Backyard Bites for a Sizzling Summer Party

Fire up your grill, throw on some shades and get ready for some good eats!

Summer tastes sweet for more reasons than one – sunshine, beach time, and delicious summer treats. The Coldwell Banker Blue Matter team has rounded up recipes for their favorite backyard bites so you can bring the taste of summer to life at home.

Guacamole

guacamole

Recipe from Alton Brown

Tori Lee’s backyard bite pick 

A patio party doesn’t start at our house without eating our bodyweight in avocado.  I find Alton Brown’s recipe to be a guac-afficianado’s dream: bright, fresh and flavorful.

Chicken Sausage & Veggie Skewers

Recipe from Food Network Kitchen

Alexandra Kozinski’s backyard bite pick 

These kabobs are a symphony of flavors that truly deliver backyard bite goodness. This recipe is super easy to make but even more fun to eat!

Lemon Capers and Rosemary Salmon

Recipe from Giada De Laurentiis

David Marine’s backyard bite pick 

There is nothing like a classic burger or dog at a backyard BBQ but if you are looking to switch things up there is nothing better than this easy and delicious salmon dish.

Campfire Cookies

Campfire cookies

Recipe from Holly Ledingham

Lindsay Listanski’s backyard bite pick 

This sweet twist on a campfire classic is the perfect backyard bite for the end of a perfect summer day spent at home.

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Victoria Keichinger is the Director, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse (and baby on the way). A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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