Grilling Menus: Classic Summer Party

Sit back for a casual backyard get-together with Paula, Sunny and lots of Southern-inspired dishes, from creamy deviled eggs to corn pudding to sweet tea.

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Summer Chopped Salad with Ranch Dressing

Use crispy, fresh farmers' market finds for this classic American salad. Immersing vegetables in boiling salted water and plunging them into ice water (called "blanching" or "refreshing") is the key to keeping this salad crunchy and bright.

Get the Recipe: Summer Chopped Salad with Ranch Dressing

Tangy Barbecued Chicken

Make your barbecued chicken special with our quick, made-from-scratch barbecue sauce. Grill over direct heat until the skin gets crispy, then move to a cooler section of the grill to prevent burning.

Get the Recipe: Tangy Barbecue Chicken

Corn Pudding

This classic summer comfort food is a great for-a-crowd casserole. Cream cheese and cheddar cheese alongside frozen and creamed corn make the dish even richer.

Get the Recipe: Corn Pudding

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