It’s the right time of year to fire up the grill and get cooking! Whether you’re a grill master or outdoor cooking novice, Greatist has your back. Impress dinner guests with these unexpected grilling all-stars. From ice cream and avocadoes to berries and bread, we have 27 ideas to spice up any barbeque menu for an unforgettable summer feast.

The Takeaway: Go beyond the expected when picking foods to grill this summer.

Make Cleanup a Breeze

Find out how to clean up that grill in no time flat.


“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” — Harriet Van Horne