Memorial Day Backyard Picnic Menu


Make this Memorial Day memorable with an elegant back yard picnic and lots of family time. Spend time together cooking the meal and decorating your yard. Invite other families over for a picnic followed by board and lawn games in the afternoon light.

Sherry Lemonade in the grass


Rosemary symbolizes remembrance so use lots of it in your decor and share stories of the service men and women in your family lineage as you celebrate the day.


Rosemary in jam jars

Wind down the night with Americana classics, root beer floats and sparklers.


Root Beer Float

Memorial Day Picnic Menu
Sherry Lemonade
Peach Iced Tea

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Baguette Sandwich with Strawberry Chutney and Frisée
Potato Salad Gribiche
Raw Kale Salad with Strawberries, Almonds and Basil

Root Beer Floats


Memorial Day picnic meal


PS- Check back tomorrow for the FABULOUS Sherry Lemonade recipe, from Margaret Lagrotteria’s entertaining arsenal. A grown up slushy you will not forget. All the recipes for this picnic featured on The Daily Meal!




6 Comments on Memorial Day Backyard Picnic Menu

  1. Julie and Lauren
    May 26, 2011 at 7:56 am (12 years ago)

    Wow- I can’t wait for the sherry lemonade. I’ve never even had it!

  2. Elan
    May 26, 2011 at 9:02 am (12 years ago)

    Sherry Lemonade!

  3. Sarah
    May 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm (12 years ago)

    I’d like to eat this entire meal all over again tonight and every day this weekend.

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