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What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering

What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering

The 4th of July has always been about celebration and bringing friends and families together. This year, whether you’re hosting your own gathering or invited to a barbecue or pool party, be sure you come prepared with dishes and drinks everyone will love! From sweet and savory sides to delicious cocktail recipes made with Grey Goose Essences, I’ve put together the perfect list of what to bring to a 4th of July gathering. Below, you can find all the recipes you’ll need this 4th of July!

Recipes

Macaroni salad

What you’ll need:

3/4 cup mayo

2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 Tbsp mustard

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 cup elbow noodles, cooked and drained

1 cup celery (finely chopped)

1/2 cup green bell pepper

1/2 cup red bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped white onion

How to:

In a large bowl, combine the mayo, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper.

Add all remaining ingredients and toss until everything is well coated.

Cover and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

** (This will taste best if made the night before, as it gives the flavors enough time to “get familiar.”)

Red, White, and Blue Dessert Kabobs

What you’ll need:

Brownies (chopped into cubes)

Fresh strawberries (washed and sliced)

Fresh blueberries (washed)

1 bag of marshmallows (cut in half)

How to:

Place brownie on skewer

Add one strawberry slice

Add half of a marshmallow

Finish off with one blueberry

Add leftover fruit to serving dish and enjoy!

Star Spangled Spritzer

What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering
What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering
What you’ll need:

Grey Goose Essences watermelon & basil

Sparkling water

Cranberry juice

Fresh basil

How to:

Start by making cranberry juice ice cubes the night before (ice cube tray linked below!)

Pour your favorite sparkling water over ice

Add 1½ oz of Grey Goose Essences watermelon & basil

Stir and top with cranberry star ice cubes

(If you prefer it sweeter you can add extra cranberry juice)

Red, white, and watermelon salad

What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering
What you’ll need:

Fresh watermelon (cubed)

Fresh blueberries

1 red onion (very thinly sliced)

Feta cheese

Fresh mint

Your favorite balsamic vinegar

How to:

In a mixing bowl, add your watermelon, onion, blueberries, feta, and basil and toss.

Keep refrigerated until ready to serve

Once ready to serve, drizzle your balsamic glaze.

What to Bring to a 4th of July Gathering

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I found the cute serving spoons & drink accessories at Saltbox Lane. My bamboo silverware is linked here.

This 4th of July menu is sure to set your party aside from the rest! If you’re looking for more of what to bring to a 4th of July gathering, check out this strawberry lemongrass mule recipe made with Grey Goose Essences. Let me know how your recipes turn out in the comments or on my Instagram @lo_chandler.

The 4th of July has always been a special holiday, and I wish you and your family a safe and wonderful holiday weekend! Thanks for reading!

Xo -Lo

 

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