Before you fire up the grill this weekend, remember: This barbecue could be your last of the season. Carpe diem, people—try one of these 18 show-stopping recipes.

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Fifteen Spatulas

Grilled Lobster Tails with Sriracha Butter

Combining our three favorite things in life: lobster, butter and hot sauce.

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The Recipe Critic

Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers

Because dinner’s always better on a stick.

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Diethood

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Vegetables in Foil

Best of all, no dishes. 

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Salmon Burgers

A new twist on an old classic.

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Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Grilled Thai Curry Chicken

How to make your chicken stand out from the crowd? Bring on the spices. 

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Grilled Corn with Spicy Aioli

Eat three. You have our permission. 

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The Recipe Critic

Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

The perfect vehicle for cheese. 

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Cooking Classy

Grilled Shrimp Boil Packets

Transform your backyard into New Orleans.

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Rasa Malaysia

Chili Lime Chicken

Packed with flavor and basically foolproof. 

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Closet Cooking

Balsamic Grilled Mushroom Skewers

Vegetarians, we’ve got your back.

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The Food Charlatan

Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork

So tender and juicy. 

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Recipe Runner

Teriyaki Turkey Burgers with Grilled Pineapple and Onions

'Tis the season for grilled fruit. 

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Cooks with Cocktails

Barbecue Salmon with Garlic, Lemon and Dill

Serve it with a side of tzatziki sauce. 

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Foodie Crush

Teriyaki Cauliflower Steaks with Asian Gremolata

If there were a side-dish beauty pageant, this one would take the crown. 

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Damn Delicious

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini

They call it “summer squash” for a reason. Put it on the grill, stat.

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Grilled Peach, Chicken and Ricotta Pizza

Yep, pizza at a cookout. Don’t knock it 'til you’ve tried it.

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Fork Knife So

Lamb Burgers with Goat Cheese and Avocado

Ground beef? Yawn.

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Flourishing Foodie

Triple Berry Crumble

Hope you saved room for (grilled) dessert.

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