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These are a delicious Southern twist on New England's lobster rolls.
Bring 3 quarts water and crab seasoning to a boil in a Dutch oven; add shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and cool.
Peel cooked shrimp, and devein, if desired; coarsely chop shrimp.
Stir together mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in shrimp. Chill 2 hours.
Stir together butter and garlic, and spread evenly on cut side of bread halves. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until toasted.
Line each roll with a lettuce leaf, if desired. Spoon shrimp mixture evenly on each roll. Top with avocado, if desired.
Kids will love this thick, brightly colored drink created by a young reader.
Microwave 3 cups water in an 8-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 5 minutes or until it boils. Stir in blueberry gelatin until dissolved. Cool slightly, and stir in lemon-lime soft drink.
Scoop 3/4 cup sherbet into each of 8 (16-ounce) glasses. Pour gelatin mixture over sherbet. Serve immediately.
Place beans in boiling water seasoned with 1 teaspoon salt; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Plunge beans into ice water to stop the cooking process. Place in a shallow serving dish.
Cook garlic in hot oil in a skillet over medium heat 30 seconds or just until fragrant; remove from heat. Stir in olives, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour mixture over beans, tossing to coat. Chill at least 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Garnish, if desired.
Stir together first 6 ingredients; pour into a shallow pan or baking dish.
Shape beef into 8 patties; place in a single layer in marinade, turning to coat both sides. Cover and chill 4 hours. Drain, reserving marinade.
Grill patties over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink, brushing several times with reserved marinade. Stir together chili sauce and jelly. Serve patties on buns with chili sauce mixture and toppings.
Though this blackberry pie should be assembled and served the same day, you can get a head start by combining the berries and sugar and chilling them the night before.
Gently toss berries and 1/4 cup sugar in a large bowl; cover and chill 8 hours. Drain.
Fit piecrust into a 9-inch pieplate according to package directions; fold edges under, and crimp. Prick bottom and sides of piecrust with a fork.
Bake at 450° for 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned.
Stir together cornstarch and remaining 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan; slowly whisk in 1 1/4 cups water and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture thickens.
Stir together raspberry gelatin and blue liquid food coloring in a small bowl; whisk into the warm cornstarch mixture.
Spoon blackberries into piecrust. Pour glaze evenly over berries, pressing down gently with a spoon to be sure all berries are coated. Chill 2 1/2 hours. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.
Leave the potato skins on for color and texture.
Combine potatoes and water to cover in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil, and cook 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes.
Stir together olive oil and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl, blending well. Add potatoes, onions, and remaining ingredients, gently tossing to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
You can find red, white, and blue candies at supermarkets and discount stores before the Fourth of July.
Beat sugars and butter at low speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and next 3 ingredients, beating until combined. Stir in oats and remaining ingredients.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake, in batches, at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used red, white, and blue M&Ms.
Berry Blue Fizz
Marinated Green Beans with Tomatoes, Olives, and Feta
Fresh Blackberry Pie
Chewy Red, White, and Blue Cookies
This menu will complement your holiday activities with the season's favorite food--burgers, shrimp, fresh tomatoes, green beans, and blackberries. Most of the recipes can be made the day before. However, the Fresh Blackberry Pie should be assembled and served on the same day for best results. You can prepare the hamburger patties ahead also, but cook them at mealtime for burgers that are deliciously hot and juicy. (Serves 8)
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