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It's here, folks. Sweet, glorious Memorial Day weekend. But maybe you're bored with the old hot-dog-and-hamburger routine. In that case, bring one of these dishes to the party and be prepared to field recipe requests. Here, our nine best Memorial Day recipes.

Erin McDowell

Fancy Deviled Eggs

Update this summer staple by serving three versions: savory roasted garlic, salty capers and spicy Sriracha. 

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Roasted Poblano and Pecan Guacamole

Add some heat and crunch to creamy guac with poblano peppers and toasted pecans. 


Erin McDowell

Grilled Salsa

Chances are the grill will be fired up. So why not throw on some tomatoes, onions, jalapeños and--wait for it--mango and make this grilled salsa?

Erin McDowell

The Ultimate Party Sub

Please a crowd with this super-stuffed, extra-large sandwich

Erin McDowell

Black-Bean Burgers

Vegetarians, rejoice. These meat-free burgers don't sacrifice any of the flavor of the original variety. 

Jake Gartland

Quinoa Salad with Strawberries, Almonds and Mint

This nutty grain salad is light enough that you'll definitely have room for dessert. (More on that in a moment.)

Erin McDowell

Roasted Herbed Veggie Chips

What's a Memorial Day barbecue without salty chips

Erin McDowell

Brownie Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

The ideal make-ahead treat, these brownie cupcakes basically frost themselves. 

Erin McDowell

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie

No oven, no problem. This delightful peanut-butter pie needs just two hours in the freezer. 

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