It’s a great day to celebrate our country’s independence, and to celebrate independence in general. We take for granted the rights we have in this country to make our own choices, and to choose those who enact those choices for us. We have the freedom to live where we want, cross our state borders freely, speak our minds and interact with the rest of the world. We should never forget that we are fortunate to be citizens of, and to live in, this country, nor forget the price and the responsibility of protecting our freedom to do so.
Today in America is all about celebrating liberty and freedom. And celebrate we will!
Here are some great dishes to share that are worthy of a celebration…or worthy of a weekend shared with family and friends. Whether you need inspiration for an appetizer, a salad, side, main dish or dessert, you can find it below. Click on the name under each image to link to its recipe.
Cheers, everyone! May those of you in the United States of America have a wonderful and safe Independence Day, and may all of you out there have a fantastic weekend.
Sundried Tomato and Basil Turkey Burgers
Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verdes
Firecracker Slaw and Corn with Chipotle Butter
Betsy’s Famous Black Bean and Mango Salad
Betsy’s Retro Cheese Olive Bites and Bacon Wrapped Dates with Apricot and Pistachio
Tarragon Pecan Chicken Salad on Brioche Crostini
Cornbread Tartlets with BBQ Pork, Sauce and Wickle
Crustless Summer Squash, Zucchini and Tomato “Pie”
Star Spangled Peach, Cherry and Blueberry Crumble