Memorial Day Recipes

Find more than 400 recipes for burgers, steaks, potato salad, and more, perfect for Memorial Day picnics and barbeques.

Community Picks

Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs

Rating: 4.5 stars 307
This is a chicken kabob recipe that I would love to share! Plan to marinate for 3 hours. Serve with Greek rice!

Steve's Bodacious Barbecue Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 32
These make real mouth-watering 'Pig-cicles'! They take a while to cook, and when you eat them, you'll have pork fat smeared from ear to ear! Mmm! Mmm! I like to smoke with hickory wood, but any of your favorite will suffice.

Best Hamburger Ever

Rating: 4 stars 779
Juicy beef burgers perfect for summer grilling and packed with flavor.

Beaumont Ranch Potato Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 77
I have kept this recipe a ranch secret, but I have decided to share it. This is my variation of a French classic garlic potato salad. It is different than the dish that inspired it, but very good and easy as well.

Awesome Pasta Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 696
This is the best pasta salad I've ever eaten, and people request it frequently. It's a very easy, light-tasting side dish for a picnic or dinner.

Amazing Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Rating: 4.5 stars 286
This is an amazing spicy grilled shrimp recipe. It has become my family's new favorite.

American Flag Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 67
Unfurl the red, white, and blue with this beautiful, easy, and patriotic flag cake perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any favorite occasion. Assemble and frost the pretty cake and wait for the oohs and ahhs!

Missouri Miner Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
An easy, foolproof recipe for amazing pulled pork. I use a mixture of traditional and hickory/brown sugar barbeque sauce.

Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 2704
This classic macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!

Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 780
Chef John's baby back ribs are glazed with BBQ and baked until tender.

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 3014
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.

Inspiration and Ideas

A Day's Worth of Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day
These recipes offer a patriotic way to start the day, and they keep that theme going strong with lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that stay true to the red, white, and blue.
Memorial Day Brunch Ideas
Because the day doesn't have to be all about the barbeque.
Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs
Rating: 4.5 stars 759

Baby back ribs, seasoned with a cumin, chili powder, and paprika spice rub, are slow-cooked on your grill over indirect heat until fall-off-the-bone tender.