The 9 Best Things to Eat on a Stick

July  2, 2013

Foods that abandon traditional cutlery are always fun. Popsicles in the backyard on a scorching hot day, corndogs at the State Fair, marshmallows roasted over a bonfire -- nothing says summer like food on a stick. Here are our 9 favorite recipes that ditch the fork and knife.

Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Hot Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts by indieculinary


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Spicy Shrimp by Helen




Garlic Scape Beef Satay with Garlic Scape Satay Dip by TheRunwaySpoon




Blackberry, Rosemary, and Yogurt Popsicles by Amanda




Two-Tone Fudgsicles by Merrill




Jerk Chicken Kebabs by sdebrango




Herbed Beef Skewers with Horseradish Cream by Oui, Chef




Grilled Lamb with Eggplant, Mint and Feta by Amanda




Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquetas with Smoked Pimentón Aioli by Sonali aka the Foodie Physician



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Brett V. July 17, 2013
The Jerk Chicken is one of the best new recipes I have tried in a long time. I used boneless thighs and it was terrific. I will be trying the marinade on tofu next...
Amelia V. August 18, 2013
I want to know how the tofu turns out!
Jesse L. July 6, 2013
great article. im almost positive if these little overnight sensations would have been on your radar they may have made the short list.
Dave M. July 2, 2013
These look nice and crispy.