The best 4th of July appetizers are easy to share with your family and friends at BBQs, parties, or a day by the pool! However you celebrate, these appetizers are great for grazing, perfect for feeding a crowd, and will have everyone enjoying the holiday together! So choose one, or many, of these easy 4th of July appetizers for your summer get-together this year!
These easy slow cooker country style pork ribs can be combined with BBQ sauce in the crockpot before work and are ready by dinner time! After cooking low and slow, the boneless ribs become fall-apart-tender and the BBQ sauce begins to thicken and caramelize into sweet, smoky goodness. Slow cooker country style pork ribs are the perfect fuss-free dinner recipe for busy weekdays!
This classic plant-based potato salad recipe is a tried and true, comforting side dish to any summertime meal. This easy potato salad is ready in less than 30 minutes and can be easily customized. Enjoy at a summertime potluck or barbecue!
BBQ brisket burnt ends are made by slow smoking the point of a brisket, cutting it into cubes, and braising it in BBQ sauce. They taste like perfectly bite-sized pieces of meat candy and they are one of the glorious benefits of owning a smoker! This recipe also includes optional sauce upgrades so you can make your brisket burnt ends extra tasty!
Unlike traditional potato salad, French potato salad is light and refreshing, made with minimal ingredients and a healthy dose of fresh herbs. No picnic, barbecue or potluck menu is complete without this easy potato salad.
This is the creamiest vegan potato salad you’ve ever tried, packed with rich flavours and textures. It’s the perfect summer side dish, ideal for picnics, barbecues and cookouts. No one would ever suspect it’s vegan.
These vegan pulled pork sandwiches are the perfect plant-based option for anyone craving pulled pork. Featuring jackfruit crisped to perfection and then smothered with BBQ sauce, these sandwiches taste smoky and savoury, with a texture that does not disappoint.
This cucumber lemon orzo salad is chock full of fresh summer veggies and coated with a tangy lemon dressing. It's perfect for picnics and barbecues, as a healthy side or a light lunch. You can have it ready in 20 minutes, and keep it in the fridge for up to four days.
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No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake Recipe - super quick and easy to make summer dessert that's perfect for a BBQ, potluck backyard party or 4th of July celebrations!
A Traeger smoked brisket is the ultimate meaty main course for summertime pool parties, backyard BBQs, the 4th of July, or Father's Day! This easy brisket recipe still follows a 'low and slow' method, but it's fast compared to most other brisket recipes because you can have your perfectly tender, juicy brisket on the table in well under 10 hours! The key to the best Traeger smoked brisket is using a mustard base to coat the meat and, of course, the best brisket dry rub!
Smoked baby back ribs are the perfect recipe for the 4th of July or any summer gatherings where you're trying to feed a crowd! A few spritzes of apple cider vinegar keeps the meat moist and fall-off-the-bone tender while the BBQ sauce caramelizes to sweet, smoky perfection in your smoker. Once you try these incredible smoked baby back ribs, it may be the only way you make them from here on out!
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Watermelon and Mint Salad with Feta is the perfect summer might meal, also good for the BBQ season and a welcoming and refreshing change from all that meat.
We've gathered our favorite 4th of July dessert recipes so you can celebrate with some festive treats that have been tried and tested! Any one of these desserts would be fabulous for Independence Day BBQs, Cookouts, Potlucks, or just getting the family together to watch some fireworks. Try a few of these recipes and create a full table of 4th of July desserts that will impress your guests and satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth!
You only get to make 4th of July food for a crowd once a year so you have to pick the best recipes for celebrating together! When it's your turn to host, you've got to make the appetizers, salads, main course, and the side dishes. Good thing we put together list of the best 4th of July recipes for parties, BBQs, and get-togethers to help you build the perfect menu!
The delicate taste of eggnog is accompanied by delicious vanilla ice cream. Its creamy texture will make your heart beat faster! With only three ingredients, you can prepare this excellent drink in minutes! Decorate with whipped cream and cocktail cherry, and you're looking good at any BBQ or summer party!
A s'mores board is the ultimate dessert charcuterie board you didn't know you were missing from your life! It's essentially a giant tray of gourmet s'mores ingredients so you can build yourself the best s'more of all time! S'mores boards are easily customizable and they are the perfect way to serve dessert to a crowd at your next BBQ or family gathering!
I have recently, in the last few years, discovered that I’m obsessed with short ribs. They are amazing, if cooked correctly. Short ribs aren't like the regular ribs you barbecue. Short ribs are a cut of beef taken from the brisket or rib area of the cow. Short ribs generally require long periods of cooking in order to break down the connective tissues in the meat and make the meat tender. They are more like 'pot roast on a stick' as Ree Drummond, Pioneer Woman, would call them. She is so right!