Memorial Day weekend is now upon us signaling the unofficial beginning of summer and grilling season as we honor those soldiers who have died while in military service. With our flags waving proudly in the sunshine, lemonade glasses filled to the brim, and the smell of charcoal grills on every street you pass, Memorial Day is truly a day of celebration.
Many families gather for neighborhood cookouts, visit with friends, or head out on a fun family vacation for the weekend. Regardless of how they celebrate, delicious food is just about always involved.
Or at least around my family it is.
And each of these dishes will make a fabulous addition to any Memorial Day menu.
Cherry Limeade | She Wears Many Hats
Fresh Lemonade | Add a Pinch
Southern Sweet Tea | Add a Pinch
Hot Pimento Cheese Dip | Add a Pinch
Strawberry Mango Salsa | Two Peas and Their Pod
Caprese Salad Skewers | She Wears Many Hats
Sliders / Burgers
Cheddar Bacon Wrapped Burgers | Dine and Dish
Sliders with Spicy Cilantro Lime Spread | Add a Pinch
Bacon and Ranch Cajun Baby Burgers | Picky Palate
Grilled Vegetables in Foil Packets | Food for My Family
Baked Beans | The Pioneer Woman
Herbed Tortellini Salad | Add a Pinch
Red Velvet Strawberry Cake | I Am Baker
Pavlova | Add a Pinch
Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream | David Lebovitz
We’re also going to be smoking some ribs this weekend. I can’t wait to share that recipe with you next week!
What’s on your Memorial Day menu? I’d love to know. If you have a link to it, please add it in the comments. I know you have some good ones!