Picnic, barbecue and outdoor party season begins Memorial Day weekend and I can not wait! Our holiday celebrations are packed with family, friends, food and fun and this weekend will be no exception.

When it comes to Memorial Day must haves and cookout and BBQ recipes, these would really be our top 10. Our favorite burgers include the Barbecue Bacon Beer Cheddar Smokehouse Burger and Cheesy Bacon Cowboy Burger. Our favorite crowd-pleasing summer salads are the Hawaiian Tortellini Salad, Best-Ever Strawberry Spinach Salad, Tropical Fruit Salad and Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad. And our most popular summer dessert is Strawberry Shortcake No-Bake Icebox Cake.

As for recipes for your grill, there’s Grilled Hawaiian Beef Kabobs, Jack Daniels Double Kick Pork Chops and Grilled Margarita Chicken. They are all home run cookout recipes and you are going to love them.


Click “LAUNCH GALLERY” on the top image to open all of these delicious recipes. Be sure to click through the whole gallery. Trust me, you do not want to miss a thing!

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About the Author:

Donna and Chad Elick are the producers of the very popular website The Slow Roasted Italian and authors of the delicious cookbook The Simple Kitchen: Easy Recipes Bursting with Flavor.