12 Recipes for July 4th

Tomorrow’s the big day. Whether you’ll be enjoying life lakeside, by the pool, or simply getting some quality introvert time, there’s nothing better than some delicious food to share with others. If you’r anything like me, I like to keep things for July 4th, wonderful and classic. (No reason to get overly fancy here. People love nostalgia.) It’s the stuff like apple pie, grilled peaches, and slices of watermelon that make us all excited. So let’s head to the grill, make some great boozy popsicles, and mix up the best spiked lemonade shall we?

Keep reading for some of our favorite recipes for your July 4th gathering after the jump!

For the bar:

raspberry mojito popsicles
The best boozy popsicles EVER…Raspberry Mojito Popsicles

basil gin lemonadeBasil Gin Lemonade

blood orange margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas

For the grill:

game sliders

Game Burger Bar

grilled shrimp tacos

Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Grilled antipasto platter

For sides:

black bean hummus bowl

Black Bean Hummus


Loaded Hummus Dip

Best Feta Dip from Sweet Paul Mag

For dessert:

apple crisp for 2
Apple Crisp for Two

Apple Crisp with Ice Cream

Peach Strawberry Galette from Half Baked Harvest

What are you serving for tomorrow’s gathering? Have people over or enjoying a night in?

We’d love to hear from you! Let us know in the comments below.



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