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Wow Factor: Three Cool Ways to Heat Up Your Summer BBQ

With summer in full swing, we have BBQs lined up all the way to Labor Day. Luckily, our friends at PureWow have some great tips that we just had to pass along to help kick your party up a notch!

We know how to throw a pretty good summer BBQ; we've got the food, the drinks and the outdoor games down. But we're always looking to make good even better, which is why we're loving these creative recipe ideas. Whether you're looking for a frozen homemade sweet treat, or some ideas to take your standard burger to the next level, PureWow has got you covered. 

1. Coconut Pops


Image by Erin McDowell

Why serve store bought popsicles when making them yourself is just as easy. These coconut pops are simple as stir, pour and freeze, plus don't they just look amazing? Love the ombre effect at the bottom.


2. Three Savory Burger Topping Combos

Image by Erin McDowell

We never settle for average, and thats why these slider toppings caught our eyes. Whether your guests are in the mood for steakhouse, Tex Mex or Mediterranean there is sure to be a topping combo they'll love.


3. Homemade Country Fair Lemonade


We've done the homemade lemonade thing before, but this tutorial is shaking up our normal recipie a bit. Head over to PureWow to see their video on the secret to making country fair-style lemonade, right at home.

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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