For a dog, social gatherings don’t get much more perfect than the bark-be-que. They find the required elements – the great outdoors, balls and Frisbees, ready playmates – intrinsically appealing. People are sure to have a good time too, just make sure you serve up plenty of great eats.

Check out these recipes your human guests will devour…

Very berry pork chops

Sweet and savory cider chicken

Blackberry mountain porterhouse pork loin

Balsamic beef tenderloin with cherry salsa

Peri peri chicken thighs