Be the Star of Your 4th of July Party

Getting ready to host an Independence Day picnic or backyard barbecue?

Today’s post contains links to all the inspiration and instructions you need. Our team of recruiting and employment experts put their party-planning hats on and searched the internet for the best Fourth of July drinks, dishes and desserts around. Serve these up and be the star of your party:

4th of July Menu Ideas

Whether you’re celebrating in the backyard or on the beach, has assembled recipes for everything you’ll need – from cocktails through dessert.

Want to make a red, white and blue menu for your best-ever 4th of July celebration? It’s easy with this themed collection of dishes and drinks from

4th of July All-American Picks does a fantastic job rounding up recipes for Independence Day picnics or cookouts. Check out their favorite grilling recipes, summertime sandwiches and classic potato salads here.

Want to step up your game a bit? From rosemary-brined, buttermilk fried chicken to potato salad with arugula and Dijon vinaigrette, The Week presents recipes that put a sophisticated spin on classic American 4th of July favorites.

4th of July Top Celebrity Recipes

Tired of the same old burgers and dogs? Why not give triple pork burgers with cucumber kimchi a whirl? presents celebrity chef’s top Fourth of July recipes here.

Serving barbecue this year? Before you fire up the smoker, grill or crock pot, check out the favorite barbecue recipes from culinary masters like Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali and more – courtesy of

4th of July Drink Recipes

Even drinks go red, white and blue this time of year! has rounded up 28 patriotic concoctions you can make to toast America’s birthday.

Looking for non-alcoholic recipes? Serve up these delicious, refreshing drinks at your Independence Day celebration, compliments of

At PrideStaff, we take pride in all we do (so much so that it’s part of our name!).  We also take tremendous pride in being part of our great nation.  As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, we hope you have a wonderful – and tasty – time honoring our nation’s independence.