and the weekend promises more of the same. Yesterday, I made a few suggestions for an elegant outdoor feast.

Today it’s all about living and grilling easy in T-shirts, shorts and sneakers. Here are a few ideas:

Relax with a beer, Shandy or a glass of wine and nibble a chip or two with Guacamole and my Simply Delicious Salsa. Serve either or both. Add a few raw veggies for a lighter, brighter bite. No need to rush, relax and enjoy the perfect evening until you are ready to …

Move on the main event: If you like cheeseburgers you will love my Not Your Ordinary Burger. If you don’t feel like a burger, a really good chicken or turkey sausage is a great alternative to an ordinary hotdog. Spicy or mild, there are lots of good alternatives in your supermarket. And for a few great side dishes, how about New Potato Salad with Gorgonzola and Jicama Slaw or my Crunchy Salad with Apples & Grapes.

End with something sweet: If you’ve got kids running around playing hide and seek or flashlight tag, brownies, cookies or bars are the answer! Try a batch of my nieces’ favorite Peanut Butter Brownies. For more grown up tastes you can’t beat Espresso Brownies.
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Have a wonderful weekend! Bon appétit!

Want more? Click Here! for more seasonal menus or Here! for a complete list of and links to all the recipes on this blog!

What’s on tap for you this weekend? I’d love to hear from you! Let’s get a conversation going. To make a comment, just click on Comments below. I’d be delighted to add you to the growing list of blog subscribers. To subscribe: just scroll back up, fill in your email address and click on the Sign Me Up button.

And if you’ve got a minute … many thanks for taking a look at my philanthropic project Eat Well-Do Good. Why not join me at the next Eat Well-Do Good dinner?

Flashlight Tag photo credit dlnwelch on Flickr

© Susan W. Nye, 2012

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