Memorial Day Party Recipes
Memorial Day is not only an important day to reflect, but it's also a day to celebrate with family and friends. For many, it helps kick off the summer after we've spent the long winter eyeing our grills and decks.
With the following recipes, you can get ready for warmer weather and plan a fabulous potluck feast for friends and family to kick off the season.
Layered Ham and Spinach Salad is a delicious medley that's sure to stand out on any buffet table. "It's very easy to make," assures Beverly Sprague of Baltimore, Maryland.
"Since I grew up on a cherry farm, I have many recipes featuring that delightful fruit," shares Margaret Scott from Traverse City, Michigan. Chicken Roll-Ups with Cherry Sauce is a mouth-watering way to use cherries with chicken.
Buttermilk Pan Rolls can be made very quickly. Hot, fresh rolls go well with just about any meal. This contest-winner comes form Patricia Young of Bella Vista, Arkansas.
Frances Colley of Coos Bay, Oregon puts blueberries grown in her area to good use in Sponge Cake with Blueberry Topping for a summertime treat.
Memorial Day Meal
If you're still looking for Memorial Day recipes and ideas to pack some patriotism into your picnic or potluck, try this menu from Laurie Neverman of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
It starts off with a selection of salads that will spark interest on any table, including Red, White 'n' Blue Salad, Patriotic Pasta and Liberty Sauerkraut Salad.
The grilled main course, Yankee-Doodle Sirloin Roast, helps keep you out of the kitchen and is a nice change from the usual burgers and hot dogs. And Stars and Stripes Torte provides a fitting finale to the meal.