The Ultimate Labor Day Menu
This smoky, rich eggplant dip paired with a hefty helping of pumpernickel bread and diced vegetables will give your guests something to snack on while the main course cooks.
Grilled Buttermilk Chicken
To keep the meat from drying out, marinate the chicken in a flavorful buttermilk mixture overnight and toss on the grill 30 minutes before dinner time.
Shrimp, Salmon, and Scallop Kebabs
Pair your turf with these tasty skewers, which star three of the most popular fish in the sea: shrimp, salmon, and scallops.
Main Course (Vegetarian)
Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas With Basil
Vegetarians and meat-lovers will covet this gooey quesadilla, layered with vine-ripe tomatoes, sliced mozzarella cheese, and a sprinkling of fresh basil.
Parsleyed Corn on the Cob
Take this barbecue staple to new heights with melted butter and chopped parsley.
Summer Squash Ribbons With Lemon and Parmesan
Dress strips of squash with a simple, but delicious dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, and shaved Parmesan—no cooking necessary.
Peach and Raspberry Parfait
This dessert is neither plain nor time consuming: Simply sprinkle fresh summer fruit with sugar and let sit for 20 minutes to create the perfect no-fuss sauce for vanilla ice cream.