So, you wanna cook steak for Memorial Day weekend?
First, check out The Food Lab's Complete Guide to How To Grill a Steak for tips on how to select and cook the best high end steaks for the grill. If you want to really up the ante, you can go ahead and age your own beef using this guide to add some of that characteristic cheesy funk that you can usually only get at a fine steakhouse.
Looking for a more budget-friendly approach? Check out The Food Lab's Guide to Inexpensive Steak for the Grill, where we talk about the basics, and then jump straight into our guides:
Once you've got the basics under your belt, you can check out all of the recipes in the slideshow above, or jump straight to 'em from the links below.
Get the Recipes!
- The Food Lab's Perfect Grilled Ribeye Steaks »
- Grilled Garlic and Herb-Marinated Hanger Steak »
- Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs with Chimichurri »
- Spice-Rubbed Grilled Flap Meat »
- Santa Maria-Style Barbecue Tri-Tip »
- Herbes de Provence Grilled Steak »
- Mojo Marinated Flank Steak »
- Grilled Beef Pinwheels »
- Grilled Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak »
- Steakhouse-style Grilled Marinated Flank Steak »
- Chipotle Rubbed Steaks with Lime Butter »
- Beef Satay »
- Skirt Steak Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing »
- Thai-Style Marinated Flank Steak Salad »
- Nigel Slater's Grilled Beef Salad »
- Yum Neua (Thai Grilled Beef Salad) »
- Grilled Poblanao and Potato Salad with Skirt Steak »
Steak Sandwiches, Tacos, and Wraps
- Korean Galbi »
- Grilled Steak, Avocado, and Spicy Crema Sandwiches »
- Grilled Skirt Steak with Guacamole and Rajas »
- Steak Sandwich with Onion-Jalapeño Sauce »
- Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Fajitas »
- Chili Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos »
- Grilled Steak Banh Mi »
More Memorial Day Recipes!
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- 25 Sausage and Hot Dog Recipes For Your Memorial Day Grill »
- 26 Grilled Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes For Your Memorial Day Grill »
- 13 Sweets for Your Memorial Day Cookout »
- Drinks for Memorial Day Weekend »
About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook.