Enjoy the Holiday Weekend with These Party Recipes

By Jessica Bivins, May 26, 2017, Energy Efficiency, Events & Fun, Recipes

Memorial Day weekend is a time to be with our friends and family and celebrate our freedom. If you plan on having a Memorial Day get-together, try these energy-efficient and party-worthy recipes.

Cheesy Steak Stuffed Mushrooms

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These hearty mushrooms are the perfect appetizer, party snack, or even dinner. This recipe keeps your home cool and your energy usage low by only requiring a couple of small appliances and limited time in the oven. Quick to make and full of flavor, these are sure to win the favor of your guests. Get the full recipe here.

Cilantro and Citrus Grilled Spring Fajitas

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It wouldn’t be Memorial Day weekend without a little grilling. And as grilling is outside, you aren’t using any energy from your stove or your air conditioner. Whip up this delicious Texas favorite and add the cilantro and citrus marinade for extra zesty flavor. Click here for the full recipe.

Build Your Own Cheeseburger Bar

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Another energy-efficient grill option is, of course, burgers. For a classic cookout meal with a little twist, have your guests build their own burger. This recipe doesn’t just leave it at patties and cheese; it includes easy sauteed vegetables and unique toppings like honey sriracha ketchup and teriyaki marinated pineapple. Get creative here.

Pale Ale Slow Cooker Chili

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Is there anything more American (or Texan) than chili and beer? Slow cookers are always a great energy efficient option that requires little work for you. This recipe combines chili with your favorite local Texas ale to create a flavorful dish that will warm the hearts of you and your guests without warming up your home. Get cooking here.

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