Take a look at the BBQ Make-a-Menu below (updated from past years) to get inspiration for your BBQ celebrations! Clicking on any of the pictures will take you to that recipe (hovering over the picture will tell you what you are looking at). Be sure to right click and select “Open Link in New Tab or Window” if you don’t want to navigate away from this page. Clicking the “Save Recipe” button underneath each recipe (when you go to the specific recipe post) will allow you to save the recipe to Ziplist and create a shopping list just for the 4th of July. Sweet! If you don’t see what you are looking for, check out the Recipe Index for more food inspiration.

Happy Fourth of July everyone!

13 Responses to BBQ Make-a-Menu {45 Recipes for the 4th!}

  1. Kim in MD says:

    I love it when you group recipes together for holidays, Mel! I want to make every single recipe!

  2. Thanks for putting this all together… what a bunch of delicious and perfect for the fourth menu ideas!1

  3. Marta says:

    Thankyou so much for this post!! It’s fantastic. A lot of good ideas. Thank you


  4. […] in today’s search for the best ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Well, Pinterest led me to {mel’s kitchen cafe} and a post including 45 recipes for the 4th! Among the recipes there are meats, sides, drinks, and […]

  5. Susanne says:

    Thank you so much for doing this for us. You are a thoughtful person to share all of this with us.

  6. Ruth says:

    Thanks so much for doing this for all of us. We really appreciate you!! You make our life better. Wishing a fun-filled 4th for you and your family.

  7. Marcy says:

    Awesome! This helps me tons in deciding what to make next week!!! Feelin’ a bit more stress free!

  8. Melanie from SLC says:

    Too. Many. Choices. Could I possibly make them all? Hmmm . . .

  9. Michelle says:

    You are so amazing! Looks yummy!

  10. Jen T says:

    This is amazing!!! Thanks so very much! We already bought the stuff to do the layered red/white/blue drink–my kids are so excited about that, and the brownie kebabs! You are awesome! Thanks! God bless!

  11. Brooke says:

    GREAT post! I always love it when you highlight so many lovely recipes that I haven’t yet discovered on your site. This will be VERY helpful as the 4th is a week-long celebration around here…we have dinner guests almost nightly as long-lost friends come for our town’s rodeo each night and stop by for a visit! We love this time of year!

  12. Teresa says:

    I love when you post one of these! You have so many great ideas, and it makes it so easy to sort through all the possibilities. Have a great 4th!

  13. Aaaahhh so many great recipes!!! Must check them out now 😀

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