Prepare the filling in advance for an easy barbeque appetizer. If you want to make the eggs more festive, soak the hard-boiled egg whites in a cup of hot water, a teaspoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of food coloring for 1-2 minutes to dye them red and blue.
Try a new spin on Sloppy Joes by using ground turkey and adding fried eggs. The exact origin of Sloppy Joes is unknown but according to Andrew F. Smith in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, the Sloppy Joe sandwich was “firmly established in America’s sandwich culture” by 1948.
For a sweet treat to snack on during the fireworks show, try the Patriotic Cookie Stacks variation of these meringue cookies. With only four ingredients, this recipe by Jocelyn Delk Adams (@grandbabycakes) is super simple.