Michael’s Summer Favorites on the Grill

Don't let summer pass you by without making these crowd-pleasing favorites for any cookout or barbecue.

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Sticky Barbecue Onions

It’s all about the onions here. These sticky-sweet beauties are draped in a ketchup-mustard barbecue sauce to create the ultimate side dish.

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Grilled White Pizza

One of our fans says, "This was such a GREAT pizza. First time EVER making pizza far less on the grill!" Cooking the pizza on the grill gives the crust an extra crispy finish.

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Grilled Chicken With Redeye BBQ Sauce

Since there’s sugar in the barbecue sauce, don’t add it to the chicken until you move the meat to indirect heat. Otherwise the sauce will burn on the flames.

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Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Put a summer spin on a classic Parm by grilling the eggplant for a smoky bite.

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Grilled Corn with Ranchovy Butter

Transform grilled corn with Michael’s perfectly savory ranch-style butter with salty anchovies.

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Moussaka on the Grill

Michael celebrates his Greek heritage with this classic, creamy favorite.

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Gyro-Style Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki and Grilled Onions

A homemade tzatziki sauce with fresh mint, dill and lemon brightens up Michael’s juicy lamb burgers.

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Cast-Iron Chicken and Dumplings

"We love this meal!" one fan tells us. "I make it just as the recipe calls for, and our family all give it 5 stars!"

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Clams with Sausage and Peppers over Rice Pilaf

Who says you can’t cook clams on the grill?! Michael uses foil packets to gently steam the shellfish.

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Sticky Ribs

Coated in a sticky glaze made with light beer and ginger, these beef short ribs are sure to be a crowd favorite for any summer barbeque.

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Ranch-Rubbed Pork Ribs

The secret here is Michael’s homemade ranch rub, which he puts together with a mix of buttermilk powder and dried herbs and spices.

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Planked Everything Bagel Spiced Salmon

Michael coats the salmon with tangy Dijon so the seasoning has something to stick to.

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Pastrami-Rubbed Brisket

Grilled low and slow and seasoned with a homemade pastrami seasoning blend of mustard seeds, cracked black pepper and coriander, this juicy brisket turns out perfectly tender every time.

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Grilled Peaches with Citrus Mascarpone

Gently grilling the peaches lets the natural sugars in the fruit be released.

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Grilled Apple Crisp

Apple crisp gets the summer treatment when you cook it in a cast-iron skillet on the grill.

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