Grilled Shrimp Corn salad with Garlic Bread

Grilled Shrimp Corn Salad with Garlic Bread

One bowl dinners – especially one bowl dinners that can be grilled – are about the easiest summer meal there is. I especially love this one because the corn salad can be made ahead, and then it takes less than five minutes to grill the shrimp and the garlic bread. It’s the perfect meal when you want something simple but delicious, and you don’t want to pay too much attention to the cooking – maybe you’re having friends over and […]

Grilled purple potato salad

Grilled Purple Potato Salad with Cilantro Pesto

Potatoes may not be the first thing on your list to throw on a grill, but potatoes and grills belong together.   This is just the kind of salad I would have wanted for a White House Congressional Picnic menu: it’s colorful, unusual (purple basil, purple potatoes, almonds, cucumbers, and cilantro pesto), and it doesn’t have any ingredients that would spoil as it sits on a buffet in the brutal Washington heat. The annual Congressional Picnic is an enormous outdoor party […]