With the summer season winding down and the autumn months approaching, this Labor Day weekend, say “so long” to summer in the tastiest way possible…with a delicious potluck!
We’ve put together a list of some of our most scrumptious, finger-licking Labor Day recipes that are sure to please at the family’s barbecue or friends’ potluck!
Satisfying Side Dishes
Start your meal off right with these mouthwatering sides. Potato salad is a must and we love throwing veggies on the grill so this grilled corn recipe is a must-try!
When you marry a traditional potato salad and the decadence of a loaded baked potato, you get this creamy, savory side from Foodiecrush!
Veggies, butter, bacon, and cheese…the perfect combination! We’ve seen the typical grilled corn recipes before but this recipe from How Sweet Eats looks absolutely delicious!
See also: Perfectly Delicious Picnic Recipes
From burgers, to ribs, to fried chicken, Labor Day main dishes do not disappoint. Here are a couple that may be a little out of the norm, but that we think will probably become a Labor Day tradition at your table for years to come!
Get out your grill and get ready for a delicious take on a grilled chicken sandwich. Smothered with Ranch dressing and topped with jack cheese and your traditional sandwich condiments, the Ranch Chicken Sandwich from Food Network Kitchen is definitely a crowd pleaser! Photograph by Christopher Testani.
We want you to get some use out of your barbecue before the Labor Day weekend is over, so we’ve got another great grilling recipe for you! Although they are relatively small and easy to prepare, these Spicy Lemon Shrimp Skewers from Food Network Kitchen pack quite a big punch! They have a bit of citrus, sweetness, and spice that your mouth will thank you for!
We know that your side dishes and entrees are important parts of your Labor Day meal, but who are we kidding? It’s all about the dessert!
The Beeroness has blown our minds with this scintillating s’mores dish. These Chocolate Stout S’mores Bars really need no description; you simply must try them for the full effect!
Don’t be “fool”ed by the name…these little cups are a delight! If you want to end your meal with something on the lighter side, this treat by Serious Eats will satisfy your sweet tooth, while avoiding the stomachache. Sweet, tart, citrusy, and easy to serve…what more could you ask for? Photograph by Yvonne Ruperti.
Do you have a special treat that you make every Labor Day? Or maybe you’re trying out a new dish this weekend? We would love to know about it! Share your Labor Day recipes with us on the HWP Insurance Facebook page! Happy eating and Happy Labor Day!