Friday, July 2, 2010

4th of July



So what are you having for the 4th?

Down here in the South, we like to grill so, weather permitting, here are some ideas for your 4th feast:
Decorations-
tablecloths
festive lights
red, white, and blue ribbons
red, white, and blue candles
star shaped ice cubes (add confetti inside before freezing)

Breakfast-
Star shaped pancakes topped with whipped cream, berries, and red, white, and blue sprinkles along with "stripes" of bacon

Lunch/Dinner-
Ribs, steak, sausage/brats, or burgers
Dessert-
Strawberry Shortcake by Paula Deen
Fruit pizza made with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries
Cobbler
S'Mores

Fun for the kids-
Rice Krispie treats made with red, white, and blue sprinkles OR M&Ms, then cut out with star cookie cutters and drizzled with red, white, and blue icing or melted candy melts
Red or blue Kool-Aid
Red or blue Jell-o or Jell-o jigglers

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