Fourth of July Recipes:2010 4th of July Desserts – There are many different ways you can celebrate our independence this year. Every year people look for others ways to celebrate the holiday while they are shooting off fireworks. Many people opt for having small parties and get-togethers at their homes. Others head out for a night on the town. One of the best ways to celebrate the holiday is to infuse some of that spirit into your cooking.
One popular idea is to make an American flag cake. It is really simple to make and will not take all that long. All you have to do is bake a cake that is of ample size, and frost the cake with white frosting. Then, you design the American flag using strawberries as the stripes and blueberries as the stars. It is a simple, but effective way to add a little bit of flare to your holiday cookout.
Many different recipe sites online provide recipes that are holiday-specific. It can be hard to come up with fresh ideas on how to incorporate the red white and blue colors into your everyday cooking. Strawberries are a popular choice, and blueberries work as a great blue. Other popular recipes include red, white and blue potato salad, and a number of strawberry appetizers that incorporate all three colors.
To make red, white and blue strawberry appetizers, you will need 12 strawberries and 24 blueberries, along with 4 ounces of yogurt filling. Using a melon scoop, scoop out the center of the strawberry, leaving a bowl. Then, place the yogurt inside of the bowl that you just created, and top each appetizer with two blueberries.