I love the 4th of July! Nothing says lets go outside and have a party, like celebrating our Nation! Happy July 4th to everyone! Get out there and make some hamburgers and hot dogs. If you are feeling adventurous try a few of the following. I have prepared a list of some of my favorite summer dishes. These dishes are delicious and will make your guests super happy! Don’t take my word for it, ask my guests! Haha.
Onion Slice Burger
It is a basic burger that impresses every time. The onion is grilled directly into the burger. Awesome!! Onion slice burgers.
You can make a variety of Kabobs and pass them around. This way everyone is happy!
Check out all of them here.
Just like kabobs, you can make a variety of pizzas and keep everyone happy! There is nothing like a grilled pizza.
BBQ Ribs on a Gas Grill
Ribs are great, but not everyone has a smoker. So I have written up the step by step instructions for smoking ribs on a gas grill. Click Here to learn how.
Competition Beef Brisket
If you want to impress your friends and family, there is nothing that will do it faster than a perfectly cooked beef brisket. This recipe will take you through process of cooking a competition grade bbq brisket. Competition Beef Brisket.
Grilled Lobster Tails
Nothing says summer like, fresh seafood on the grill. Nothing beats grilled lobster tails. Click here for more information.
Grilled Lobster Rolls
Now that you have grilled lobster tails down, mix the meat up and make some amazing lobster rolls. Simple and delicious. Click here for the recipe.
Perfect Macaroni Salad
There isn’t a single side dish that can beat macaroni salad at a barbecue. It is an American tradition. I have a few to choose from.
Awesome Cole Slaw
Another must have side is coleslaw. I did my best and finally recreated the Colonel’s Coleslaw from the famous Chicken Restaurant. So good you have to try it.
If you want to spice up your barbecue, try some homemade ketchup. You can add as much spice or herbs as you want. It will add a little twist to your favorite burger. Homemade Ketchup Recipe.
Homemade mustard will definitely perk up your guests. Using dark seeds will make your mustard spicier and the addition of honey can add a little bit of sweetness. Homemade Mustard Recipe.
Grilled Vodka Lemonade
While you are outside entertaining and have the grill hot, make a cocktail that will impress your guests. Nothing does this better than a grilled cocktail. This cocktail is a hit each and every time that I make it. Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer.
Passion Fruit Pina Coladas
Passion fruit pina coladas scream summer. This is the perfect cocktail to start off the summer. Passion Fruit Pina Colada.
Red White and Blue Layered Shot
In honor of this beautiful country of ours, have a shot. A red, white and blue shot to be exact.
Tips and Tricks
Turn your Weber kettle into the best bbq smoker that money can buy.
The recipe is for beef ribs, but the process to turn your Weber kettle into a power smoker is in there too. Check it out on how to turn your Weber kettle into the best smoker around. Click to see how.
Have a happy 4th of July! Enjoy the weather and have fun grilling.