With Independence Day coming up, you need to start thinking about the food you’re going to serve guests. Recipes for this time of the year need to be quick and easy and utilize in season items so they’re affordable. This list of recipes will impress your friends and family, without breaking the bank. Read on to learn more.
Sure, s’mores are the more traditional option this time of year, but this super simple, gourmet marshmallow treat is incredibly delicious and chock full of a range of flavors. Salt adds textures, while caramel is gooey and creamy.
Red, White and Blue Drinks
Pour equal parts of red fruit punch, blue Gatorade and Seven Up or Sprite. Add in a clear liquor to make this an adult drink. Children and adults alike will appreciate this festive, colorful drink.
Bacon Roasted Corn
Yeah, this tastes as good as it sounds. Wrap a fresh ear of corn in your favorite bacon and toss on the grill. You’ll love how the bacon fat flavors the corn and the grill perfectly crisps the bacon.
Perhaps the most innovative and fun way to eat pizza, these pizza cones are portable and handheld. They’re also incredibly flavorful and fun to walk around with. Get the recipe at the link above.
Since they’re baked, they’re healthy, right? These donuts bring together you favorite classic campfire treat and mold them into a portable dessert. Serve with a side of vanilla ice cream and you’ve got a complete dessert.
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