Memorial Day

Top 6 Memorial Day Recipes: Macaroni Salad, Cole Slaw & More

Ahh, the Memorial Day cookout: Your annual chance to reconnect with family, enjoy the magical late-spring weather and flex your grilling muscles in preparation for the (hopefully many!) summer cookouts to come. And while burgers and hot dogs might be default Memorial Day entrées, that just gives side dishes and dessert more room to shine! I’ve gathered a few traditional-faves-with-a-twist, including potato salad, macaroni salad and my very favorite fruity (yep, fruity!) cole slaw recipe, to help up your patio-party game.

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The Deal with Dump Cake

If you’re asking yourself, “Why is it called ‘dump cake’?” you’ve probably never made one of these sweet treats. Usually a dump cake recipe includes a box of cake mix, canned fruit and not much else. And you usually skip the bowl entirely. About the time you’ve poured a box of cake mix and a can of fruit directly into a baking dish it will occur to you, “Ah, right. Dump cake.” Continue reading