Show your colors this Fourth of July

June 30, 2010 10:54:00 AM

Jan Swoope -


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 and, 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. 






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.