7 Menus for Summer Activities You Have to Do Before Labor Day

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired August 14, 2015

by Lisa Lozano

Summer is winding down – have you crossed everything off your summer bucket list? Read on for our seven suggestions for what you should do while the weather is still warm – and the food to go with them!

No. 1: Go to the Beach

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It’s hard to imagine a more “summer” activity than a beach visit and you’re going to want to bring along a cooler stuffed with goodies. Want to skip the boring old sandwiches and packaged snacks and sodas? We’ve got seven delicious options that pair perfectly with a day at the beach! Keep reading...

No. 2: Go Camping

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If sitting around a campfire under the stars is your thing, you definitely better get a move on, because no one wants to shiver in a tent! Check out seven recipes that will elevate your camping trip to a glamping trip! Keep reading...

No. 3: Go on a Picnic

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What can be better than eating a leisurely meal on a picnic blanket? We have 13 delicious options you can make and bring with you. Keep reading...

No. 4: Invite the Gang Over for a BBQ

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Unless you’re the type who likes to stand outside and grill in the sleet and snow, now’s the time to fire up the grill! Invite some pals over, and check out some of our favorite things to grill. Keep reading...

No. 5: Take a Hike or Ride a Bike

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You probably won’t want to traipse up and down mountains in the snow, or ride your bike in the slush. Take a hike or ride a bike while it’s still nice out, and check out some treats you can bring with you. Keep Reading...

No. 6: Make Your Own Ice Cream

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If you’ve never made your own ice cream, you are truly missing out! It’s not nearly as hard as you might think, and you probably already own all the equipment you need. Check out 11 yummy recipes you can make at home. Keep Reading...

No. 7: Carve a Watermelon

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What better way to celebrate the last days of summer than with a watermelon carved to look like a frog? Take on one of our 6 fun watermelon carving projects for your next barbeque and you will have fond memories to tide you over the winter. Keep reading...

What is on your summer bucket list? Tell us in the comments!

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