The grill and a little prep work are the secrets to these 16 easy, delicious party recipes.
Photo Jennifer Davick / Styling Buffy Hargett / Food Styling Marian Cooper Cairns
There are three secrets to a great outdoor dinner party. The first is the grill. The second is the grill. The third? You guessed it: the grill. To make the easy, delicious recipes in this gallery, all you really need are those “three” secrets―and, of course, a little prep work. (But only a little. We promise.) So gather your friends and family, follow our tips and tricks, and try this vacation-friendly menu that will let you laze in the sun while keeping all your guests happy. Oh, and if they ask you how you did it? Just tell them it’s your little secret.