RECIPE: Firecracker Macaroni & Cheese

It’s not red, white and blue, but it has extra heat for a “firecracker” punch. Photo courtesy Dietz & Watson.   Heat things up on July 4th with this special mac and cheese from Dietz & Watson, which used its peppadew and Cheddar with Jalapeño & Habañero products. RECIPE: FIRECRACKER MACARONI & CHEESE Ingredients For…
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JULY 4th: Bacon Flag Pizza

Blogger Bev Cooks of Kansas City designed this celebratory snack for Independence Day. It’s so nifty, there’s temptation to find more occasions to eat this flag! RECIPE: BACON FLAG PIZZA Ingredients 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup jarred Alfredo sauce (or make your own with this recipe) 1 tube (11 ounces) Pillsbury thin crust…
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JULY 4th Recipe: Red, White & Blueberry Muffins

You don’t have to wait until July 4th to start the day with these tasty red, white and blue muffins. You can also serve them à la mode with frozen yogurt, for dessert and snacks. In an ideal world, you’d make your favorite muffin batter and add fresh blueberries and raspberries. But using a muffin…
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RECIPE: Crudité Flag, A July 4th Snack

We launch this year’s series of red, white and blue July 4th foods with a crudité flag. The red and white flag stripes are cauliflower florets, red cherry tomatoes and red bell pepper strips. (Remove the stems from the tomatoes—the green color doesn’t belong on the flag.) The blue field with white stars is represented…
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RECIPE: Blueberry Lemon Loaf Cake Or Red, White & Blue Lemon Loaf

To create a July 4th cake, use a smaller amount of blueberries in the top left corner, and make rows of raspberries across the rest of the cake. Photo courtesy Oh Sweet Day.   We discovered this recipe, Lemon Blueberry and White Chocolate Cream Cake, on the Colorful Harvest website. It was contributed by Fanny…
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