Kick off Summer with a Memorial Day BBQ!

Kick off Summer with a Memorial Day BBQ!

Celebrate summer, sunshine, and our nation’s veterans with a family-friendly BBQ! We’ve included all the classics, like potato salad, corn on the cob, burgers, and brats, plus a ton of other tasty grilled treats!

Appetizers
All these appetizers can be made right on your grill!

Grilled Potato Skins
Bacon-Mushroom Appetizers
Grilled Garlic Bread
Grilled Peppers with Gorgonzola, Lemon, and Capers
Best Ever Grilled Corn on the Cob
 
Main Courses
Burgers, brats, wings, dogs, and ribs- the fab five of summer grilling!

Stuffed Burgers
Grilled Bratwurst and Onion Sandwiches
Grilled Chicken Wings
Jim’s Super Dogs
Grilled Pork Ribs
 
Side Dishes

Red Potato Salad
Classic Coleslaw
Baked Beans in a Crockpot
Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing
Pasta Salad with Herbs, Green Beans, and Feta

Desserts
We’ve included both fruity favorites and some classic American sweets.

Simple Summer Fruit Pie
Raspberry Sorbet
Chocolate Chip Brownies
Quick USA Cake
Crumbly Apple Pie

Beverages
Iced tea, punch, and lemonade are fun, refreshing, and family-friendly.

Fresh Lemonade with Raspberry Ice Cubes
Peach Punch
Summer Iced Tea
The Oasis
Watermelon Coolers
 
Presentation Pointers:
1.  Don’t let your guests get bored; set up some outdoor activities for friends and family of all ages, such as bean bags, croquet, or horseshoes.

2. Remember that today is all about paying homage to our veterans. Raise a glass to those who have served for our country.

3. While you may think July 4th is the only red, white, and blue holiday, Memorial day is, too!  Serve drinks in red plastic glasses, hand out blue napkins, and let your flag fly (if you have one!)

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