It's time to fire up that grill like a boss!  Lou and I decided that you need to fully enjoy this summer and the most sure-fire way to make that happen is to help you eat like royalty! So, we called on our friend, lifestyle expert and celebrity chef Chadwick Boyd to create recipes for our 94.3 The Point listeners that will undoubtedly make you the star of the summer! Keep checking back every week on our 94.3 The Point app so you can download these truly AH-MAY-ZING craft food creations made with YOU in mind! We promise, with Chadwick in your corner, dinner guests will brag about you until the first frost!

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You may have seen Chadwick on The Today Show, Food Network, Lifetime, NBC, FOX, PBS and even on the silver screen! There are many great chefs, but there's something special about Chadwick's innovative twist on classic favorites that have people not only falling in love with his food, but his charismatic personality as well.  We've partnered with the best because the Jersey Shore takes summer seriously!  Now let's get cooking! Here are this week's hand-picked selections for you to try.

Credit: Chadwick Boyd Spiced Burgers With Grated Cosmic Crisp Apple

First on our list are Spiced Burgers With Grated Apple.  Have you been looking for a new way to switch up your burgers for the grill to make them feel new and exciting?  You'll be the bell of your BBQ with this twist on an American classic burger! Chadwick's favorite apple, the Cosmic Crisp is the secret!  Just pick your protein of choice: ground beef, turkey, chicken, lamb…even shrimp, then mix in freshly grated Cosmic Crisp apple! The sweet-tart taste of the apple adds a surprising new level of flavor in every burger bite. Next, spice it up. Chadwick tells you how with his recipe here.

Credit: Chadwick Boyd Cosmic Crisp Apple Burger

If you're a vegetarian we are about to knock your socks off. Introducing a Chadwick original...the Cosmic Crisp Center Cut Apple Burger! Yes, I said apple burger. It will BLOW. YOUR. MIND.  You'll marinate a thick center-cut piece of a cosmic crisp apple in liquid aminos to create a delicious, plant-based burger. Believe it, this apple makes for a “meaty,” big-in-flavor new “center cut” burger!  Top it with sharp cheddar and a buttery toasted brioche bun and you'll be the creative star at your cookout. Click for the full recipe here.

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Chadwick with be on air with the Jersey Shore Morning Show with Lou & me every Friday at 8:40am est.  We'll also make sure to post his recipes right here on the 94.3 The Point App so you can download, keep and share them!  Don’t forget to take a picture once you make one of these fabulous recipes and tag Chadwick on instagram @chadwickboyd and the The Jersey Shore Morning Show with Lou & Shannon @943thepoint and you may be featured on the show!

Happy grilling! xo Shannon

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