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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

Should You Use Waxy or Starchy Potatoes for the Best Potato Salad?
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Should You Use Waxy or Starchy Potatoes for the Best Potato Salad?

Potato salad is an American institution, and hardly seems difficult to throw together, but the right...

Grilling Innovations to Bring Your 4th of July BBQ Into the Future
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Grilling Innovations to Bring Your 4th of July BBQ Into the Future

Who doesn’t love a summer BBQ? Mitch McConnell, probably. But the rest of us sure do and it’s high...

Don't Let a Lack of Outdoor Space Stop You From Entertaining This Summer
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Don't Let a Lack of Outdoor Space Stop You From Entertaining This Summer

What says summer more than barbecuing? (Hint: pretty much nothing.) Unfortunately, not all of us are...

These Outdoor Entertaining Hacks Will Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer
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These Outdoor Entertaining Hacks Will Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer

Summer exerts a pull as compelling as any siren song; the fair weather and the fully blossomed beauty...

If You Love S'mores, You Have the Girl Scouts to Thank
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If You Love S'mores, You Have the Girl Scouts to Thank

Now that it's summertime, you've probably found yourself lounging by the fire pit, or maybe you're...

A Hot Hack for Your Gas Grill: Lava Rocks Make It Burn Better
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A Hot Hack for Your Gas Grill: Lava Rocks Make It Burn Better

Learn how to hack a gas grill to burn hotter using lava rocks and expandable grill grates. Like many...

Easy Icebox Cake Is a Perfect No-Bake Summer Dessert
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Easy Icebox Cake Is a Perfect No-Bake Summer Dessert

Icebox cake is one of the easiest no-bake summer desserts around. Just layer cookies and whipped cream...

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

With Memorial Day comes the return of backyard grilling season, which means plenty of burgers are...

Lid On, Lid Off: When Should You Close Your Grill When Cooking? 00:39
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Lid On, Lid Off: When Should You Close Your Grill When Cooking?

Want a simple answer to the question, When should you use the lid on your grill? It's not an open...

Videos on Labor Day

Labor Day Recipes

S'mores Icebox Terrine 3 Saves

S'mores Icebox Terrine

This s'mores icebox terrine is a fabulous no-bake summer dessert made from layers of vanilla bean...