Celebrate Memorial Day with the Flavors of Utah

Today we celebrate Memorial Day (the last Monday in May – and this year it’s about as late as it can get) and the 45th state to join the Union, Utah. Memorial Day is so much more than just an excuse for a three-day weekend and the start of the Backyard Barbecue Season.

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A Day of Remembrance from the Grill

Memorial Day began as Decoration Day, a day in the spring when communities independently began to pay tribute to the Soldiers who died during the American Civil War. By the late 1860s, the custom of decorating the graves of fallen soldiers in the spring with flowers and ribbons and reciting prayers was commonplace in many cities and towns.

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A Memorial Day Celebration in Food

Wow, May is nearly over – Memorial Day Weekend is going to be upon us before we know it! I don’t know about you, but I cannot believe that Spring is behind us already. Where the heck did it go? Okay, so we’ve got a few more weeks until the calendar says it’s Summer. But we all know Memorial Day is the start of the Summer Entertaining Season.

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Memorial Day is More than just Backyard Barbecues

Like just about everyone in America, I look forward to Memorial Day – a three-day weekend with plenty of family, backyard barbecues or picnics and trips to the beaches, parks and forests that abound. Like most of us, I avoid the media bombardment of Blow Out Sales.

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Memorial Day – A Simple Backyard Barbecue

Oh my goodness, where has the time gone?  Next weekend is Memorial Day – the unofficial “official” start of the grilling season! It’s time to get busy. I’ve got menus to prepare, recipes to try out. Love it when the creative juices start to flow.

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Memorial Day Menu – A Feast for a Crowd

If you want to go all out this Memorial Day and put on a spread that is out of this world – have I got some ideas to share with you!

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