The Cajun Burgers and Bacon-Wrapped Barbecue Burgers go beyond the expected; both are sure to be hits.

Bacon-Wrapped Barbecue Burgers are stuffed with a sautéed mushroom mixture. Serve extra mushrooms over the meat, with or without the buns.

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And don't forget about the toppings, which dress up your favorite mayonnaise with a variety of bold flavors. (We also love dipping French fries and chips into these delectable mayos.) Round things out with two unique beverages and a batch of bake-ahead Frosted Sugar-'n'-Spice Cookies.

"Savor the Outdoors With Friends" is from the July 2008 issue of Southern Living.