4 Dish Ideas For A Perfect Summer Party

Summer is heating up and we're looking to push the boundaries of our meals a bit beyond burgers, hot dogs, and salad. We're looking for zest, excitement, and original entertaining ideas. Luckily for us, we've got our stellar Culinary Content Network to keep the exciting ideas coming.

See what they've stirred up this week:

Pesto Pizza with Goat Cheese, Tomatoes, and Arugula
Forget the oven — cook a pie on the grill like this one from Garnish with Lemon to get a great char and to get guests involved in the process.

Mango Apple Salad
A perfect palate-cleanser for a backyard BBQ, this salad by Lemon Jelly Cake packs tons of juicy flavor from the mango and a ton of crunch from the green apple.

S'mores Roundup
The Cooking Actress gives you seven awesome ideas to create s'mores — you'll never see the campfire treat the same away again.

Lilet Spring Rose Cocktail
Grab this recipe from The Lush Chef for a fantastic summer brunch — it's refreshing, light, and a sure-fire crowd-pleaser.

Add these great recipes and ideas to your summer entertaining lineup!

For more great summer ideas check out our go-to guide, Say Hello to Summer!