JULY 4TH RECIPE: All-American Cheesecake In Red, White & Blue

[1] Bake this patriotic cheesecake from scratch, or decorate a purchased cake with fruit (photo courtesy Melissas.com). [2] Good news for lactose intolerant cheesecake lovers: Green Valley Organics makes delicious lactose-free cream cheese, as well as lactose-free sour cream and yogurt (photo courtesy MyLilikoiKitchen.com.   This All American Strawberry, Banana and Blueberry Cheesecake recipe was…
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JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Ice Pops

Popsicle and other brands make red, white and blue ice pops. But we’re not in grade school, and we want something more flavorful (and natural!) on a hot summer day. So we trotted out our ice pop molds to make our own red, white and blue “firecracker” pops. The recipe is courtesy of Brown Eyed…
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FOOD FUN: Patriotic Cookie Pizza For July 4th

Show your colors this 4th of July with this or snack fun and festive dessert from Pillsbury. Raspberries, blueberries and creamy filling top an easy cookie crust. Prep time is 20 minutes, total time is 1 hour 35 minutes. RECIPE: JULY 4th COOKIE PIZZA Ingredients For 24 Servings 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1…
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JULY 4TH: Red, White & Blue Angel Food Cupcakes

These angel food cupcakes are red, white and blue (with an optional touch of green). Photo courtesy Completely Delicious.   Here’s a July 4th recipe based on that summer favorite, angel food cake: light and airy and just waiting to be topped with whipped cream and fresh berries. This recipe, from Annalise of CompletelyDelicious.com via…
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JULY 4th: Ice Cream Cones

Impress your friends and family with these Independence Day ice cream cones. Photo courtesy Amy Miller Designs.   Who wouldn’t want to be Amy Miller’s friend? The designer, crafter and baker created the best-looking July 4th ice cream cones. Head to AmyMillerDesigns.com for the step-by-step showing how she did it. In brief, you need ice…
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