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

Memorial Day is just around the corner: A reason to grill, get together with friends and family, and grill some more.

Get inspired this season by some of the grilling experts in the west, including pitmaster Matt Horn, whose cookbook includes some great additions to your spread, including a watermelon salad and to-die-for chicken. New Ojai restaurant Rory’s Place recommends grilling treviso radicchio with aioli for a fun take on a typical appetizer. Grill your vegetables in scallion oil, try to perfect your burger technique, or surprise your crowd with gochujang spareribs. Have fun at the grill this season and experiment a little.

Try out some of our favorite cookout recipes, reminding us all of how much we do still have—and of good times yet to come.

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