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Memorial Day Side Dishes

Don't forget the sides! These crowd-pleasing recipes range from potatoes on the grill to bbq beans, macaroni salad, grilled corn and more.

Basil Grilled Corn on the Cob

Basil Grilled Corn on the Cob

Basil Grilled Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is a comforting and cherished Midwest dish. It's amazing when grilled, and my recipe adds a few unexpected ingredients to make it taste even more like summertime. —Caitlin Dawson, Monroe, Ohio

Grilled Spicy Corn on the Cob

Grilled Spicy Corn on the Cob

Grilled Spicy Corn on the Cob

During a family picnic, we added jalapenos and hot pepper sauce to our homegrown corn. Now we spice up the ears every chance we get. —Bernadette Walker, Waco, Texas

Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

A little tart and a touch sassy, this fun way to fix corn will be a hit. Just a few minutes of pan frying gives it a delightful golden color. —Faye Sloan, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Dilly Vegetable Medley

Dilly Vegetable Medley

Dilly Vegetable Medley

“I love to eat what I grow, and I have tried many combinations of the fresh vegetables from my garden. This one is really great! I never have leftovers when I make this tasty side." Rebecca Barjonah Coralville, Iowa

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Serve this very colorful side dish with any meal this summer! It's simple and fresh, and it'll perk up any summertime dinner plate. Kathy Franklin - Antioch, Tennessee

Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

I first tried these kabobs at my son's cottage; they were a real hit. Invite your neighbors over for a grilling get-together and serve these wonderful skewers. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Here's a recipe perfect for large get-togethers because it can be easily doubled for a big crowd!—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Lea Ann Anderson TULSA, OKLAHOMA Here’s a quick and easy recipe familiar to most at reunions and other large gatherings. The sweet and hearty dish includes three kinds of beans and plenty of beef and bacon.

Asian Grilled Green Beans

Asian Grilled Green Beans

Asian Grilled Green Beans

You’ll love the great flavor and easy preparation of Trisha Kruse’s fresh side dish. The Eagle, Idaho cook tosses bright green beans in a sweet sauce with a subtle kick.

Smoky Grilled Corn

Smoky Grilled Corn

Smoky Grilled Corn

A friend and I cooked up this corn one evening when getting ready to grill. The buttery corn, with its sweet-spicy seasoning, won top honors over our steaks. —Linda Landers Kalispell, Montana

Grilled Sweet Onions

Grilled Sweet Onions

Grilled Sweet Onions

These onions are so delicious, we prepare them all year long—on the grill in summer, or in an oven preheated to 350° for the same amount of time in winter. A small salad, a slice of bread, and you've got a great light meal. —Mary Bilke, Eagle River, Wisconsin
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