Aside from our own novice chefs, one of our favorite recipe sources is The Food Network! Here are several terrific summer recipes that would be perfect for July 4th & any summer gathering, because they are delicious AND easy to prepare …
Grandma Jean’s Potato Salad, courtesy of Down Home with the Neelys
Prep Time: 15 minutes. Dish Setting (flavor marinating) time: 2 hours
Zucchini Gratin, courtesy of Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa
Prep time: 10 minutes. Initial ingredient Cooking time: 30 minutes.
Finishing Baking time: 30 minutes
Garlic & Herb Grilled Sweet Potato Fries, courtesy of Bobby Flay, Boy Meets Grill
Prep time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 25 minutes
Ultimate BBQ Chicken, courtesy of Tyler Florence, Tyler’s Ultimate
Prep time: 15 minutes. Inactive (marinating time) 2 hours. Cook time 1 hour, 5 minutes.
We hope you have a terrific summer, filled with great times, amazing food and lots of outdoor entertaining!