While you're firing up the grill, why not cook some veggies, as well? Season 6 cheftestant Eve's asparagus isn't just greens -- the tangy blue cheese and lemon dressing plus the pine nuts give the side dish some special flavor.
Season 2 cheftestant Elia Aboumrad handled the task of creating a dessert for a fitness camp with ease -- and with delicious cheesecake. Her less indulgent spin gives your guests a sweet treat -- while still treating their beach bodies right.
Break out the corn cob holders, because Top Chef Master Floyd Cardoz has created a variation on corn on the cob that has us all ears. Covered with crème fraiche, Cotija cheese, and cayenne pepper this side dish could be become the main attraction.
Are you too chicken to try something new? We hope not because, Marcus Samuelsson's BBQ chicken recipe will have your guests pleased with the poultry selection, especially if you also whip up his mac and cheese and collard greens.
What's more American than apple pie? How about a rustic apple tart made by America's sweetheart Carla Hall? Hootie who wouldn't love this dessert that features an apple cider reduction? That's right -- no one wouldn't.