Memorial Day Menu

Whether or not you’re heading out of town this weekend, thought it would be fun to share different menu ideas for the weekend.  Enjoy!

In-Town MenuBrunch, lunch & dinner
Herbed Ricotta Bruschette via Barefoot Contessa and GOOP
(can use store-bought low-fat ricotta; spread on toasted Sandwich Thins for a healthier option)
Turkey Sandwiches with Basil and Blackberry Preserves
Salmon in Lemon Brodetto with Pea Puree via Giada (for a fancy-at-home dinner)
Almond Butter & Blackberry Bars(we love to break off small pieces for a sweet snack)

Salmon in Lemon Brodetto with Pea Puree

Almond Butter + Blackberry Bars

BBQingStandard fare with a little kick of gourmet
Veggie Burgers via My Father’s Daughter by Gwyneth Paltrow
Hamburgers, Hotdogs
Fresh Mushroom and Parsley Salad via Giada
Daily Grill-style Salad

Veggie Burger

Potlucking – Dishes fun to share with friends
Ghiradelli Double Chocolate Brownies (add 1/2 cup extra chocolate chips to mix)
Trader Joe’s Bruschetta Sauce (sold in cold section) & served with your favorite crackers or baguette
Lisa’s Banana Cream Pies
Roasted Eggplant Caponata via Barefoot Contessa

Lisa’s Banana Cream Pies

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