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    Posted on May 27, 2016

    25 Reasons To Fire Up Your Grill This Weekend

    Let the grilling season begin.

    1. Grilled Pork Burgers

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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

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

    3. Salt & Pepper Babyback Ribs

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

    4. Grilled Fish Hoagies

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

    5. Grilled Fava Beans

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    Fava beans, smoky-fied. Get the recipe.

    6. Spicy Shrimp

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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

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    TGICorn on the cob season! Get the recipe.

    8. Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Grilled in Cloth

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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

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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

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

    11. Grilled Okra with Sriracha Lime Salt

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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

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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

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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

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    Grilled salsa = upgraded salsa. Get the recipe.

    15. Chicken al Mattone with Thyme Pesto

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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

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    TREND ALERT: grilled fruit. Get the recipe.

    17. Bloody Mary Steak Salad

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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

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

    19. Grilled Lemon Halloumi

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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

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    Welcome, summer produce! Get the recipe.

    21. Spicy Thai Steak Salad

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

    22. Grilled Peach and Apricot Salad

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

    23. Lamb Burger-Kebab

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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

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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

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

    For more grilling recipes, head over to Food52.