Memorial Day

A Memorial Day BBQ Feast

May 22, 2012

Memorial Day signifies the start of summer, and to start it off on the right foot we're throwing a backyard barbecue feast. From refreshing drinks to seafood, steak, sides, and dessert, we've got all of our bases covered. No one will go home hungry, but everyone will leave wanting many more summer grill-outs. 

Gingerale with Cucumber by amanda

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Gin Rickey by Giulia Melucci


Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto and Preserved Lemon Cream by fiveandspice 


Grilled (or Broiled) Oysters with a Sriracha Lime Butter by melissav


Shrimp Burgers with Roasted Garlic-Orange Aioli by EmilyC 


Chicken Cutlets Grilled in Charmoula with Quick-Cured Lemon Confit by creamtea


Sugar Steak with Bourbon by amanda


Haricots Verts a la Dijonnaise by AntoniaJames


Potato Salad with Arugula and Dijon Vinaigrette by merrill


Anne Dimock's Straight-Up Rhubarb Pie by Genius Recipes


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I'm Laura Loesch-Quintin, a food writer and photographer, as well as the voice behind the recipe blog gourmette•nyc. Originally from Philadelphia, I was raised in a French-American household where vinaigrette, cornichons, and clafoutis were (and still are) staples. When not cooking, writing, or photographing, I can usually be found exploring the food markets of New York City.