15 Recipes for the 904th

Photography By Amy Robb | Last Updated June 30, 2017
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Fire up the grill and bring a dish to share. This holiday weekend is cause for celebration.

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our freedom and family, and there's no better way to do it than with a gathering around food. Looking for a new recipe to share with family and friends? We have a few ideas. 


Pickled Shrimp

No more rubbery shrimp! This recipe uses a oil and vinegar-type dressing rather than a vinegar pickling liquid alone and when doubled or quadrupled, it's perfect for a crowd.

Yakitori no Tare (Yakitori with Sauce)

yakitori no tare
These grilled chicken skewers are a popular street food in Japan, and make for an easy meal when cooking over a campfire. The sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in a squeeze bottle for...

Veggie Sliders

Sliders on a plate
Looking for a healthy snack or a light lunch during the holiday season? Try these veggie-packed mini sandwiches.

Smoky Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
The base for this traditional salsa recipe hails from the Central Highlands of Mexico where multiple cooking processes help develop a rich, flavorful result. We turn things up a notch by replacing...

Kale and Sweet Potato Empanadas

Kale and Sweet Potato empanadas with pumpkin seed chimichurri on a plate
Make your empanadas small and serve them with Pumpkin Seed Chimichurri as appetizers or make them larger and add a salad for a full meal.

Garlic Knots

Garlic knots
Leftover garlic knots can be used for homemade croutons - if they don't get gobbled up as soon as they come out of the oven, that is.

Herb Couscous

Herb couscous
This couscous will become your favorite quick-to-fix side dish for potlucks and picnics.

Mayport Shrimp Salad

Mayport Shrimp Salad
Light and flavorful, this salad is a great addition to a Sunday brunch or luncheon.

Goat Cheese Honey Cigars

Goat Cheese Honey Cigars
With just 5 ingredients, these will quickly become one of your favorite go-to appetizers.

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Taboouli
This will become a go-to side dish in your house. It’s full of protein, nutrients and flavor - plus it keeps well in the refrigerator.

Tomato Mosaic

Tomato Mosaic Cocktail
The cherry tomatoes in this cocktail will evoke memories of your summer garden and the wonderful freshness of homegrown produce.

The Captive Mind

The Captive Mind
Mint adds a refreshing layer to this drink featuring St. Augustine Distillery Florida Cane Vodka.

Peanut Butter Blondies

peanut butter blondie in bowl with ice cream
With or without the chocolate chips, these blondies are complex and balanced.

Ginger Apple Pear Pie

ginger pear apple pie at knead bakeshop in jacksonville florida murray hill
This delicious pie works with either a lattice or solid top crust. Either way, you won’t have leftovers for long!

Blueberry-Lavender Pop Tarts

Lavendar Blueberry Pop Tart
Always be prepared to head out on your next excursion by having some grab-and-go goodies on your checklist. These hand pies are perfect travel companions, as a fruit-filled breakfast on the go or a...

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