While adults enjoy a refreshing Lime Rickey, the kids will love the flavor and color of our non-alcoholic Fire-Engine Red Cranberry-Raspberry Spritzers. If they prefer a spritzer on the sweet side, use lemon-lime soda; add mineral water or soda just before serving.
16 of 32Photo by Iain Bagwell; written by Stephanie Dean
Puttanesca Meatball Sliders
Heat up the meatballs and sauce in a pot on the grill and toast the tiny buns at the same time. These are just right for people who can’t commit to a whole burger on top of the Fourth of July ribs, grilled chicken, or hot dogs.
27 of 32Photo by Iain Bagwell; written by Stephanie Dean, Elaine Johnson, and Amy Machnak
Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs
Meat isn't the only thing that belongs on a stick at a summer BBQ. You’ll need 32 bamboo skewers (each 8 in.); there’s no need to soak them before they go on the grill, because they won’t char with such a short cooking time.