Recipe Roundup: 15 Dishes To Dole Out On Labor Day

We always say we're going to make fabulous things for holiday parties with family and friends. Our heads are filled with meats that are stuffed, desserts that are tart and drinks that are cool and refreshing. But when push comes to shove, we're usually too busy to go all out, but if we can find time for just one of these 15 recipes, we know our table will be a quite a feast!

We rounded up 3 mouth watering ideas for each different facet of a meal. Try making them all, or mixing and matching as your budget and availability of ingredients sees fit!

Recipes Pictured Above Are Bolded Below

Drinks
Summer Cocktails! The Full Roundup
Summer Drink: Pastis
Refreshing Drink for Summer: Cold-Brewed Iced Tea

Appetizers
Bacon Pops! Goat Cheese Pops with Herbs, Pecans, & Bacon
Afternoon Snack: Stuffed Sweet Piquante Peppers
Recipe: Cipollini and Mushroom Tart

Side Dishes
Recipe: Homemade Potato Chips with Rosemary
Recipe: Barbecue Chicken and Macaroni Salad
Recipe: Peas with Prosciutto & Mint

Main Courses
Recipe: Old-Fashioned Juicy Burgers
How To Make Corndogs At Home
Grilled Tangy, Spicy Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs

Desserts
Individual Peach Ginger Hand Pies You Can Pack for Lunch
How To Make Ice Cream Sandwiches At Home
Recipe Review: One Bowl Mascarpone Brownies

Related: Labor Day Weekend Wines: A Menu for Home or Away

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