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Abt-Solutely Delicious: Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus & Grilled Pineapple Lemonade

It has taken way too long for summer to find its way to these parts, but it’s finally arrived. And to us, that means one very important thing—it’s time to start grilling. We’re going to grill our dinners. We’re going to grill our breakfasts. We’re going to grill our desserts. And we’re even going to grill our drinks. But first, we’re going to start off with this insanely easy, two-ingredient appetizer: grilled bacon-wrapped asparagus. You can probably figure out how to make it without a recipe, but scroll down for specific cooking instructions.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Serves 12
A quick, delicious appetizer for your next backyard cookout.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb asparagus
  2. 1/2 lb bacon
Instructions
  1. Heat your grill to 400 degrees.
  2. Break each asparagus spear in half, then couple each bottom and top together.
  3. Slice each piece of bacon in half, then wrap it around the asparagus bundles.
  4. Use a toothpick to safely secure your bacon to your asparagus bundle.
  5. Grill for about 25-30 minutes, flipping them when halfway done. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. You will need toothpicks for this.
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And since we’ve got the grill fired up, we’re going to whip up a pitcher of Grilled Pineapple Lemonade. That may sound like an odd idea, but it’s a fun twist on the summertime favorite. Adding the pineapple gives the drink a more complex flavor and softens the sour flavor profile that can sometimes be overwhelming. As an added twist, grilling the pineapple lends a slightly smokey taste, making it an ideal mixer for a tequila or mezcal-based adult concoction.

Grilled Pineapple Lemonade
A smokey twist on the summertime favorite.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 6 oz fresh pineapple, sliced
  2. 4 cups hot water
  3. 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  4. 4 lemons
Instructions
  1. Heat your grill to about 400 Degrees.
  2. Cook pineapple until dark char marks appear. Set aside to cool.
  3. Use a stovetop or electric kettle to heat up water. In a pitcher, combine sugar and hot water, stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Place grilled pineapple and the juice from 4 lemons into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  5. Pour pineapple mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into the pitcher with the sugar mixture.
  6. Stir until well blended, add ice and enjoy!
Notes
  1. Make sure your grilled pineapple is cooled before blending.
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