If you need recipes filled with flavor for barbecue season, and expert tips on how to pull them off, look no further. Our grill-themed culinary tour of entrees, sides, and desserts is led by super chefs from Bobby Flay and Katie Lee to both Paula and Jamie Deen.
25 Barbecue Recipes and Tricks From Celebrity Chefs
Forget the heavy sauces — and Paula Deen's typically butter-drenched recipes — this straight-ahead recipe shows that a quick prep of vegetables, with just a bit of seasoning, can take center stage in a healthy barbecue.
Recipe: Paula Deen
One of the original celebrity chefs, Puck hasn't slowed down — and his fall-off-the-bone ribs show he remains dedicated to unique flavors. This tour-de-force recipe features more than 10 spices, but has a delicious payoff.
Giadzy, De Laurentiis' new website, is a trove of unusual takes on grilling, from Grilled Guacamole to Grilled Clams with Herbed Butter to Grilled Plum Salad. For this dessert, she suggests a vegetable grill pan to stop berries from dropping into the coals.
Recipe:Giada De Laurentiis
Lagasse's secret to this dish? Soaking the corn in water for 24 hours. You won't ask why once you taste this deceptively simple offering that lets each ingredient's flavor shine through.
Aussie Stone predictably devotes an entire section of his website to recipes "On the Barbie," from grilled T-bone steaks with chimichurri sauce to barbecued prawns and mixed vegetables with lemon zest, garlic, and fresh herbs. But this sophisticated take on grilled cheese brings barbecue to a new level.
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