Six recipes for summer childhood favorites -- all grown up

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There's nothing like a delicious grilled cheese sandwich to give you a sense of nostalgia.Today

Remember when summertime meant chasing after an ice cream truck, strolling on the boardwalk and splashing in sprinklers? Take a trip down memory lane with these summer favorites inspired by the kid within but reworked for your grown-up palate. After all, there are perks to being an adult, like boozy popsicles and corn dogs made with lobster.

Last month, famous chefs waxed nostalgic over the summer foods they were obsessed as children. This time we're bringing you six recipes that bridge the gap between adolescence and adulthood.

Four ways to spice up your grilled cheese sandwich

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Sparkling strawberry lemonade and lemon-mint slushie

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Sweet cocktail ice pops with key lime, mango chile and more

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Lobster roll, buffalo short rib and mac 'n' cheese corn dogs

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Homemade pop-tarts with raspberry jam

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5 creative peanut butter sandwiches

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