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23 Memorial Day Recipes – Perfect for Your Gathering

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23 Memorial Day Recipes

Can you believe that Memorial Day is right around the corner? In our house, this day signifies the official start of Summer. In the hopes of helping you plan for a gathering, here are our 23 Memorial Day recipes. We have all of the food categories covered – from cocktails to desserts!

CocktailsSummer Blue Cocktail.     This cocktail is a real hit. It’s light and delicious.

    Watermelon Cosmo Cocktail Martini - perfect cocktail for summertime. Summer cocktail.

Watermelon Cosmo.  Who doesn’t love watermelon? We can honestly say that we have never met anyone that doesn’t love it. When we think of summertime gatherings and picnics, we instantly think of fresh, sweet watermelon. A watermelon cosmo is perfect for summer!

Basil and Peach Cocktail.     This cocktail is a perfect blend of summertime produce!

Sparkling Wine Sangria

Sparkling Wine Sangria.   This recipe is a crowd-pleaser. You can make a batch or two ahead of time. Your family and friends will thank you!    

Skinny Margarita.   Here’s another light special bev, but it’s still big on flavor.

Frozen Moscow Mule Slushy Cocktail.  We pinky-swear-promise, this drink is perfect for summertime. It’s like an adult slushy.

Snacks and Appetizers

No party, gathering or picnic is complete without snacks.

Ranch Oyster Crackers - yummy, flavorful snack or cocktail party nibble.

Ranch Oyster Crackers.      

Bloody Mary Tomato Party Appetizer

Bloody Mary Tomato Party Appetizer.       

Fresh Peach Salsa

Fresh Peach Salsa.       

Cheese Ball Bites.      

Easy Ranch Pretzels.     

Restaurant Style Salsa.       

Salad and Sides

One of these recipes would be perfect for a potluck get together. 

Mom’s Southern Style Potato Salad.       

Fumi Salad.     

Caprese Pasta Salad - perfect dish for summer or a picnic

Caprese Pasta Salad.      

Creamy Summer Corn Salad.      

Southern Broccoli Salad.      


Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups-delicious and perfect appetizer for the super bowl

Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups.       

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork.   


Buffalo Chicken Wonton Cups.       


The perfect way to end your Memorial Day weekend is with dessert.

Mojito Watermelon recipe - perfect summer side dish, salad, appetizer of snack

Mojito Watermelon.      

Easy Dessert – Dump Cake.      

Easy Peach Turnovers

Peach Turnovers.      

We hope that you enjoyed this culinary tour today. Which recipe will you try?

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