Food·Posted on Jun 5, 201617 Tasty Sides For Summer PotlucksBreak out of the potato salad rut.by Lindsay HuntBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Zoe Burnett / BuzzFeed 1. Bacon-Wrapped BBQ Chicken Bites damndelicious.net Kick off the party right. Get the recipe here. 2. Grilled Halloumi with Watermelon and Basil-Mint Oil Romulo Yanes / Bon Appétit / Via bonappetit.com Halloumi is a wonder cheese–you can get toasty grill marks without it melting through the grates. Get the recipe here. 3. General Tso's Cauliflower pinchofyum.com The key to a balanced picnic or barbecue is bringing along something salty and delicious that can soak up the booze. Get the recipe here. 4. Peach, Basil, and Radicchio Salad loveandlemons.com This salad has the right balance of salty, bitter, bright, and sweet. Get the recipe here. 5. Pasta Salad with Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto foodiecrush.com Pasta salad will always have my heart. Get the recipe here. 6. Over-The-Top Antipasto Platter halfbakedharvest.com Antipasto platters are pretty much do-as-you-wish, so use this as a guide to building a killer assortment. Get the recipe here. 7. One Skillet Queso Verde Corn Dip carlsbadcravings.com You know how the old saying goes...She who brings the dip wins the barbecue. Get the recipe here. 8. Pull-Apart Giant Pretzel food52.com Everyone will be fighting over this gorgeous pull-apart pretzel. Get the recipe here. 9. Grilled Chicken, Tomato, and Artichoke Skewers with Goat Cheese Dip howsweeteats.com Get the recipe here. 10. Lemony Herb-Loaded Chopped Greek Salad pinchofyum.com Light and fresh to balance out all the burgers and dogs. Get the recipe here. 11. Fresh Basil Salad with Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon and Goat Cheese halfbakedharvest.com Get the recipe here. 12. Layered Buffalo Chicken Dip howsweeteats.com howsweeteats.com Layered dip + buffalo chicken = HEAVEN. Get the recipe here. 13. Watermelon, Blackberry, and Mint Salad twopeasandtheirpod.com Get the recipe here. 14. Goat Cheese, Roasted Beet, and Basil Pasta Salad halfbakedharvest.com Instead of traditional pesto, this pasta salad has a basil vinaigrette. If you're short on time, you can always sub-in store-bought pesto. Get the recipe here. 15. Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits shewearsmanyhats.com Get the recipe here. 16. Potato Salad with Dill and Horseradish Aioli athoughtforfood.net If you are going to bring a potato salad, make sure it's got lots of ~flavor~, like this one. Get the recipe here. 17. Mexican Tortellini Salad twopeasandtheirpod.com Cheese IN the pasta makes for the best pasta salads. Get the recipe here.