Labor Day

10 Labor Day Grill Favorites

August 28, 2012

For most children, Labor Day is a bittersweet holiday; it is a last hurrah that signals summer's impending end. For grown-ups, however, this holiday is much more exciting. It promises a day off, a cold cocktail, and a chance to shine at the grill. Whether you're a novice griller or a seasoned professional, here are 10 fresh ideas for putting your grill to good use and throwing your most impressive backyard barbecue to date.

Chimichurri Lamb Chops by CoconutsandCardamom

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Jamie Oliver's Smoked Beets by Genius Recipes

Spicy Shrimp by Helen

Tuscan Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash by Stefano Coppola

Cedar Plank Grilled Loup De Mer (Sea Bass) by aargersi

Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto and Preserved Lemon Cream by fiveandspice

Mexican Street Fair Corn by thirschfeld

Plum Sauced Pork Tenderloin by MrsWheelbarrow

Shrimp Burgers with Roasted Garlic-Orange Aioli by EmilyC

Grilled Mint Julep Peaches by Stefano Coppola


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ctgal September 1, 2012
Made the peach dessert. Fantastic! Easy and delicious. Thanks so much!! Gonna make it tomorrow night after shrimp and okra gumbo. A southern night!