The weather is warm, time to start grilling....
Some of my best food on the grill has come from the cookbooks of Steven Raichlen. His "Barbecue Bible" is the most worn-out cookbook I own. He has a few websites with lots of recipes that you can google up.
Consider kalbi (Korean grilled short ribs), jerk chicken, kebabs/sates from any meat and veg, beer can chicken, bacon-wrapped shrimp, fajitas, grilled fish in chermoula marinade.
This is one of the best grilled chicken dishes I've ever done, from Raichlen's Barbecue Bible - Bademiya's Justly Famous Chile-Coriander Chicken:
I make a few slashes into the chicken to get the marinade down into the chicken, and like the extra edges that get crispy. I have also replaced the caynne for fresh green hot chiles.
This is one of my favorite all-purpose marinades for grilling. It works well with chicken, beef and pork. It makes a big batch, so I freeze it in 2-cup containers to last through the summer.
29-oz. can pineapple juice
1 cup dry sherry
1 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar (any mild vinegar will be good
)1/2 cup sugar
3-4 smashed and pureed cloves of garlic
This is a fantastic recipe that I've made a number of times, but usually make it with a mushroom and mint polenta
North African Spiced Leg of Lamb
I also agree on vegetables. Nothing like a beautiful day with a nice med rare ribeye and some roasted peppers, zucchini, and portabello mushrooms roasting away on the grill.
I love sliced polenta on the grill too!