The holiday weekend might be a little different this year then years past, but doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with some delicious Memorial Day recipes! I know the flag cake has been on here before and probably will be again around July 4th but sorry, its been my fav for as long as I can remember, so easy and always a hit if going to a social distance BBQ!
BBQ Pork Sandwiches
Sparkling Summer Lemonade
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for serving
- 1/2 cup lemon juice plus 1 lemon, sliced into wheels
- 1/2 cup blackberries
- 1/2 cup raspberries
- 1/2 cup strawberries, halved
- 2 liters seltzer or soda water
Pour the sugar and 1 cup water into a small pot and place over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and add the mint sprigs. Let the mint steep for 10 minutes, then discard the mint.Add the mint simple syrup to a large pitcher, punch bowl or serving canister. Add the lemon juice, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and lemon wheels and give a good stir. When ready to serve, fill the pitcher halfway with ice. Top the mixture with seltzer and give a good stir. Serve over ice with sprigs of fresh mint.