The Fourth of July is a week from today. It’s time to dress up in your tacky flag shirt, lay out by the pool, and enjoy the long weekend. If you are hosting friends and family, the most important part of planning a pool party is having plenty of food. Celebrate your freedoms with these tasty, firework-worthy recipes.
Crab Cake Sliders
Burgers are a patriotic holiday classic, but just about every house on the block will be serving those. Instead, be that party everyone leaves talking about with these Crab Cake Sliders. After all, what’s a summer soiree without a little seafood? Served on potato buns and topped with pickles, hands won’t be able to grab these mini delights fast enough.
Whether you choose to serve the crab cake sliders, burgers, hot dogs, or grilled chicken, a barbeque staple is a coleslaw dish. And this Spicy Coleslaw recipe only takes five minutes to whip up. The pickled jalapeno peppers give it the perfect, sparks flying kick.
Deviled Egg American Flag
Deviled eggs are a southern favorite. You can find them at just about every Fourth of July party, but we bet they won’t be in the form of a flag cake. This festive take on a classic recipe will have the entire party’s jaw dropping. And you won’t believe it takes less than an hour to throw together. Make sure you have plenty of eggs on hand, as it calls for a whopping 18.
Macaroni Salad with Grilled Shrimp
Macaroni and cheese is a staple for any occasion. With the addition of grilled shrimp, this dish becomes more than just a basic side dish. Toss the grilled shrimp in cooked pasta, mayonnaise, relish, vinegar, and Dijon mustard. Enjoy!
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Easy Peach Cobbler
Don’t forget to save room for dessert. Store-bought, sprinkled cookies at the local grocery store are cute, but they don’t even compare to this Easy Peach Cobbler recipe. Don’t forget the vanilla ice cream and whipped cream for topping.
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