You're trying too hard. It's not working. Actually, maybe try harder.
While the healthier take on the cold "salad" is often delicious and appreciated, there's no way that anything on your plate will make it to your mouth without a little oily speck of quinoa on it, and we just can't abide.
The chances that these are going to end up looking like translucent, unfurled, slightly charred hunks of Fruit by the Foot are far to high for you to waste time hand-cutting each and every strip and slicing your hand for something nobody's really going to eat.
Corn's great, but it suffers when it's paired up with nobody's favorite vegetable, the lima bean. We're glad your grandmother shared this recipe with you, but we'd honestly rather just hear you talk about how great she was while we eat non-tainted corn.
Wrap 'em in foil and toss them to the side of the grill. Huzzah! Crispy home fries! Or, more commonly, accidental crispy mashed potatoes. Either way, they get a pass. Barely.
If you get it fresh out of the cooler, this is essential, especially alongside some pulled pork or a juicy burger. But once it comes out to the table, you're working with a ticking time bomb, one that tends to sweat creamy bullets all over the plate. And when you get to the bottom, it's basically like some horrifying soup just waiting to ruin your buns. Coleslaw is a race: one that's worth running if you're fast, but not for the fun run that is grazing all day on a cookout spread.