Best Recipes From Red, White and Grill

Chefs Roger Mooking and Elizabeth Karmel team up in this one-hour special to bring you the best grilling recipes for a backyard barbecue.

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BBQ Baked Beans Bruschetta with Cilantro Pesto on Cheesy Texas Cut Toast

Japanese adzuki beans up the ante in this barbecue bruschetta, giving it sweet and nutty depth that plays perfectly with the cilantro pesto spread and cheddar-laced baguette toasts.

Get the Recipe: BBQ Baked Beans Bruschetta with Cilantro Pesto on Cheesy Texas Cut Toast

Creamed Corn Grilled Skillet Cornbread with Strawberry Butter

Elizabeth Karmel kicks country cornbread into high gear by using creamed corn — which gives the batter moist sweetness — and a delicate jam-based strawberry butter.

Get the Recipe: Creamed Corn Grilled Skillet Cornbread with Strawberry Butter

Bamboo Leaf Purple and White Potato

Roger Mooking roasts small spuds in bamboo leaves before tossing them with almond oil, fresh basil and a tangy yogurt sauce for his anything-but-ordinary potato salad.

Get the Recipe: Bamboo Leaf Purple and White Potato Salad

Grilled Saute of Garden Greens with Smoked Bacon

Rainbow chard is at its peak from June through August; make the most of it with this smoky side dish that gets its flavor from thick-cut bacon, chile flakes and garlic.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Saute of Garden Greens with Smoked Bacon

Tandoori Style Octopus with Fennel Slaw

Think tandoori is too hot for your taste? Not to fear: This version skips the cayenne, so it's milder than most. The fennel slaw is also cooling, with a mix of honey, celery, and both pear and red wine vinegars.

Get the Recipe: Tandoori Style Octopus with Fennel Slaw

Backyard Barbecue Ribs with Spicy Cola Barbecue Sauce

St. Louis-style ribs, aka Kansas City ribs, work best in this recipe; they're a leaner cut of the sparerib that lays flat for ideal grilling. Slathered with a sweet and spicy sauce, they're simply irresistible.

Get the Recipe: Backyard Barbecue Ribs with Spicy Cola Barbecue Sauce

Buffalo Burger, Buffalo Mozzarella, Buffalo Mayo on a Biscuit

For these inventive burgers, lean bison benefits from a few tasty indulgences: gooey melted mozzarella, slightly spicy mayo and Indian-inspired butter biscuits.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Burger, Buffalo Mozzarella, Buffalo Mayo on a Biscuit

Butterflied Grilled Duck with Spicy Watermelon Glaze

Duck doesn't have to be relegated to winter: This version has a summery feel with a sweetly spiced glaze made with fresh watermelon, lime juice, red chile flakes and hot sauce.

Get the Recipe: Butterflied Grilled Duck with Spicy Watermelon Glaze

Whiskey Buttermilk Pie and Texas Tequila Milkshakes

This kicky dessert will have your guests buzzing with its bourbon-spiked custard filling and sugar, lemon and bourbon-soaked fresh fruit topping.

Get the Recipe: Whiskey Buttermilk Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream and Tipsy Blackberries and Peaches

Spiked Watermelon Aqua Fresca

This Watermelon Aqua Fresca and other fruit "aqua frescas" are served all over Mexico. They translate literally as "fresh water" and are delicious. The key is to strain the pulpy fruit to make a clear liquid.

Get the Recipe: Spiked Watermelon Aqua Fresca

Hot Steeped Lime Green Iced Tea

Tired of traditional iced tea? Cool off with this refreshing alternative made with sugar- and lime-tinged green tea.

Get the Recipe: Hot Steeped Lime Green Iced Tea

Hot Dog Ice Cream Sandwich

Don't let your grill have all the fun this summer. Hot dogs get a cool transformation with this clever dessert crafted out of homemade soft serve, sweet bread and raspberry "ketchup."

Get the Recipe: Hot Dog Ice Cream Sandwich