Beach to Beacon is over and what a good run it was! We moved to Fort Williams for all the events and it worked out well. The new tent was amazing an we got all 500 people through the buffet lines in approximately 20 minutes!
When I think of Memorial Day, I think of the beginning of summer. When I think of Labor Day, I think of the end of summer—the last opportunity to have a party centered around the grill.
Here are a few fun facts about Labor Day that I found:
Now, I have never been traditional—I even wear white after Labor Day. So, for my holiday get-together, I am going with an all-grill event featuring Grilled Chicken and Grilled Salmon. Here is my menu:
Grilled Watermelon Cubes with Grilled General Tso’s Pork Belly
Grilled Spicy Jump Shrimp with Shoshito Peppers
Hot Shot Grilled Salmon (recipe follows)
Greek Tzatziki Grilled Chicken Thighs (recipe follows)
Grilled Potato Salad with Nancy’s Sherry Honey Vinaigrette
Grilled Peaches with Gino and French Vanilla Ice Cream (recipe follows)
*Gino is a Swedish dessert consisting of chopped fresh fruit and melted chocolate.
Hot Shot Grilled Salmon
Greek Tzatziki Grilled Chicken Thighs
Grilled Peach with Gino and French Vanilla Ice Cream