Show your colors this Fourth of July

June 30, 2010 10:54:00 AM

Jan Swoope - jswoope@cdispatch.com

 

Whether celebrating Independence Day weekend with a host of friends or a small gathering of family, add a flourish by showing your colors. Red, white and blue strawberry appetizers or a patriotic potato salad will have the crowd talking. Or how about an American flag cake for dessert? 

 

Multiple online sites, like recipes.com and recipetips.com, will provide plenty of suggestions in response to a search for Fourth of July recipes. Do a little culinary flag-waving by trying out some of these below. 

 

 

 

RED, WHITE AND BLUE STRAWBERRY APPETIZERS 

 

Makes 24  

 

 

 

12 each fresh strawberries 

 

24 each fresh blueberries 

 

4 ounces yogurt or filling of choice 

 

 

 

Jan Swoope is the Lifestyles Editor for The Commercial Dispatch.