From classic burgers and lots of steaks to spicy grilled salmon and Indian-inspired dips, these Memorial Day dishes will rock any barbecue.

Sunset Staff  – January 17, 2017 | Updated May 23, 2020

Let’s be frank: This is not going to be a normal Memorial Day. Once upon a time, you’d be inviting tons of friends over, or going to someone else’s backyard, or gathering for sprawling picnics in a park. Not in this awful social-distancing year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate at all, so here are several of our favorite cookout recipes, reminding us all of how much we do still have—and of good times yet to come.