Your extended weekend for fun in the Sun with the fam has arrived! Happy Fourth of July, everyone! If you’re planning to make the most of time by the pool — make it a potluck! We handpicked the following eats (and drink) for an all out feast!
Serve Tacodeli‘s Chilled Beef Tenderloin [above] on a hot tortilla with zesty mole sauce as your garnish. Top with queso fresco, sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds for one bad mama jama of a taco!
Switch gears and pad your plate with several helpings of this Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad, compliments of Pasta Fits. Prosciutto-wrapped melon is a classic over in Italy, but this salty/sweet combo screams summer! Toss with gemelli pasta, fresh spinach, honey and basil. Bingo!
Beer. bacon. BEANS. No backyard barbecue is complete without this timeless southern side! Additional ingredients include sautéed onions, garlic, cilantro and sliced sausage. The Sauce Beer & Beans recipe comes to us from my friends at Fischer + Wieser.
As if you need any more temptation. These Blood Orange-Bourbon Coolers are so worth the squeeze. Start with fresh lemonade, pomegranate and blood orange juices, then build the cocktail with the bourbon of your choosing and a dash of bitter if desired. Find this recipe and more just like it in the book, Beach Cocktails, available on Amazon.