#2
#2

Make the Best Burger, Ever

Why cap off your burger with plain ol' ketchup when you can pile patties high with colorful condiments and tasty toppings?

60 Ways to Build Better Burgers
#4
#4

Reinvent the Popsicle

Start with a fruit or yogurt base (booze optional but encouraged), then mix in fruits, herbs or other surprising ingredients.

15 Ice Pops, Plus 75 Top Summer Sweets
#6
#6

Throw a Ribs Cook-Off

Challenge friends and family to a dueling of the meats: Whose saucy, stick-to-your-fingers ribs will reign champion?

Smoke 'Em Out: 24 Ribs Recipes
#7
#7

Host an Epic Backyard Bash

Start with a signature cocktail, craft simple decorations to set the scene and serve easy-to-prep small bites. 

Your Summer Party Guide