Flank Steak with Chimichurri

12 Delectable Spring Dinners That Will Make You Want to Eat Outside

Winter can be a real downer, so when spring comes around getting outside kills the blahs, and what better way than to take your dinner outside – Embrace spring and dine al fresco with my 12 Delectable Spring Dinners That Will Make You Want to Eat Outside.

I absolutely adore when springtime comes.

No more heavy coats, dreary evenings, or freezing your ass off while walking to your car.

Flowers are blooming and the days are longer. I also love fresh fruits and vegetables from farmer’s markets, eating a bit lighter, and outdoor dining because it’s warm and finally the sun isn’t going down at 5 damn pm.

Flank Steak with Chimichurri

I’m a huge fan of grilling and smoking, and since I got my smoker I’ve discovered so many things to do with it.

It’s not just for huge briskets and beer can chicken; I’ve also smoked cheeses, stuffed tomatoes, mushrooms, pizza, etc.

By the way, smoked pizza and burgers are absolutely delicious!

Delectable Spring Dinner Ideas

Because I’ve been on a seasonal kick in my kitchen lately, I’ve rounded up 12 Easy Spring Dinner Ideas and Recipes that will make you want to eat outside, like veggie-packed pastas, smoked meats with herb sauces, and stuffed in-season tomatoes.

Asparagus and Tomato Summer Soup


Just click here to see them all and don’t forget to pin your favorites!

This article was originally published by me on Parade Food May, 2010


  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

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