Whether you choose to host a festive barbecue or a low-key gathering this Labor Day, this is the perfect opportunity to put good food at the center of your celebration.
Here is a list of our 10 favorite Labor Day recipes that will satisfy everyone from the simplest of chefs to the most adventurous of guests.
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Appetizers, Salads and Sides
This bite-sized twist on an American favorite is great to put out as pre-meal finger food. Who doesn’t love a BLT?
One of the folks on our team loves cooking for his family whenever they come to visit. This recipe is one of his favorites during football season, but it’s perfect for any holiday that calls for your grill.
Our salad is a variation on the classic panzanella but is made heartier with the addition of grilled sweet Italian sausages and corn. You can serve this as a side dish or the main course.
Saveur helps take care of your overflowing garden zucchini with a toothpick in this recipe. Don’t have prosciutto? Try our Jambon Ham instead.
This recipe from The Kitchn is easy – take a cabbage, slice it into four-quarters, then drizzle on the spicy lime dressing.
Rachael Ray is famous for her quick and easy recipes. This one comes together in less than 15-minutes!
This guide to cooking the perfect bone-in pork chop can be used on the grill or in the kitchen.
This main course is great for anyone who’s gluten-free. You still get the joy of grilling a burger, but without the bun!
This recipe is from Mark Bittman’s award-winning cookbook, How to Cook Everything. All you need to do is marinate the steak, grill for 10-minutes, then slice it thin before serving.
We’ve never seen anything quite like this. Thank you, Serious Eats, for the recipe!