Great Grilling and Barbecue Recipes Ideas for the Labor Day Weekend

August 31, 2013

This weekend, grillers across the country will pull on their BBQ sauce stained Summer whites before gathering in backyards, parks, and tailgating parking lots in celebration of Labor Day weekend.  At, we’ve got you covered with everything from appetizers and side desserts to steaks, hot dogs and more!

Here’s  just a few ideas to get you started and be sure to check out even more great recipes, tips and techniques in our Community section at the top of the page.


To start things off, how about some “Signature” Barbecue Sauces,  Grilled Fruit Kebobs,  some Grilled and Pickled Fruits and Vegetables or Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp from your’s truly?

grilled watermelon

Grilled watermelon

Grilled Pickled fruits and vegetables

Grilled and Pickled Summer Fruits and Vegetables

Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Ciilantro Lime Shrimp


Or how about some beer kissed chicken sliders by NibbleMeThis?

Grilled chicken sliders

Grilled Chicken Sliders


If you want to show off a little, you can try Memphis Style Country Ribs by PatioDaddio.

Memphis style barbecue country ribs

Memphis Barbecue Country Ribs


Got a lot of mouths to feed? Grilling24x7 walks us through pork shoulder on top, brisket on the bottom to feed a hungry crowd.

pulled pork sandwich, beef brisket

Pulled pork and barbecue brisket

To wrap things up, you can’t go wrong with GrillGrrrl contributer Michelle Lara’s grilled peaches and cream with blueberries.

grilled peaches and cream with blueberries

Grilled Peaches and Cream with Blueberries


Happy Grilling everyone! What are you cooking up this Labor Day weekend? Let us know in the comments section!


Clint Cantwell, Editor

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