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Grilled Corn on the Cob ~ 31 Days of Grilling Recipes

How To Grill Corn 6

When Silver Queen corn finds its way into grocery stores in August, I need you to make this. Yes...NEED. I really need you to make this. I don't want you to make it. I need you to make it. But be warned, you might not ever want to cook corn any other way. There's just something about corn being grilled and butter and herbs infiltrating the kernels as it cooks in its … [Read more...]

Grilled Garlic Bread ~ 31 Days of Grilling Recipes


This is my favorite side dish when grilling meat. Because I can grill it alongside the meat and have the entire meal made on the grill. If you aren't grilling garlic bread, you should start now. It'll become your go-to 'starch' for all your future grilling meals. :) See the full Grilling Recipe for Grilled Garlic Bread here! Pin all of our 31 Days of Grilling Recipes … [Read more...]

Grilled Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich ~ New 31 Days of Grilling Recipes

Grilled Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich

I had to sneak in a kid favorite into this series. This is your basic peanut butter-banana sandwich with a few secret ingredients...grilled to perfection. But note, this isn't just for the kids. I loved this sandwich and have made it several times in the recent past. I just love how the peanut butter gets perfectly ooey gooey when you grill it. You could grill this on a … [Read more...]

Grilled Doughnuts Strawberry Shortcake ~ 31 Days of Grilling Recipes

grilled doughnuts

When I was pulling together old recipes and new ideas for this 31 Day series, I thought...I'll include some dessert recipes at the end of the month because dessert comes at the end of the meal. We should top off the series with some grilling dessert recipes. Then I thought... NO WAY. Let's start with dessert. So I added this ridiculously delicious dessert recipe on day 2. … [Read more...]