Labor Day Eats: Foods to Serve for the Unofficial End of Summer

Summer is winding down. Celebrate the long Labor Day weekend with these seasonal eats.

Grilled Fattoush Salad
Is there anything better than a salad loaded with grilled, smokey vegetables? Dig into this salad that will remind you while backyard barbecue sides are the best. See the recipe.

Macerated Peach and Burrata Salad with Basil Oil
This peach and burrata salad is what you need to close out summer the right way. See the recipe.

Summer Corn BLAT Salad
This Summer Corn BLAT Salad is a deconstructed version of the classic California BLT. With the addition of fresh grilled corn, an avocado jalapeño ranch dressing and a glass of Vinho Verde wine to pair, this salad will give the traditional sandwich a run for its money. See the recipe.

Black Bean Cheddar Burgers
Let’s make sure Labor Day isn’t all about the meet. Get excited about these veggie burgers. Cheddar and black bean burgers are loaded with cheese and fun toppings like pickled onions. See the recipe.

Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese and Fried Shallots
Creamy, juicy, crunchy. So, so good. See the recipe.

Grilled Potato Salad with Eggs
Skip the usual mayo-based potato salad for your barbecue and impress your guests with this grilled potato salad with fresh herbs, a lemon dressing and soft boiled eggs to bring it all together. See the recipe.

Balsamic and Berry Compote with Vanilla Ice Cream
This balsamic and berry compote is about to take your sweet and simple bowl of vanilla ice cream to a whole new level. And you know we will be screaming for ice cream every single last day of summer. Serve an ice cream bar at your Labor Day shindig with this sauce as the star. See the recipe.

Summer Bumbleberry Pie
This gorgeous summer Bumbleberry Pie gets its sweet tart flavor from four kinds of berries plus a hint of rhubarb. Decorate the sweet with a simple star crust for a festive Labor Day dessert. See the recipe.

Homemade Peach S’Mores
We love s’mores, but it’s time to switch it up. Build your last fire of the summer and swap out the usual graham crackers for grilled peaches filled with a toasted marshmallow and dark chocolate. See the recipe.

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