Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend

Is it Memorial Day weekend yet? This whole week we've been gearing up to the three-day weekend (see this menu) and official start of outdoor grilling season (10 must-read tips here). Here's a mess of recipes we'd happily chow on with friends around a grill, on a rooftop, at a park, or wherever. Everything from sweet potato chips to burgers and skewer-able meats to roasted potato salad, and of course a cold basil lemonade to gulp down.

While The Grill Is Heating Up


Wings al Pastor »
Cornmeal Biscuits with Honey Butter »
Curried Sweet Potato Chips »
Caramelized Onion Dip with Thick-Cut Potato Chips »
Boursin and Tomato Mini Tartines »
Poblano Black-Eyed Pea Dip »
Mini Pulled Pork Empanadas »

For The Fire


Chorizo Burgers with Manchego and Paprika Slaw »
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Kabobs »
Steak Tacos with Roasted Tomato Green Chile Salsa »
The Most Ultimate(st) Perfect Sliders »
Tiki-Style Beef Teriyaki Skewers »
Chili Dogs, Burgers, and Fries »
Grilled Jerk Chicken Wings »
Za'atar Salmon Kebabs »
Negimaki »
Dijon Tuna Burgers »
Farmhouse Bacon Cheeseburgers »

On The Side


Pasta with Meyer Lemon and Basil »
Roasted New Potato Salad with Poblano Mayo »
Jicama and Watermelon Salad »
Grilled Asparagus Panzanella »
Collard Green and White Bean Gratin »
Rice with Pigeon Peas (Arroz con Gandules) Pasta with Meyer Lemon and Basil »

Something Sweet


Blackberry and Summer Apple Pie »
Bourbon and Brittle Banana Cream Pie »
Sweet Tea Lemon Chess Pie »
Key Lime Bars »
Blueberry Cobbler »
Banana Pudding »
Bacon Chocolate Chip Biscotti »

A Tall Glass


Virgin Grilled-Tomato Bloody Maria »
Sweet Vanilla Iced Tea »
The Presbyterian »
Perfect Pimm's Cup »
Basil Lemonade »