Fourth of July
Give Old Glory her due with a Fourth of July menu that includes favorite dishes from one of our Founding Fathers, our grilling options for pork, chicken or beef plus a Firecracker Cheesecake that will steal the show.
Black Bean and Corn Dip
A spicy-hot bean dip that’s delicious with tortilla chips or spooned over carnitas in a corn tortilla.
Turkey Vegetable Sliders
Kid-sized plates need kid-sized food. These Turkey Vegetables Sliders, with zucchini and carrot, are a perfect choice for kids.
Me-me’s Chocolate Sheet Cake
A rich chocolate sheet cake, updated by using coconut palm sugar, coconut oil and white whole-wheat flour.
Potato and Asparagus Salad
A no-mayo potato salad that’s delicious at room temperature or chilled making it “picnic safe.”
Brown Sugar and Lime-Glazed Shrimp and Pineapple Kebabs
A little sweet, a little sticky, a little spicy… Oh! And kids will love them too!
Grilled Santa Maria Tri-Tip
Unbeatable on Independence Day, this tri-tip beef roast is coated with a savory blend of spices then grilled to perfection.
Memphis Rendezvous Ribs
Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous Charcoal Ribs has been a fixture in Memphis since 1948. While the real recipe is closely guarded, here’s a close approximation by Meathead Goldwyn.
Italian-Style Steak Wrap (Piadina)
An alternative to panini, this grilled sandwich stuffs in the veggies with dabs of melted cheese.
Sweet Tangerine Cake
A not-too-sweet single-layer cake that’s a perfect take-a-long to book club meetings, potlucks and casual gatherings.
Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
A tart, crisp cookie from The Good Neighbor Cookbook—ideal for welcoming a new neighbor or gifting to an old friend.
This salsa capitalizes on a plentiful crop of cucumbers and tomatoes harvested in the summertime. Try using heirloom tomatoes like Cherokee Purple and Brandywine.
Barbecue Pork Sandwich with Crispy Slaw
Crisp, tangy slaw complements the savory barbecue for an easy Super Bowl party sandwich everyone will love.
These light party bites made with tomatoes, diced pepper, eggplant and a schmear of herbed cream cheese are surprisingly low in calories and fat.