With Memorial Day behind us, summer is officially here. And for us, that means grill season!
We love cooking on the grill -- the flavor, the flame, the ritual, the not-heating-up-our-tiny-kitchen. So we thought we'd share with you our 11 favorite grilling recipes for the upcoming summer season.
We're off next week for some downtime at the beach. But we'll be back with a full food report, and we've got some fun things planned for June.
In the meantime, get grilling! It's going to be an awesome summer.
Burgers with Blue Cheese Mayo and Sherry Vidalia Onions
Every bite of these burgers has the perfect mix of sweet and vinegar and salty and cheesy and peppery and buttery amazingness. Get the recipe.
Spicy Korean Grilled Pork
Simple, perfect grilled pork with a delectable Korean sauce. Get the recipe.
Grilled Okra with Red Curry-Lime Dressing
We loved the simplicity -- and the smoky-spicy flavors -- of this unexpectedly delicious grilled okra. Get the recipe.
Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums
A perfect summer salad. Get the recipe.
Best BBQ Chicken with Simple Barbecue Sauce
We first made this chicken way back in 2008, and it's still the best barbecued chicken recipe we've ever come across. Get the recipe.
Post-Grill Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak
This steak -- which you marinate after grilling it -- made us forget everything we thought we knew about cooking meat on the grill. Get the recipe.
Caramelized-Onion and Gorgonzola Grilled Pizza
This recipe, from dear, departed Gourmet magazine in 2008, kicked off our love affair with making pizza on the grill. It's amazing. Get the recipe.
Grilled Mussels with Herb Butter
Probably the easiest thing you'll ever grill -- and one of the tastiest. Get the recipe.
Grilled Thai Chicken and Eggplant with Basil
Classic Thai flavors get an update -- and a smoky char -- on the grill. Get the recipe.
"Cold-Grilled" Ribeye Steaks with Gremolata
The best way to get seared steaks that are perfectly done in the middle? Throw them on the grill while they're still cold. Get the recipe.