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10 Grilled Dishes That Can Get You Out Of A Jam

Members of the Grillerhood know that grilling can help you in even the diciest situations. Here are ten dishes that can help you out in a pinch, brought to you by McCormick® Grill Mates.

1. You're hosting your judgemental in-laws for dinner.

Go all out and impress them with Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Cornbread and Peaches.


This dish seems a lot more complicated than it really is. After they take a bite, they'll forever hold you in high regard.

2. Your terrible football team is playing their first game of the season.

Celebrate their technically undefeated record with Carolina Grilled Chicken Sliders at the tailgate party.

3. Your air conditioner breaks on a 100 degree day.

Retreat to the back porch and make Tiki Torched Piña Coladas.


Grilled pineapple lends a sweet and savory kick to this super chilly drink.

4. You wreck your dad's car.

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Calmly explain what happened to your dad over some Chipotle Pepper Marinated Pork.


It's important that you wait until after dinner to break the bad news.

5. You and your significant other are fighting over who does the dishes more often.


Get over your petty squabbles and make nice by whipping up some Spiced Berries with Grilled Pound Cake.


Your daily problems will seem so small in contrast to the love you feel for each other while eating this decadent dessert.

6. You're an actor trying to get buff for an upcoming movie role.


Grill up some Jammin Jerk Chicken to load up on lean protein without sacrificing any flavor.


You'll be jacked in no time.

7. Your sister invites you to a gluten free, vegan potluck.


Make new friends and satisfy everyone's dietary requirements with a Grilled Romaine and Vegetable Salad with Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette.


The magic of grilling can make plain lettuce taste great.

8. Burglars break into your home and steal all of your possessions. You're left with only $1.

Stretch every last penny by grilling up a big batch of BBQ Potatoes.


You can probably afford a few potatoes and an onion. You'll eat like a king for a few more days.

9. You're captured by pirates.


Strike a deal to get out of your shackles by grilling up some Citrus Salmon with Orange Relish.


Pirates love citrus because it helps them combat scurvy.

10. Creatures from another planet land a spaceship in your backyard.


Welcome them with kindness and grill up a combination of Earth's two greatest foods: Grilled Pizza Slider Burgers.


This delicious pizza and cheeseburger combo will put you in good standing with your new masters.

Members of the Grillerhood are always prepared to grill in any situation.

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