Classic Cookout Side Dishes
It's August. School starts soon. Labor Day is almost upon us. Football preseason has begun. Seems like summer is almost over, but there is still at least one more month of good cookout weather for most of the country and for many parts, there are still two, three or four months of good weather for weekend cookouts.
Hot dogs and hamburgers, ribs and steaks, the delectable scent of grilled meat wafting through the neighborhood. All are hallmarks of a successful cookout. But what is steak without corn, brats without macaroni salad, burgers without watermelon? The grilled meat may draw everyone to the cookout, but it's the side dishes that make the meal.
Chips and Salsa
- Savory Salsa Recipe
A bowl of fresh salsa, surrounded by some of the ingredients used to make it. Salsa is a common Mexican and Central American side dish used with many of their main dishes. Outside of the Latin countries,...
Macaroni Salad Recipes
- Savory Pasta Salad Recipes
Ingredients 1 box elbow macaroni, cooked 4 hard-boiled eggs, diced 2 celery stalks, sliced 1/2 sweet onion, diced 1/2 jar green olives, sliced 4 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 tsp. each salt, pepper and...
Potato Salad Recipe
- Abi's Cuban Potato Salad
This recipe came from my grandmother, who we call Abi. At 90 she's still alive and doing great but no longer cooking. The apples add a unique sweetness that most potato salads lack. Ingredients ...
Three Bean Salad
- Health Wise: Three Bean Salad Recipe
Three bean salad has been a popular picnic and barbecue side dish since at least the 19th century. It is easy to make and a good bring-along dish because it requires little refrigeration. This recipe also...