Memorial Day Archives

This Memorial Day we should remember the African Americans who have fought on the frontlines, including in the war against COVID-19

May 21, 2020

By William S. Gooden Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. In other words, the purpose of Memorial Day is to pay tribute to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Cornbread Salad

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: 4 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro Kosher salt 1 cup sour cream ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 scallions, minced Juice of ½ lime ¼teaspoon chili powder 2 cups crumbled cornbread 2 15-ounce cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 cup shredded cheddar… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Smoked Baby Back Ribs

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: 2 racks baby back ribs (about 3 pounds each) ¼ cup packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon paprika 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon mustard powder Kosher salt 1 lemon, halved 1 apple, quartered 1 cup apple juice or cider 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar Vegetable… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Frozen Lemonade Pie

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: For the Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup sugar 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted For the Filling: 2 cups heavy cream 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, chilled 1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate (do not thaw) For the Topping: 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon fresh… [Read More]