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May 30th, 2011
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Take a moment today to say thanks to the men and women who've sacrificed so much to keep our country strong and safe, then celebrate our freedom with a meal shared with friends and family.

We've got some seriously smokin' grilling advice right here.

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    November 18, 2012 at 7:06 pm |
  2. USA

    This is CNN. Please go to Fox News to learn about Memorial Day. There is nothing here but libs and Eurotrash doing their usual anti American BS.

    May 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm |
  3. james

    the couple of comments ahead of me are idiotic.. they actually have thanks to the soldiers and then after said enjoy a meal together and etc... not one time did this article say memorial day was only about grilling you idiots.. i swear i love our troops but then again us as civilian owe you guys nothing but gtatitude and a thanks. stop acting so self absorbed that u will nevet get the bigger picture

    May 30, 2011 at 1:38 pm |
  4. Truth

    For the love of all that is holy, this is a FOOD BLOG!
    Accordingly, food is the focus here. Nobody is disparaging the contributions of our military. As a matter of fact, the homepage has a number of articles saluting (no pun) the contributions of soldiers and families. Lighten up some.

    May 30, 2011 at 9:44 am |
  5. EveryDayFitGourmet

    good round up of articles on grilling and like the burger ones in particular – try to limit the fattier stuff but over memorial day its a day you have steaks or burgers! more on grilling healthy for the grilling fans....http://www.everydayfitgourmet.com/3/post/2011/05/every-day-healthy-fit-grilling.html

    May 30, 2011 at 9:39 am |
  6. RichardHead

    Such Hate and discontent from the posters this morning. If you all would channel this to the proper people such as our President,War would be something of the past.

    May 30, 2011 at 9:02 am |
  7. fritz

    "Only about Grilling"??? Any staffers at CNN been to war? Apparently not – you idiots have assumed your demographic changing to yuppies and lazy tweens! Memorial Day has a much deeper meaning, but this station/site seems more concerned with "viewership" than meaning. Shame on you all for the title of this link/article. Just F you !

    May 30, 2011 at 7:51 am |
    • beezus

      Read the very first sentence, Tard.

      May 30, 2011 at 8:07 am |
      • Jeff

        Oh I know that's right. It's sad that when this day come along a lot of military/pro-military folks get all crazy. They can't grasp that there is more than just honoring servicemen on this day....always has been. There is no intent of disrespect.

        May 30, 2011 at 11:34 am |
  8. Apeman

    Merican doesn't care about its fighting men, no class, no honor, just pleasur me over and over again. A nation of clowns, disgusting

    May 30, 2011 at 2:02 am |
    • JJ

      Yah, ya know, 'cause no other nations have ever suffered from the idiocy of ignorant buffoons....

      May 30, 2011 at 12:25 pm |
  9. Rob

    "Take a moment to to say thanks to the men and women...", then get on with the gluttony? Sorry CNN, you really missed the mark on this one. Saying that Memorial day is "all about grilling" is akin to going into a church and telling them that Christmas is "all about buying your kid the most expensive toys around". Kindly think just a little bit before publishing your headlines.

    May 30, 2011 at 1:43 am |
  10. Steve

    Hubert Gees – "While carrying a dead soldier to the forester's lodge at Hurtgen, we were attacked by American artillery. We jumped into the nearest shell hole for cover, and it took me several seconds to realize that I was next to the body of an American soldier. His open mouth seemed to cry out in condemnation, imploring God's mercy and hoping in anticipation. I was filled with sincere compassion. Is there a place in America where a mother will mourn him?" – That's what Memorial Day is all about. Not grilling, sorry.

    May 30, 2011 at 12:39 am |
    • amy

      "lara"-we are all really tired of you spamming your stupid website here. Enough.

      May 30, 2011 at 1:20 pm |
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