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4 Mouth-Watering Recipes for the Grill

Summer is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to fire up the grill and enjoy some delicious meals with family and friends around Weiss Lake.  It’s easy to cook everything from steaks and burgers, to sandwiches and sides, and even grilled fruits and veggies.  So enjoy these mouth-watering recipes!


Bacon Wrapper Jalapeno Popper Burgers

Jalapeno Popper Burgers 500 2311The idea behind this recipe was to take everything awesome about Jalapeno Poppers and infuse it into a yummy burger form.  These burgers are filled with a decadent jalapeno cream cheese, wrapped in bacon, and topped with melted cheddar cheese… yum!

Get the full recipe at Closet Cooking:
http://www.closetcooking.com/2012/05/bacon-wrapped-jalapeno-popper-burgers.html


Grilled Jerk Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers 500w 7740I’m a huge fan of mixing sweet with spicy to take your taste buds on a fantastic journey, so of course, I just had to try this recipe and it is phenomenal.  The hot and spicy flavor of the jerk shrimp is definitely accented well with the sweet and juicy pineapple – and of course, anything you can serve on a stick just makes clean-up a breeze!

Get the full recipe at Closet Cooking:
http://www.closetcooking.com/2013/08/grilled-jerk-shrimp-and-pineapple.html


Yummy Grilled Zucchini

zuccWhen you’re serving up the day’s catch of fresh Bass or Crappie here on Weiss Lake, you need a great side dish to go with it and this zucchini is perfect.  The lemon zest helps cut down the salty flavor, and gives is a bright flavor that pairs soooo well with the fish!

Get the full recipe at The Pioneer Woman Cooks:
http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2012/08/grilled-zucchini-with-yummy-lemon-salt


Grilled Ham & Cheese Pull-Apart Sandwich Loaf

This is such a simple way to grill up some lunch in between dips in the lake.  You just slice up a loaf of Italian bread, add butter, mustard, sandwich ham, and swiss cheese, then wrap in foil and heat up on the grill until the cheese melts and that’s it.  Simple and delicious!  It doesn’t get any better than that.

Get the full recipe at Betty Crocker:
http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/grilled-ham-and-cheese-pull-apart-sandwich-loaf/7fde1710-9a3b-4caa-9bf1-79d1ee817fa7


Too Hot?…Cool Down with these Great Virgin Cocktails!

Everybody loves to kick back and enjoy a cool drink on these hot summer days.  Try these great cool virgin cocktails to beat the heat!

Summer-Drinks

Italian Cream Soda

Italian Cream Soda

This powerhouse combo of your favorite flavor of syrup, a touch of heavy cream, splashed with some mineral water, and cooled down with some refreshing ice is sure to be a winner on those hot summer days.

Get the full step-by-step instructions here:
http://themerrythought.com/recipes/spring-mocktails/


Banana Pina Colada

Banana Pina ColadaOne of everybody’s go-to virgin drinks when the weather warms up is a sweet & chill Pina Colada.  This recipe ramps up this favorite with a twist of bananas, pineapple chunks, pineapple juice, coconut milk ice cubes and flakes.  Give it a show stopping dash of class by serving it in a fancy glass and garnishing with a wedge of fresh pineapple.  you now have a drink that will be sure to keep you fresh and cool by the lake this summer.

Full instructions here:

http://blog.freepeople.com/2012/08/summer-mocktails-banana-pia-colada-genius-twist/


Cranberry, Tangerine, Rosemary, & Cream Soda Mocktail

Cranberry, Tangerine, Rosemary, and Cream SodaCream Soda = Awesome + the addition of two juices & Rosemary to this “mocktail” creates a super classy, amazingly refreshing, beverage.  So whip up a pitcher, add some ice, and enjoy from your favorite lounge chair around the grill while you enjoy a beautiful sunset on the lake.

Complete Recipe here:

http://blog.lillypulitzer.com/2012/11/20/holiday-mocktails-with-spoon-fork-bacon/