Certain things go hand-in-hand: PB&J, Sonny and Cher, wine and cheese... Like Ben goes with Jerry, pasta salads go with barbecues. Ditch bringing tortilla chips and guac, and instead whip up something hearty.
Click through to find some classics (like broccoli pasta salad and lemon-and-dill orzo) as well as some new players (raw summer pad thai and a brown-rice noodle salad). Whichever route you go, don't forget to make a little extra; you'll want to save some for yourself. Happy BBQ!