Friday, May 24, 2013

Rounding Up Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day Recipe Round-Up from Gooseberry Patch
This weekend will bring the unofficial kickoff of summertime and while we're celebrating and remembering heroes in our families, we know that you'll be doing the same...and enjoying something yummy to eat too! Whether you're headed to a hometown parade, celebrating with a backyard cookout or gathering for a picnic in the park, we'd love to hear what's on your menu.
So tell us...
What are your favorite MEMORIAL DAY recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!

Picnic-perfect, this recipe from Everyday Simple Suppers is a fruity twist on chicken salad...made with turkey and plenty of crunch!
Apricot Cashew Salad Sandwiches | Recipe from Everyday Simple Suppers cookbook | Gooseberry Patch

Apricot-Cashew Salad Sandwiches
Thanks to Rhonda Reeder from Ellicott City, Maryland, who shared this family-favorite recipe with us. 
Everyday Simple Suppers cookbook from Gooseberry Patch2 c. cooked turkey, diced
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and diced
1 c. celery, chopped
1/4 c. dried apricots, finely chopped
1/4 c. cashews, chopped

1/2 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. sour cream
2 T. apricot preserves
1/4 t. ground ginger
1/8 t. nutmeg
1/8. pepper
8 slices sandwich bread
4 lettuce leaves

Toss together turkey, apple, celery, apricots and cashews in a large bowl set aside. Whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, preserves, ginger, nutmeg and pepper in a separate bowl; spoon over turkey mixture and fold in until well blended. Spoon evenly onto 4 slices of bread. Top with lettuce leaf and remaining bread slices. Makes 4 sandwiches.
Click here for a printable version of this recipe.

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