BBQ Side Dish Smackdown
Liz Matthews from Fullerton, California
"My grandmother would make this dish for special family gatherings—it's a favorite. Sharing her recipe helps her legacy live on."
- Recipe: Grandma Gwen's Beans
Dawn Moore from Warren, Pennsylvania
"I merged my love of Greek ingredients with my favorite barbecue side dish: pasta salad. It's wonderful with grilled chicken."
- Recipe: Tangy Tzatziki Pasta Salad
Nadine Mesch from Mount Healthy, Ohio
"My family always enjoys a little heat with their meal, and this slaw delivers on that! It's great with grilled meats or on a sandwich."
- Recipe: Chipotle-Cilantro Slaw
Priscilla Yee from Concord, California
"Our favorite party dip inspired this dish, and it's the perfect base for potato salad. Potato chips add an irresistible crunch."
Marshall Lee Camp from Sandy Springs, Georgia
"Happy childhood memories of my mother making mac and cheese from scratch inspired this dish. I cook comfort food all year."
- Recipe: Chipotle-Bacon Mac and Cheese
Carolyn Kumpe from El Dorado, California
"Watermelon just goes with barbecue. It cleanses our palates from heavy meats and rehydrates us on those smoldering summer days."