This weekend we’re getting together with friends and family to enjoy some good food and great company as we celebrate America’s independence. So while you sit back and enjoy the firework display, leave the outdoor entertaining essentials to us.  Here’s what’s on our Fourth of July menu and few tips for keeping the decorations festive.

 

Momtastic’s Red, White and Blue Ice Cubes

Find your favorite white sangria recipe and give it a red, white and blue twist with these fun fruit-infused ice cubes. Show off your patriotism by serving in a crystal pitcher.

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Perry’s Plate’s Grilled Moroccan Drumsticks

Burgers and hot dogs and a barbecue staple and certainly deserve a place on your Fourth of July table, but we thought a few fun additions could be just what the party needed – like these Moroccan Drumsticks from Perry’s Plate. Use our Curvo All-Purpose Tongs for tossing and Handled Tray for serving.

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Asian Pepper Steak Kabobs

For the steak lovers, these kabobs are a welcome addition to the BBQ selection.

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Marie’s Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chili Lime Butter

We love this idea for spicing up your traditional grilled corn on the cob. Some paprika, chili powder – get the full recipe on Jane Can.

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Lemon Basil Orzo Pasta Salad

This pasta salad in an instant barbecue favorite and since there’s no mayonnaise involved, it will just fine sitting out in one of our Nambé Alloy bowls. Remember, chill the bowl before hand for a long-lasting cool.

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Lemon Stripes’ Watermelon Granita

Just what you’ll be craving as a lighter dessert after such a filling meal. Head over to Lemon Stripes to find the recipe for this cool and refreshing palate cleanser. Psst… It’s super easy to whip up. Try serving this treat in our Skoop Dessert Set.

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American Flag Cake

It wouldn’t be Fourth of July without an American Flag Cake and Food52’s is looking pretty delish to us.

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And don’t forget about the little details and added touches, like the use of these ombré table linens for a red, white and blue tablescape.

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