Food and Fireworks for the Fourth

By | July 2, 2012

Whether you’re one of the lucky ones to have this entire week off or working hard through the holiday, make sure to indulge in the wonders of a firework display while eating some fantastic food. Whether you’re vegetarian or using the holiday to get into some serious slabs of ribs, celebrating Independence Day calls for delicious dip-friendly appetizers, grilling, and refreshing sides. Check out these summer-inspired recipes guaranteed to be a hit with any culinary crowd:


Yellow Pepper Guacamole

Yellow Pepper Guacamole

Watermelon Basil Salad

Firecracker Crab Cakes


Main Course:

Buffalo Blue Mini-Burgers

Shrimp Tacos with Crema and Salsa Verde

Buffalo Blue Mini-Burgers

Prosciutto and Caramelized Onion Pizza



Pineapple Coconut and Strawberry Bread

Grilled Peaches and Yogurt

Pineapple Coconut and Strawberry Bread

Super Raspberry Trifle Recipe


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