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Tasty Recipes for a Memorial Day BBQ

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Memorial Day is coming up on May 27th, and this month the Autumn Creek Apartments Blog is featuring a few of our favorite barbecue recipes to help you get through the day. Invite a few friends and neighbors and head to our picnic area — complete with charcoal grills — or your favorite park in East Amherst, NY, and have a blast on Memorial Day!

Memorial Day Friendly Recipes

Grilled Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa from Cooking Classy™

Marinate your chicken in fresh lime juice, lime zest, olive oil, honey, chopped cilantro, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Grill the chicken and then top with an avocado salsa made with avocados, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, and lime juice.

Summer Corn, Avocado & Black Bean Salad from Produce on Parade

Toss together sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, black beans, avocados, red onion, and cilantro for a delicious summer salad. Dress this salad with olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, kosher salt, and ground black pepper. This dish can be served on its own or with your favorite brand of tortilla chips.

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans Recipe from Food, Folks, and Fun

These slow cooker Boston baked beans take a lot of work, but they’re worth it! Soak a pound of navy beans in water for eight hours before mixing the rest of the ingredients (baking soda, bay leaves, thick sliced bacon, onion, molasses, dark brown sugar, boiling water, maple syrup, dijon mustard, cider vinegar, salt, and pepper) in the slow cooker. You’ll need to cook these beans on low for about ten hours. Plan on starting on these beans at least a day ahead of time.

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Pie from Art and the Kitchen

This no-bake strawberry cheesecake pie is a creamy and delicious treat. Combine jello, sugar, and cream cheese to make the sugary filling. You can make the crust with graham crackers and fresh strawberries from the local farmer’s market here in Lowell, MA.

What are your favorite Memorial Day recipes? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post!