Good Side Dishes for Summer Barbecues?

Good Side Dishes for Summer Barbecues?

Faith Durand
Jun 6, 2011

Q: My summer calendar is already filling up with barbecues and dinner parties. I usually bring wine to these things but due to budget reasons that won't be possible this summer.

What 's a good crowd-pleasing summer recipe that won't break the bank or the novice cook's spirit?

Sent by Erica

Editor: Erica, I'm a huge fan of simple yet fresh potato salads. Everyone loves them, and they're easy and inexpensive to make. I like making mine with olive oil or yogurt instead of mayonnaise. Here's one recent favorite, with links to several more in that post:

Red Potato Salad with Scallions & Radishes

Readers, any tips or recipe recommendations?


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