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25 Reasons To Fire Up Your Grill This Weekend

Let the grilling season begin.

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1. Grilled Pork Burgers

Say hi to the best burger you'll ever eat. Get the recipe.
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Say hi to the best burger you'll ever eat. Get the recipe.

2. Grilled Avocado Halves with Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

News flash: Your avocados belong on the grill this Memorial Day. Get the recipe.
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News flash: Your avocados belong on the grill this Memorial Day. Get the recipe.

3. Salt & Pepper Babyback Ribs

Put Chili's to shame with these babyback ribs. Get the recipe.
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Put Chili's to shame with these babyback ribs. Get the recipe.

4. Grilled Fish Hoagies

These sandwiches give lobster rolls a run for their money. Get the recipe.
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These sandwiches give lobster rolls a run for their money. Get the recipe.

5. Grilled Fava Beans

Fava beans, smoky-fied. Get the recipe.
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Fava beans, smoky-fied. Get the recipe.

6. Spicy Shrimp

Grab as many skewers as you can because these kebabs go fast. Get the recipe.
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Grab as many skewers as you can because these kebabs go fast. Get the recipe.

7. Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

TGICorn on the cob season! Get the recipe.
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TGICorn on the cob season! Get the recipe.

8. Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Grilled in Cloth

Step up your grilling game by grilling in cloth -- I promise you won't be sorry. Get the recipe.
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Step up your grilling game by grilling in cloth -- I promise you won't be sorry. Get the recipe.

9. The New Englandah Burgah

Memorial Day might as well be National Burger Day. This recipe's a classic choice for that. Get the recipe.
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Memorial Day might as well be National Burger Day. This recipe's a classic choice for that. Get the recipe.

10. Sugar Steak with Bourbon

Your new favorite steak rub? Bourbon + sugar. Get the recipe.
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Your new favorite steak rub? Bourbon + sugar. Get the recipe.

11. Grilled Okra with Sriracha Lime Salt

Spice up your okra with a salty, lime-y Sriracha that you'll want to add to just about everything. Get the recipe.
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Spice up your okra with a salty, lime-y Sriracha that you'll want to add to just about everything. Get the recipe.

12. Cedar Plank Grilled Sea Bass

If you're lucky and caught a whole fish today, this is the recipe for you. (Or if you went to the store and bought one -- that works too.) Get the recipe.
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If you're lucky and caught a whole fish today, this is the recipe for you. (Or if you went to the store and bought one -- that works too.) Get the recipe.

13. Grilled Chicken Cutlets

Take your chicken cutlets out of the oven (and your hot kitchen) and put 'em on the grill. Get the recipe.
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Take your chicken cutlets out of the oven (and your hot kitchen) and put 'em on the grill. Get the recipe.

14. Grilled Salsa

Grilled salsa = upgraded salsa. Get the recipe.
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Grilled salsa = upgraded salsa. Get the recipe.

15. Chicken al Mattone with Thyme Pesto

Your weekend BBQ go-to. Chicken for everyone! Get the recipe.
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Your weekend BBQ go-to. Chicken for everyone! Get the recipe.

16. Grilled Bananas with Buttered Maple Sauce and English Almond Toffee

TREND ALERT: grilled fruit. Get the recipe.
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TREND ALERT: grilled fruit. Get the recipe.

17. Bloody Mary Steak Salad

Pair your drinkable Bloody Mary with your edible Bloody Mary this weekend. Get the recipe.
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Pair your drinkable Bloody Mary with your edible Bloody Mary this weekend. Get the recipe.

18. Barbecue Chicken with Alabama White Barbecue Sauce

The secret's in the sauce. Get the recipe.
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The secret's in the sauce. Get the recipe.

19. Grilled Lemon Halloumi

Vegetarians at this year's Memorial Day feast? I've got the dish for them...Get the recipe.
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Vegetarians at this year's Memorial Day feast? I've got the dish for them...Get the recipe.

20. Grilled Corn & Barley Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette

Welcome, summer produce! Get the recipe.
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Welcome, summer produce! Get the recipe.

21. Spicy Thai Steak Salad

Thai food + the grill = instant besties. Get the recipe.
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Thai food + the grill = instant besties. Get the recipe.

22. Grilled Peach and Apricot Salad

This warm-weather salad will help you kick off the summer season. Get the recipe.
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This warm-weather salad will help you kick off the summer season. Get the recipe.

23. Lamb Burger-Kebab

If you love burgers but are already sick of them in patty form, try these fancy-lookin' kebabs out. Get the recipe.
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If you love burgers but are already sick of them in patty form, try these fancy-lookin' kebabs out. Get the recipe.

24. Shrimp Burgers with Roasted Garlic-Orange Aioli

So long beef, pork, and turkey. Burger priorities this season involve seafood -- and you won't be missing any meat. Get the recipe.
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So long beef, pork, and turkey. Burger priorities this season involve seafood -- and you won't be missing any meat. Get the recipe.

25. Sticky Balsamic Ribs

Celebrate the start of summer with a whole plate of messy ribs. Get the recipe.
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Celebrate the start of summer with a whole plate of messy ribs. Get the recipe.

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