"The Best" Memorial Day Cookout Recipe's - South Shore Moms

Looking to impress your friends and family at your Memorial Day Cookout?

TSSM’s has rounded up two of our favorite recipe’s for cookout staples!


when shopping, look for the smaller racks as these tend to have more tender meat, which helps achieve the perfect texture that the recipe boasts of!
take account of the longer prep time to give the meat proper time to marinate.

The Best Grilled Ribs

courtesy of Robby Melvin and myrecipes.com


Pasta salad:

  • 16 oz (4 cups) uncooked tri-color rotini pasta, or gluten-free rotini
  • 1 cup pepperoni diced
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese cubed
  • 1 small cucumber diced
  • 2 cups bell pepper diced (colors of your choice)
  • 2 (6 oz) cans sliced black olives
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup white balsamic vinegar*
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Roasted tomatoes:

  • 2 pint baby tomatoes
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

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