10 Great Labor Day Dishes

By Caroline Drzewinski / Photography By Danielle Atkins | Last Updated September 02, 2017
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Celebrate the end of summer with these 10 delicious party-recipes, including this roasted red bell pepper macaroni and cheese inspired by Hattie B's Pimiento Mac and Cheese. After all summer never ends, right?


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Bacon Cheddar Waffles

Recipe courtesy of BLVD Nashville and Nashville Originals. The key for the waffles is to separate the eggs to obtain a crispy and light texture.

Chipotle Corn Potato Salad

Cooler seasons call for bolder, more complex potato salads, such as this one with the rich flavors of chiles and sweet corn. With spicy and sweet mixed together in one bowl, it’s perfect for autumn...

BBQ Pork Tacos on Skillet Cornbread

Keep a pound or two of pulled pork on hand to make this quick and easy dish at home.

Oven-Roasted Porchetta (Pork with Herbs and Garlic)

This Italian roast pork takes full advantage of Spring’s fresh green herbs, which are whirled up into a paste then slathered over the pork. It’s great hot, but even better cold, sliced for...

Hattie B’s Pimento Macaroni and Cheese

This popular macaroni and cheese starts with a classic white sauce and plenty of extra sharp cheddar cheese. At the restaurant they use pimentos from a jar, but with the abundance of red peppers this...

End of Summer Baked Ratatouille

We love this baked ratatouille that utilizes all of August and September's harvest when they're abundant and cheap: bell peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant and basil. We got the inspiration for...

Chocolate Sour Cream Zucchini Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Grated zucchini makes this cake super moist, and of course is abundant this time of year. This recipe is excerpted from The Harvest Baker by Ken Haedrich with photography by Johnny Autry.  ...

Meyer Lemon Tarts

What happens when you can't find your tart pan and Target doesn't have one, you improvise and use what you have. I stumbled on these 4-inch vintage tart or pie pans, that a girlfriend found scavenging...

End of Summer Cucumber Basil Smash

Use Hendrick's or one of our local gins (HCDistillery, Corsair) to create this innovative cocktail. Consider also muddling seasonal berries for a flavorful variation.

Beer Cocktail of the Week: The Rusty Pale

In honor of National IPA Day, Thursday, August 3rd, we present the Rusty Pale, a beer cocktail combining Cooper's Craft (Brown Forman’s newest bourbon in 20 years) and...
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