Celebrate Independence Day with a great menu your family and friends will love! A fresh drink and appetizer, bright salads, hot dogs with chili, grilled chicken, easy to make side dishes and mouthwatering desserts are perfect recipes to make when you’re celebrating summer’s favorite holiday.

Eleven recipe come together to make a 4th of July menu that your friends and family will love. A fresh, fruit drink, an appetizer and salad, slaw, a savory pie, grilled chicken, hot dog chili and a fresh banana pudding are perfect for a day celebrating the USA.

It’s time to salute one of America’s most beloved holidays, the 4th of July! Everyone loves to celebrate with parades, fireworks and of course cookouts and picnics. If you’re ready to honor Independence Day with some All American recipes, to share with your family and friends, then you’ve come to the right place. This collection makes a menu full of delicious recipes that are easy to make and fun to eat.

This year, we’ll be celebrating the 4th of July in the beautiful foothills of our state, North Carolina. I’ll be cooking up these dishes over the next few days to enjoy with our family while we take a little time off to chill out, cool off and enjoy each others company. So, here’s to a great long weekend, celebrating our nations freedom, independence and all the things that make us proud to be an American.

July 4th Menu 2019

Watermelon Cooler Cocktail is the perfect summer sipper. Make with fresh watermelon, lime juice and a bit of sugar and splash of tequila. For a drink the kids will love, just leave out the alcohol!Watermelon Cooler

Bacon Deviled Eggs are creamy with just the right amount of mayonnaise plus an added tang of horseradish. Perfect for brunch, Easter, this holidays, baby and wedding showers.Bacon Deviled Eggs

 

Green Goddess Dressing made with chives, parsley, garlic mayonnaise, sour cream and a few other ingredients is a classic recipe for salads, fish and pasta.Green Goddess Dip with Veggies

Garden fresh tomatoes and herbs tossed with mozzarella, along with basil in a two ingredient dressing of olive oil and balsamic vinegar might just be the most simple, most delicious salad ever!Super Simple Caprese Salad

Blue Cheese Cole Slaw

 

Southern Tomato Pie is a classic summertime dish. Layers of tomatoes, cheese, pesto, herbs and onions are baked in a flaky crust for a savory pie that's downright scrumptious.Tomato Pie

Roasted Peas and Potatoes

Home Run Hot Dog Chili is the best topping for your grilled dogs. Made with ground beef, herbs and spices for a savory recipe that's easy to make.Hot Dogs with Home Run Hot Dog Chili

Sweet Heat BBQ Chicken made with your favorite BBQ sauce, Italian dressing, honey and red pepper flakes then grilled to perfection is a dish you'll make over and over again!Sweet Heat BBQ Chicken

 

Chocolate Chips mixed with cream cheese, sugar and vanilla create a dip that tastes like a slice of bakery cheesecake! Serve with fresh fruit, pretzels, and cookies for a sweet treat everyone will love.Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip

Banana Pudding Trifle is a much loved dessert that has layers of cookies, bananas, pudding and whipped cream. This is one fresh dessert that will have folks begging for seconds!Banana Pudding Trifle

 

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Eleven recipe come together to make a 4th of July menu that your friends and family will love. A fresh, fruit drink, an appetizer and salad, slaw, a savory pie, grilled chicken, hot dog chili and a fresh banana pudding are perfect for a day celebrating the USA.

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