JULY 4TH: Red, White & Blue Ice Pops

We received this perfect July 4th ice pop recipe from Zulka, producers of sugars that are minimally processed and come straight from freshly-harvested sugar cane. There‘s more about the company below. The vivid colors come from berries, strawberries and coconut milk. The berry purées can be made using either fresh or frozen berries. Simply de-stem,…
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JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Parfaits

Patriotic parfaits. Photo courtesy McCormick.   Sweeten your July 4th celebration with these creamy, layered red, white and blue parfaits. The vivid colors come from McCormick’s Neon food colors. RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE PARFAITS Ingredients For 12 Parfaits 3-1/2 cups heavy cream, divided 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar,…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Shortcake

This July 4th special from berry specialist Driscoll’s has a special taste twist: lime whipped cream. You get to clebrate the summer bounty of berries with this oversized mixed berry shortcake, while parading its patriotic colors. The whipped cream is subtly flavored with lime zest for a bright complement to the sweet berries and tender…
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TIP OF THE DAY: More Red, White & Blue Food

A healthful dessert or snack for Independence Day Weekend: You can’t go wrong with Red, White & Blue Fruit Salad. This fanciful fruit dessert was created by the National Watermelon Promotion Board. RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE FRUIT SALAD Ingredients For 4 Servings 4 cups watermelon balls 2 cups fresh blueberries 4 dollops prepared whipped…
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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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