Independence Day Picnic Round-Up

You’re probably thinking, Mel already blogged today what’s up with posting twice? Well, I know a lot of you will be celebrating our Independence tomorrow at picnics, around the pool, near the barbeque and I think it is important to know that you have a TON of options. You don’t have to worry when somebody asks for something other than a hot dog & burger.

Below you will find some of my favorite picks for any outside holiday event or any occasion [period]! Just click on the picture and you will be whisked away to the recipe of your 4th of July celebration dreams! I hope you all enjoy!

Kicked Up Blue Cheese Hamburger Sliders


Buffalo Grilled Chicken Breast with Blue Cheese Sauce


Corn on the Cob with Spicy Jalapeno Garlic Butter


Grilled Romaine with Spicy Sausage & Blue Cheese – Balsamic Vinaigrette


Applewood Smoked Barbeque Ribs


Sweetly Smoked Barbeque Ribs


The Almighty Chili – Cheese Dogs

Gorgonzola & Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

The Cheesiest Smoked Mac n’ Cheese

Momma’s Famous Fruit Salad


Apple Pie Bars

Fried Pickles

Homemade Lemonade

Frozen Lemonade

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Sweet Tea

4th of July Red, White & Blue Striped Drink

I know this is quite the list, but you cannot go wrong with these recipes! I hope you give one or more of them a try tomorrow or in the future!

Happy Independence day!