BBQ Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze

April 01, 2015
It’s one of the sweetest holidays of the year—the unofficial official kick-off to summer and grilling season! Make sure you enjoy the holiday, instead of stressing about it, with these simple Memorial Day recipes and hacks. And because they can all be made with Ziploc® brand bags, they’re easy to clean up! Put on your white pants, because it’s time for a relaxing summer kick off party!

Shake-In-A-Bag Coleslaw with Sweet Poppy Seed Dressing

Slated to bring a side dish to the backyard bash? Then get ready to shake! This colorful recipe kicks classic coleslaw up a notch and will wow guests—but be warned, once you make it, you’ll be on coleslaw duty for eternity. Full Recipe
Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze

Mini Corndogs in a Ziploc® Brand Bag

It’s time to take corndogs out of the ballpark and into the kitchen with this simple Ziploc® brand bag corndog hack. Just make your batter in a Ziploc® brand bag and use it for dipping your dogs before they hit the oil. Less messy batter flying everywhere and an easy clean up! Now go forth and dip. Full Recipe
Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze


Patriotic Piped Tri-Color Cupcakes

The stars and stripes in cupcake form? What a great way to celebrate our flag and nation! Create stunning red, white, and blue cupcakes with a simple cupcake hack using Ziploc® brand bags. You won’t believe how easy these stunning beauties are! Full Recipe
Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze


No-Mess Marinade: Smoked Paprika Dry-Rubbed Steaks

Marinades and Ziploc® brand bags are a winning combo, especially with this dry rub. Combine these rich, bold spices to make a yummy dry rub everyone will enjoy. And then we’ll marinate steaks in them! The best part is this dry rub is fast and there’s no mess to clean up. Full Recipe
Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze

Gourmet Hamburger Patties: Red Onion Burger

Ah, hamburgers—everyone loves their mouthwatering char-grilled goodness. But with that amazing taste comes “hamburger hands”...the dreaded sticky mess on your hands from making the patties. Not to mention portion size and prep time. Here’s the perfect solution: Create delicious gourmet hamburgers in a Ziploc® brand bag beforehand, then score the bag for individual portions and freeze for later. Once you’re ready to cook (our delicious red onion burgers) crack along the scored lines to break off what you need. Grill what you want to eat and put the rest back in the freezer. Full Recipe
Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze


Grilled Corn with Queso Fresco, Chili Powder, and Lime

Light the grill and invite a crowd, because you’re taking grilled corn to the next level. Fill Ziploc® brand sandwich bags with a variety of toppings and let your guests choose what to dip their corn in! And, because the dips are in bags, it means no mess to clean up. Which means everyone is happy. Our favorite topping combination inspired by the traditional Mexican street food, elotes. Once your corncob is buttered, simply dip and roll it in a Ziploc® brand quart size bag full of queso fresco, chili powder, salt, and lime. Grilled corn just got way more exciting! Full Recipe

Ziploc® Recipe Hacks To Make Memorial Day A Breeze