We’ve rounded up some tasty variations to add on to the classic ooey-gooey patties or hot dogs that are at every fourth of July cookout. Sometimes an all-American feast is what’ll satisfy best but change is good. Getting ready for a Fourth of July celebration, whether it’s at home with your loved ones or celebrating with a few friends, doesn’t mean you have to reach for the classics. Just like fireworks, the holiday is fleeting, so you might want to have your barbecue or pool party in a manner that will work long after the night ends. Get inspired and really mix it up on your guests this year!
This dish is so much more than pesto and pasta. A rich and satisfying, packed with nutty herbaceous flavor. Pesto is one of those rare, iconic dishes that’s made with just a handful of simple ingredients but is way more than the sum of its parts. Peak season pasta will add to any cookout. The better and fresher your basil tastes, the better the sauce will be. Classic potato dumplings is perfect with basil pesto.
Grilled Shrimp Over Field Greens
If you’re looking for something other than chicken and burgers to grill, shrimp is the answer. Enough bold flavor to make your cookout menu rock. When paired with delicious wild field greens, granny smith apples, cranberries, goat cheese, and mango vinaigrette. The mango vinaigrette gives the shrimp a sweet, caramelized note while the cheese and cranberries lend a zesty bite.
Salmon is rich in omega-3s, it’s a great source of protein, and it’s full of vitamins and nutrients. Cookout style is one of the healthiest ways to cook salmon, as it doesn’t require much extra fat like butter or olive oil.It’s about time you added seafood into your barbecue game. Imbuing salmon with charbroiled flavor will undoubtedly impress all of your bbq guests. This simple recipe brings a burst of summer flavor to the table.
Crispy Chicken Milanese
Yes, the chicken is crispy. That’s just the type of meal you should have after a few family games. To make the Milanese even better add to the combination of spring pea parmesan risotto, arugula, and shaved parmesan.
Celebrating the Fourth of July usually means packed pool parties and crowded fireworks displays, but this year’s festivities will be a socially distanced soirée. Thankfully, the best way to safely enjoy each other’s company is to spend time together outside. Add a patio dinner at Strega by Nick Varano to your holiday plans!