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The Formula for a Perfect Summer Cookout


Whether it’s a family get-together or just hanging out with friends, there’s no better summertime party than a cookout. We’ve got the perfect formula for a great one:

Protein + 2 Side Dishes + Dessert + 2 Beverages = THE PERFECT COOKOUT

Select from the recipes below to plan your party:

1. Select a Meat

Folks always remember what came off the grill, so try one of these:

Peach BBQ Ribs
Peach BBQ Ribs
BBQ Bacon Burger
BBQ Bacon Burger
Blackberry BBQ Chicken
Blackberry BBQ Chicken

2. Pick some Sides

What you serve alongside that main dish is just as important:

Chow Chow Potato Salad
Bacon Wrapped Corn
Pickled Okra Salad
Tomato Cucumber Salad

3. What’s for Dessert?

Every cookout needs a sweet finish:

Peach Blueberry Pie
Southern Coconut Cake
Red White and Blueberry Cupcakes

4. Beverage Anyone?

Your guests will need something cool to beat the summer heat:

Southern Sweet Tea
Blue Lightnin’ Summer Sangria
Strawberry Lemonade

With these recipes, your next summer cookout is sure to be a hit. Share pictures of your next get together using the #MyLoveless hashtag, and we might feature you on one of our social media accounts!