It’s time to get a head start on your Memorial Day meal planning so you can enjoy the weekend with no rush. Prepare a Southern-inspired cook-out menu featuring artisan goods from the South’s best makers by ordering your Memorial Day foods from the Local Palate Marketplace. From elevated burger toppings to a festively named mixer, here are our recommendations.
This No-Sugar-Added Ketchup packs all the flavor of the traditional condiment without any additional sugar, so it’s healthier but just as tasty.
For smoky, peppery burgers full of flavor, sprinkle this Bourbon Smoked Pepper on your patties before tossing them on the grill. Made by Bourbon Barrel Foods, it features cracked Malabar pepper that’s been slow-smoked in barrel staves that once held Kentucky bourbon.
Once you try a burger with this bacon jam, you won’t want one any other way. Pine Street Market makes this sweet and savory spreadable bacon with pasture-raised meat, garlic, onions, cider vinegar, molasses, and spices.
For a Southern-inspired cheeseburger, swap American slices for Suga’s Pimento Cheese, made in Atlanta by Chef Suga. Choose from traditional or unique flavors like Serrano & Pepper Jack. Chef Suga also offers dairy-free versions of her pimento cheeses.
Made with organic cane sugar, ghost pepper, and sea salt, this Firecracker Syrup creates cocktails bursting with spicy flavor. Mix it with seltzer for an easy alcohol-free drink.
Dress your burgers, salads, or sandwiches with these crunchy, Georgia-grown pickled goods from Pickled Pink. The pack includes Garlic Dill Pickles, Sweet Heat Jalapeños, Perfectly Picked Peaches, and Honey Cinnamon Beets.
For dessert, showcase summer’s best stone fruit in a peach cobbler using this convenient mix from Back to the Basics 101, made with whole-wheat flour and simple ingredients.
Written by Daniela Johnson
Featured Image: Suga's Pimento Cheese