Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, and the weather is getting warmer. Why not kick off the holiday weekend the right way with a backyard barbecue! But as you probably know by now, you can’t have a successful barbecue without a fantastic spread, and that’s where we come in. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. From barbecue classics to spruced up desserts, these flavorful dishes are guaranteed to please that party crowd!


After a long day in the sun, all you want to do is cool off and relax. What better way to do this than treating yourself to a Strawberry Mint Iced Tea. The strawberry, mint, and honey combination is perfect for a hot summer day! (via Joylicious)


This Watermelon and Berry Spinach Salad just screams Memorial Day! It’s a great way to start the party and snack on a healthy treat. (via Babble)


Let’s face it, as soon as the weather starts showing signs of summer, all we can think about is grilling! Why not start off the grilling season with Burrata Stuffed Burgers. This is not your average burger, but it sure does sound good! (via Foodness Gracious)


You can’t have a successful barbecue without a hot dog option. This year, spice it up a little and serve Beer Chili and Cheese Dogs. (via The Beeroness)


A simple pasta salad is always the perfect pairing for a cookout. Try this whole wheat Pasta Salad with Feta and Pea Shoots for a great combination of flavors! (via The Clever Carrot)


Spruce up a cookout classic! Try making this Spicy Corn on the Cob at your next barbecue to add a unique twist on a family favorite. (via Babble)


Dessert time! Dive into this light and fluffy Strawberry Trifle. This recipe is a summertime must! (via Deliciously Classified)


Cool off with these Paletas de Frutos Rojas (Wild Berry Popsicles). Serving a cool dessert at your backyard get-together is sure to please the crowd. (via Agoisfoto)


These Bacon Bourbon Baked Beans are a smokey side you won’t be able to resist. Talk about the perfect dish for your Memorial Day grilling celebration! (via How Sweet It Is)


This creative Red, White, and Blue Dessert Pizza combines all your favorite springtime flavors to create an eye-catching treat. (via Better Recipes)

Are you planning a barbecue for Memorial Day? Let us know what you’ll be serving!

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    • Oh my goodness, the Strawberry Trifle looks so delectable. Another salad i love for BBQs is feta and watermelon salad!