There are many holidays in which one must prepare for. Christmas, Thanksgiving, loved one’s birthdays but aside from The 4th of July there is one holiday that is synonymous with cooking out & enjoying an ice cold brew in the heat. This holiday would be Labor Day. For many years this has become a staple for American culture & even in the midst of the rising and falling COVID-19 cases the situation has not changed one bit.
Labor Day falls on the first Monday in September. Therefore many Americans tend to hold celebrations on the weekend preceding it because let’s be honest...the boss isn’t looking forward to having too many people calling out Tuesday morning ya know. As such there are a few things to keep in mind & a few things to keep on hand for this Labor Day weekend. Whether you’re planning a gathering with family or having a celebration with friends these things will definitely set the mood & an even better experience. Ready? Let’s go!
If you’re wondering or perplexed about what to throw on the grill let’s start out with a few simple but enjoyable foods that even the most pickiest of eaters find it hard to turn down:
- Hot Dogs/Sausage Dogs
- Fried Chicken
- Grilled Chicken
- Corn on the cob
These meats/hearty selections are almost impossible to pass on if done the right way. If you’re confused on just the right way to season or cooking time in general, don't hesitate to do a quick search on Google or any other search engine just to be on the safe side. “What about drinks?” , one might ask. Here are yet another tried and true selections when it comes to beating the heat or just to quench your thirst:
- Water (It’s a classic!)
- Beer (Adults 21+)
- Fruit Juice
In conclusion the prepping for the Labor Day weekend is all how you want it to be. There may be a few other things that you’d like to add to the menu & that’s just fine. Don’t forget to have plenty of tables, chairs, and even umbrellas in the event of a shower. Most importantly though, be careful because your family and loved ones want you around for next year’s celebration as well.