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Labor Day

Holidays | Labor Day means backyard barbecues and time off work. Discuss your plans with the Chowhound community and share Labor Day recipe ideas, entertaining tips, and the best places to eat out on the holiday.

Articles on Labor Day

How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros 00:39
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How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros

Grilling season may have given way to fall, but true BBQ fans are willing to brave inclement weather...

7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time
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7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time

No one wants to choke down a tough, crumbly, dry hamburger, so learn these 7 simple tricks for making...

Squeeze Every Last Ounce of Flavor from Summer Produce with These Unique Cocktails 00:24
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Squeeze Every Last Ounce of Flavor from Summer Produce with These Unique Cocktails

These late summer drink recipes take full advantage of the last seasonal produce before fall's apples...

Make Three Party-Ready Salsa Recipes In Just 30 Minutes
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Make Three Party-Ready Salsa Recipes In Just 30 Minutes

Is your Labor Day spread missing something? It might be as simple as adding chips and salsa—but not...

Mix and Match S'mores Bar: The Possibilities Are Endless (and Delicious)
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Mix and Match S'mores Bar: The Possibilities Are Endless (and Delicious)

Chocolate, graham crackers, and toasted marshmallows—s'mores are basically perfect. But that doesn...

Where Do Hot Dogs Come From? 01:21
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Where Do Hot Dogs Come From?

Let's get frank. Where do hot dogs come from? may not be a question you find yourself asking often...

How to Feed a Crowd: Cook Your Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot 00:49
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How to Feed a Crowd: Cook Your Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot

Cooking for the masses is rarely easy or cheap, but making hot dogs in a Crock-Pot might be the solution...

Where's the Beef? Not In These Veggie Burgers (and You Won't Miss It)!
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Where's the Beef? Not In These Veggie Burgers (and You Won't Miss It)!

These days, you have a lot of meatless burger options at the grocery store and even some fast food...

The Best Kitchen and Cookware Sales Happening This Labor Day Weekend
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The Best Kitchen and Cookware Sales Happening This Labor Day Weekend

These are some of the best Labor Day sales on kitchen appliances and cookware. Labor Day Weekend means...

Videos on Labor Day

Labor Day Recipes

Easy Grilled Sweet Corn 84 Saves

Easy Grilled Sweet Corn

Make an easy grilled sweet corn recipe using fresh sweet corn and vegetable oil, no pots of water...

Easy Iced Tea 122 Saves

Easy Iced Tea

A simple and delicious recipe—just tea and water, with a little citrus zest for extra flavor.

Easy Steamed Blue Crabs 76 Saves

Easy Steamed Blue Crabs

This recipe shows how to steam blue crabs in water and vinegar with plenty of Old Bay, and has helpful...

Easy Berry Cobbler 163 Saves

Easy Berry Cobbler

This basic blackberry-blueberry-raspberry cobbler utilizes a store-bought crust for a quick and easy...

Easy Quinoa Salad 392 Saves

Easy Quinoa Salad

Make a light, healthy, flavorful grain salad combining quinoa with olives, tomatoes, and salty cheese...