12 Delicious Ways To Alleviate Grill Fatigue This Summer

I will devour you whole, cheese wheel.

I will devour you whole, cheese wheel.

Full disclosure: I am a fan of the humble grilled hot dog and will ingest it on sight in  matter of seconds. But if you’re lucky enough to have a grill it could be time to upgrade from your standard meaty fare, lest you get stuck in a cooking rut and start ignoring your outdoor equipment altogether. Thank goodness the Internet has provided more than enough food fodder to alleviate even the worst grill fatigue this summer.

We’re sure plenty of our readers are culinarily crafty in their own right, but for those of you who need a little help thinking outside the realm of meats and basic veggies, we’ve rounded up a bunch of mouth-watering ideas. Warning: If you’re not eating lunch this list might produce a rumble in your tumble.

Stick the word “grilled” in front of each of these and voila, summer eats:

  1. Grilled Polenta & Balsamic Mushrooms
  2. Breakfast Pizza
  3. Clams with Herb Butter
  4. Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing
  5. Guacamole
  6. Cast-Iron Honey Cornbread
  7. Shrimp Cocktail
  8. Eggplant and Olive Pizza
  9. Pineapple
  10. Watermelon and Feta Skewers
  11. Grilled Cheese Wheel
  12. Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

I am powerless in the face of a grilled cheese wheel.

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