Easy Fourth of July Feast
There's no need to get stressed out if you're entertaining for Independence Day. Just use this easy party prep timeline, decorating ideas and time-saving tips.
- Deviled Eggs with Assorted Toppings
- Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Corn on the Cob
- Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans
- Smoky Chicken Barbecue Kabobs
- Smoky Barbecue Rub
- White Barbecue Sauce
Set the Scene: String lights attach easily to bamboo poles anchored with sand in buckets.
Prepare barbecue sauce, rub, and butter mixture for corn.
Speed up your Deviled Eggs by picking up hard-cooked eggs in your grocer’s deli section.
Fill eggs; chop toppings, and place in bowls. Thread kabob skewers.
Topping Ideas: chopped cooked bacon, smoked salmon, chopped black olives, chopped Spanish olives, sour cream, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, and chopped fresh herbs (dill, parsley, chives)
Prepare potato salad. Ice down eggs and drinks.
Recipe: Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans
Small bursts of Queen Anne’s lace echo the sparklers. Create the centerpiece with a simple setting of Queen Anne's lace, vintage bottles, and sparklers.