Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don’t know about us may surprise you. Discover all the ‘Real Possibilities’

Highlights

Open

SEARCH RECIPES

Enter an ingredient, course or keyword and get cooking!

 

AARP Real Possibilities

 

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!
Car buying made easy with the AARP Auto Buying Program

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

most popular
articles

Viewed

Summer Barbecue Recipes

Get outside and enjoy cooking (and eating) grilled hamburgers, barbecued chicken and more

Grilled burger and fries for Memorial Day

Summer marks the beginning of grilling season. — Jill Chen/Vetta/Getty Images

Oil and Vinegar Potato Salad by James Beard: This elegant and brilliantly simple potato salad is a fantastic side for hamburgers, hot dogs and barbecued chicken. Green onions and parsley add a little color.

Authentic Guacamole by Peggy Knickerbocker: Guacamole is a surefire crowd pleaser, and this recipe's seasonings can be adjusted to suit your preferences. To keep the dip from oxidizing and turning brown before you serve it, store it in an airtight container with a sheet of plastic wrap directly covering the surface of the guacamole.

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail by Adam Perry Lang: These peel-and-eat shrimp can turn your standard steak and hamburger menu into a festive surf-and-turf extravaganza. Brine the shrimp in the marinade overnight to give the flavor time to truly develop.

Grilled Pizza With Pancetta, Porcini and Fontina by Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh: A covered grill or barbecue can do the work of a wood-fired oven to serve up a grilled pizza with authentic Italian flavor.

Blackened Barbecued Pork Fillets by Jamie Oliver: With a marinade that includes cumin, fennel, orange zest and thyme, these skewered fillets will provide a memorable taste as well as an impressive presentation.

Grilled Vegetables That Make Sense by Michael Schlow: This recipe includes tips for turning out asparagus, peppers, zucchini, squash, endive and radicchio that are all perfectly cooked and seasoned. Grilled vegetables can certainly stand alone, or be mixed into pasta salad, fresh greens or cooked grains for a popular side dish.

Strawberry Ice Cream by Lou Seibert Pappas: Nothing says summertime like freshly made ice cream, packed full of seasonal fruit. This recipe will please little ones and grown-up palates alike.

 Fresh Fruit Crisp by Sharon Crayton: Crunchy on top with a streusel of oats and sugar and filled with juicy fresh fruit, this crisp is easy to put together and ideal for a warm summer night while watching fireworks or catching fireflies.

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Pepperoni Pizza, Papa Johns Superbowl promotion for AARP members

Members receive 25% off regular price menu items at Papa John's

Outback Steak

Members save 15% Mon-Thurs & during weekend lunch at Outback Steakhouse.

McCormick and Schmicks (McCormick and Schmicks)

Members save 10% every day when dining at McCormick and Schmick's.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.