12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Everyone loves a great meal on Memorial Day, and it’s the unofficial beginning of grilling season. On this important day of remembrance, we honor those who served in the armed forces, as Memorial Day is, most importantly, a day to honor the veterans that gave the their lives for our country. At cookouts and celebrations across the America, and as people are serving their guests many a red, white and blue-themed dish, we hope everyone remembers how our service men and women proudly served and sacrificed for us. Happy Memorial Day.

Patriotic Neapolitan Ice Cream from @hamiltonbeach

Patriotic Neapolitan Ice Cream

Layers of red, white and blue – strawberry, vanilla and blueberry. Does it get any more patriotic than that? 

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Red, White and Blue Power Smoothie

Keep your energy up with a power smoothie to kickstart your long weekend.

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Basic Burgers

Sometimes basic is best. A good old fashioned grilled cheeseburger is quintessential American cookout fare. 

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

These corn and bean salad is a lighter, more refreshing alternative to macaroni salad. 

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

Really impress your guests when you slice into a perfectly grilled flank steak, flavored to perfection in our signature marinade.

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Red, White and Blue Trifle

A patriotic looking dessert everyone will love, topped with a summery whipped cream and fresh berries.

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Grilled Bourbon Chicken

But an extra kick into your typical BBQ marinade with the addition of bourbon. It really gives this grilled chicken a unique flavor.

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12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Whipped Cream Pound Cake with Berries

Another beautiful dessert with fresh summer berries. This pound cake makes for a fantastic dessert and looks beautiful on the table.  

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Banana Pudding

Everyone remembers having banana pudding at family get togethers from years gone by. Bring back this cookout staple when you make our test kitchen’s version. 

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Greek Pasta Salad

Feta cheese, olives and tomatoes give this pasta salad a Mediterranean flavor everyone will enjoy. You might want to make a double batch because many will return to the pot luck table for another helping.

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Classic Potato Salad with Variations

You can’t have a cookout without potato salad. Here are a couple of variations on traditional potato salad to make sure yours stands out from the rest. 

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12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

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2 Comments

  1. Faye Thomas

    I love your recipes. I had lost interest in cooking but your recipes have inspired me to cook again.

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