Maybe you're bored with the old hot-dog-and-hamburger routine. In that case, bring one of these delectable recipes to the party and be prepared to field recipe requests.
Fancy Deviled Eggs
Update this summer staple by serving three versions: savory roasted garlic, salty capers and spicy Sriracha. Get the recipe.
Roasted Poblano and Pecan Guacamole
Add some heat and crunch to creamy guac with poblano peppers and toasted pecans. Get the recipe.
Chances are the grill will be fired up. So why not throw on some tomatoes, onions, jalapeños and--wait for it--mango and make this grilled salsa? Get the recipe.
The Ultimate Party Sub
Please a crowd with this super-stuffed, extra-large sandwich. Get the recipe.
Vegetarians, rejoice. These meat-free burgers don't sacrifice any of the flavor of the original variety. Get the recipe.
Quinoa Salad with Strawberries, Almonds and Mint
This nutty grain salad is light enough that you'll definitely have room for dessert. (More on that in a moment.) Get the recipe.
Roasted Herbed Veggie Chips
What's a Memorial Day barbecue without salty chips? Get the recipe.
Brownie Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting
The ideal make-ahead treat, these brownie cupcakes basically frost themselves. Get the recipe.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
No oven, no problem. This delightful peanut-butter pie needs just two hours in the freezer. Get the recipe.