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4th of July - US Independence Day

Collection of fourth of july recipesIn the U.S., July 4th celebrates our independence. Honor the flag with red, white, and blue desserts or make some picnic-friendly foods like firecracker burgers or 4th of July hot potato salad. What better way to celebrate than by planning a 4th of July cookout, picnic, or party. Here are some great menu ideas that are sure to fit the bill no matter what kind of celebration you are having.

 

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4th Of July Cocktail

Mix up a festive cocktail for the 4th of July by mixing vodka, triple sec, sweet & sour mix, and blue curacao in a martini glass. Then pour in a splash of grenadine to create red and blue layers.

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Chef Lauren's Macaroni Salad

A delicious macaroni salad that uses sour cream instead of the usual mayonnaise dressing. The optional green olives add a nice bite to it.
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Photo of 4th Of July Apple Pie Recipe on CDKitchen

 
4th Of July Apple Pie

Made with butter, salt, shortening, water, apples, flour, sugar, cinnamon
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Fresh And Easy Salsa With Blue Corn Chips

A tasty fresh salsa made with tomatoes, green onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, and cilantro and served with festive blue corn tortilla chips.
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4th of July Seafood Salad

Made with Ranch salad dressing, imitation crab legs, lettuce, spiral pasta, bell pepper, black olives, purple onion
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4th Of July Hot Dog Sauce

Made with Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, paprika, lemon juice or vinegar, onion, green bell pepper, ground beef, oil, tomato sauce, ketchup or chili sauce
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4th Of July Fiesta Salad

Made with olive oil, red wine vinegar, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper, cayenne, garlic, corn, black beans, red bell pepper
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