Fourth of July Recipes: US... Hey, These Sound Great!

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7. Hot Dogs

Hot Dogs
Americans will consume over 150 MILLION hot dogs on the 4th of July. At least 135 million of them will be consumed during the various hot dog eating competitions taking place around the country.

8. Barbecue Chicken

Barbecue Chicken
Barbecue chicken is finger-lickin' good. You can't go wrong with a main dish like this one. Don't forget to marinate!

9. Star Spangled Strawberries

Star Spangled Strawberries
Use blue sprinkles and white dipping chocolate or almond bark (or yogurt melts!) to make these star spangled strawberries! They'll be a hit among party guests young and old.

10. Apple Pie

Apple Pie
It doesn't get more American than a good old apple pie. Don't forget the homemade vanilla ice cream!

11. And to Drink?

And to Drink?
What about a "Suddenly Summer." In a rocks glass, add 1 oz. watermelon schnapps and 1/2 oz. cranberry juice over ice. Add 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 1/2 oz. simple syrup, and 1/2 oz. Svedka. Finally, layer 1/4 oz. Blue Curacao to create the color separation and gently top with club soda. Garnish with fresh watermelon piece

12. Or the American Sidecar?

Or the American Sidecar?
In a shaker filled with ice, add 2 oz. bourbon, 1 oz. Triple Sec, 3/4 oz. lemon juice, and shake. Strain into a sugar rimmed coupe and add a Blue Curacao float.

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