Memorial Day is behind us, so that means there’s nothing but summer — and perfect grilling weather — straight ahead.

Try a finger-friendly dish of grilled onions and peppers, grilled sweet potatoes stuffed with creamy goat cheese, smoky chicken bathed in Alabama white sauce (proof that good things actually do come from Alabama), kick up your meal with simple but elegant compound butters, or fire your gazpacho.

Here’s a roundup of recipes sure to heat up your warming rack. Grab your coals and get grilling.