Memorial Day Menu Ideas

Memorial Day Menu Ideas

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Memorial Day is almost here. It’s time to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. Here are a few Memorial Day Menu Ideas to help you celebrate this May celebration. And while we’re all celebrating our freedoms, lets be sure to thank a Veteran for his or her service to our Country.

 

Memorial Day Menu Ideas – Main Dish

 

#1 – Grilled hamburgers with  Sourdough Whole Wheat Buns. I love serving grilled burgers on homemade buns that are sturdy and delicious. No more buns that fall apart in your hands when you’re eating.

Sourdough Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
Here's a delicious recipe to make when you want to make homemade hamburger buns.
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Recipe for Sourdough Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

 

#2 – Slow-Cooked Country Style Pork Ribs – Or perhaps you’d rather use your slow cooker and invite everyone over for an outdoor barbecue dinner. You don’t have to grill in order to enjoy the great outdoors.

Slow-Cooked Country Style Ribs
Here's a delicious recipe to make when you need something easy. Just put it in the slow-cooker and enjoy delicious, tender, fall-apart ribs for dinner. Serve with Microwave Scalloped Potatoes or Cheesy Corn and Macaroni Casserole.
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Slow-Cooked Country Style Ribs

 

#3 – Steak an Shrimp Shish Kabobs – Maybe you’d prefer to make some Shish Kabobs on the grill. Our daughters love these.

Steak and Shrimp Shish Kabobs
Here's a fun recipe to try during the summer when you grill.
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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

 

#4 – Grilled Pork Chops – If you’re expecting a large gathering, you might want to consider buying a whole pork loin and slicing thick chops. These are easy to make and taste wonderful.

Grilled Pork Loin Chops
Here is an easy and tasty recipe for serving pork loin chops. Thanks to the girls at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hepler, Kansas for letting me in on the two secrets to this delicious dish!
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Recipe for Grilled Pork Loin Chops

 

Every Celebration Needs an Appetizer

#5 – Easy Corn Dip – This dip goes great with corn chips or even lime-flavored corn chips. So good!

Easy Corn Dip
Here's a delicious dip introduced to me by a good friend years ago. It's especially good with lime flavored corn chips.
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Recipe for Easy Corn Dip

 

#6 – This recipe for Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika is one of the easiest hummus recipes I’ve made. And it’s so delicious. I could eat it every day, or almost every day. My daughters love it as well.

Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika
This recipe for Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika is one of the easiest hummus recipes I've made. And it's so delicious. I could eat it every day, or almost every day. My daughters love it as well. 
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Recipe for Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika

 

#7 – Deviled Eggs – Every picnic or barbecue should include some boiled eggs.

Deviled Eggs
What picnic is complete without a plate of deviled eggs? Here's an easy recipe for you to try.
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Recipe for Deviled Eggs

 

Moving on to Salads and Side Dishes

#8 – Grandma’s Coleslaw – Slaw goes best with barbecue, so if that’s on your menu, be sure to include some cabbage!

Grandma's Coleslaw
This recipe is great for summer picnics.
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grandma's coleslaw recipe

 

#9 – Potato Salad – How about some cool, delicious potato salad. This recipe is always a favorite.

Potato Salad
Here's a recipe we like for summer picnics or family gatherings. Goes well with Baked Beans and Deviled Eggs.
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Recipe for Potato Salad

 

#10 – Yummy Baked Beans – A picnic or barbecue just wouldn’t be complete without some baked beans on the menu. Here’s a recipe that gets rave reviews.

Yummy Baked Beans
This is an old family favorite. So good!
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recipe for yummy baked beans

 

Time for Dessert

It’s May so that means strawberries are in season. And Blueberries. And Tart Cherries, too!

#11 – Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake – Whether you prefer shortcake or angel food cake, be sure to include this dessert on your menu. There’s nothing quite better than fresh strawberries in May!

Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake
Here is an old recipe I enjoyed as a girl, and one I want to pass down to my girls.
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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

 

#12 – Here’s a delicious recipe for Country Blueberry Pie that uses fresh blueberries and a homemade pie crust. So yummy! Especially when served with whipping cream or ice cream!

Country Blueberry Pie
Here's a delicious recipe for Blueberry Pie.
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Country Blueberry Pie

 

#13 – Homemade Cherry Pie is so delicious when using fresh cherries.

Cherry Pie
Here's a yummy recipe to try when you have fresh cherries--tart or dark sweet cherries.
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Recipe for Homemade Cherry Pie with Tart Cherries

 

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