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Start things off with finger-licking-good chicken wings. The sweet and spicy sauce is so simple it can be made with items you already have in your pantry. Next move on to a beloved classic: a bacon cheeseburger with all the fixings. No backyard party is complete without several stellar sides, so plate up a generous helping of creamy potato salad.
A platter of plump in-season heirloom tomatoes drizzled with olive oil rounds out the menu. Are you enticed by the sound of these dishes? Check out the recipes when you read more
On your way home from work this afternoon, pick up a rotisserie chicken and whole wheat tortillas. When you arrive, take some help from your pantry and make this delicious burrito for dinner. Filled with canned beans, yellow corn, barbecue sauce, and sour cream, it's hearty and scrumptious. This recipes also makes a great use of leftover barbecued chicken. To get your weekend started, serve with a cold beer, chips, and salsa. For the recipe, read more