Memorial Day Menus

Homemade chocolate dipped king cone
Vicky Wasik

Memorial Day means so many different things. For me, it always meant packing up my belongings into mildewy trunks and heading to summer camp. Although I don't go to camp anymore, Memorial Day still remains—for me and for America at large—the beginning of summer. In celebration, we’ve put collected recipes that will serve your Memorial Day needs, whether you'll be grilling in your backyard, having a potluck with friends, or simply enjoying the summer night air.


Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki
Thick and Juicy Home-Ground Grilled Cheeseburgers
The Best Grilled Hot Dogs
Basic Barbecue Sauce

Potluck (or When Fire Codes Don't Allow Grilling)

Chicken Salad with Avocado, Corn, and Miso Dressing
Spaghetti All'Ubriaco
Roasted Onion and Garlic Dip with Pita
Stuffed Pasta Shells with Spinach

Summer Desserts

Homemade King Cones
Stracciatella Ice Cream
Homemade Fudgsicles
Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches