Traditional 4th Of July Foods

Red, White and Blue ,Tiramisu' - © tasteofhome.com

It’s the Fourth, folks! Time for our American friends to celebrate their Declaration of Independence, and, traditionally, a time for families to get together for food and fun. In honour of the occasion, allow me to present my compendium of most popular, most beloved, most iconic 4th of July Foods!

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Fast Food Week!

Jell-O Play and Eat Kit - © 2018 Jell-O

Snack News tops the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) headlines this week, with contributions from Taco Bell, Dunkin’s, Planter’s and Pringles. Starbuck’s expands its breakfast menu – in the UK. And Wendy’s, Burger King and Church’s Chicken make another trip to The Smokehouse…

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Summer Staples: Coleslaw

Coleslaw - Confetti - Detail - © truelemon.com

We surveyed the Potato Salad scene a couple of days ago. Now, it’s time for a look at the other supreme summer Salad: Coleslaw. We’ll start with a little history and segue into the never-ending debate over which kind of Dressing is best: Creamy Mayo style, or Oil-based Vinaigrette…

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Summer Staples: Potato Salad

Red Potato Salad - Small - © linkendurance.com

One of the most iconic Summer Staples in my part of the world has always been Potato Salad. But ask cooks what Potato Salad should be, and you’ll get a wide range of opinions. I’m going to share my favourite recipe, and look at some of the more common variations I’ve encountered over the years…

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Fast Food Week!

KFC Pickle Fried Chicken - © 2018 KFC

Time again for your weekend review of all things sinful… from the Fast Food sphere. KFC takes the lead this week with a couple of quirky menu items, and Taco Bell and Pizza Hut throw deep discounts at us to persuade us to switch our Burrito and Pizza allegiances to their flags…

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