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Must-Have Cookout Recipes


Whether you’re planning on hosting a family cookout or plan to celebrate the long weekend by firing up the grill, we have the perfect cookout recipes for you—from unexpected and refreshing side dishes to our most-loved cocktails, mains and more— all featuring fresh California Giant strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries

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Grilled Corn & Berry Salad with Fresh Herb Dressing 

Blueberries and corn create the perfect combination of flavors within this fresh salad with herb dressing! Goat cheese adds tangy, earthy flavors to balance out the sweetness of fresh blueberries and sweet corn. 



Chick-fil-a Market Berry Salad Dupe

A classic salad for good reason—it’s delicious! The homemade vinaigrette and fresh berries help to create an even better version of the beloved fast-food salad that’s sure to become a household staple. 


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Burger with Strawberry Ancho BBQ Sauce

A classic, mouthwatering burger is even better with the addition of Strawberry Ancho BBQ sauce! The sweet, tangy, and spicy BBQ sauce adds a bright flare to the burger, with the fresh strawberries lending the right amount of sweetness to complement the burger’s salty bacon and mild cheese.


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Shrimp + Charred Padron Pepper & Strawberry Relish

Shrimp and berries are so versatile—as shown in our Shrimp + Charred Padron Pepper with Strawberry Relish! Shrimp soaked up the fresh flavors in the relish to create a perfect sweet, yet spicy combo. 


Grilled Pound Cake with Macerated Berries

Utilize your grill for this much-loved dessert! This grilled pound cake with macerated berries is sure to wow a crowd—and your taste buds! Strawberries take center stage in this recipe, but feel free to mix-and-match your berry options for a flavor curated to your preference. 


Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita 

The classic strawberry margarita gets a spicy, unexpected twist with the addition of jalapenos! Sweetness from strawberries meets light heat from the jalapeno garnish for a drink you won’t forget. Want even more spicy? Blend jalapeno slices to taste into the margarita mixture.  

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Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer

For a delicious lemonade cocktail, our Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer is the berry best! Add strawberries and champagne to your blender and blend until smooth. Add the mixture to each glass and top with sparkling lemonade and garnish with strawberries—it's really that simple.


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