Our Favorites for the 4th of July

Whether your at the beach or in your backyard,
here are our favorite recipes for entertaining a summer crowd.

• • • • • • • STARTERS • • • • • •

Stuffed Mushrooms with Goat Cheese

Hummus & Veggie Sandwiches

Grilled Arugula & Fontina Cheese Pizza

• • • • • • MAIN COURSES • • • • • •

Chipotle-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Grilled Baby Back Ribs

Spicy Brown Sugar Marinated Barbecue Chicken

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• • • • • • • SIDES • • • • • • • •

Peach, Proscuitto & Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Dressing

Tri-Bean Salad

Grilled Red Skin Potatoes

Charred Corn Salad with Basil & Tomatoes

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Parsley & Lemon

Kale Slaw with Roasted Peanuts and Brown Sugar

Buffalo Mac n Cheese

Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon & Chives

Spicy Black Bean Salad with Chorizo

 • • • • •DESSERT • • • • •

10 of Our Favorite 4th of July Treats

Ma’s Cherry Pie

Moist Orange & Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

Easy as Apple Pie

Sparkly Lemon Iced Cookies

 • • • • • • BEVERAGES • • • • •

Berry-Infused Waters

Watermelon Lemonade–Spiked ot Not

Blueberry Smash

Tequila & Thyme Lemonade

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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