JULY 4TH RECIPES: Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Cones & More Desserts

[1] An Independence Day ice cream cone (photo courtesy Baldor Specialty Foods). [2] You can make ice cream with holiday sprinkles, or soften regular vanilla and stir them in (photo © OddFellows Ice Cream | NYC).   Here’s an easy and fun red-white-and-blue dessert or snack for the July 4th holiday weekend made with: Vanilla…
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RECIPE: Star-Shaped Watermelon Caprese Salad

Sponsored by DeLallo. — Watermelon “Caprese” with Balsamic Glaze
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TIP OF THE DAY: Plan Some Red, White & Blue Food

With July 4th Weekend starting in a week, plan to make something red, white and blue. Even if you’re spending a quiet weekend at home, you can celebrate our Independence Day with a patriotic bite or two. Here’s a group of recipes to bite into, and we’ll be showcasing more between now and the 4th.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Recipes

You’re a grand old pizza! Photo courtesy BevCooks.com.   What are you dishing up for July 4th? While your tradition may be to turn on the grill, you can do that any day. How about some festive red, white and blue dishes? JULY 4TH BREAKFAST RECIPES Red Velvet Pancakes (recipe) Red, White & Blueberry Muffins…
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RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

Potato salad is almost imperative at a Memorial Day or Independence Day celebration. With this recipe from Frieda’s Produce, you can make yours red, white and blue. If you can, prepare the potato salad a day in advance, the flavors will have more time to blend.     RECIPE: POTATO SALAD FOR MEMORIAL DAY &…
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