4 cups water
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled, washed, and cut in half
1 cup lemon juice, 4 large lemons
Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in small saucepan and cook and stir on medium heat until dissolved. Set aside to cool.
Combine the remaining 3 cups water, 1/2 cup sugar, and the strawberries in blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a 2 quart pitcher and add cooled sugar mixture and lemon juice. Stir well and add crushed ice. Garnish with lemon slices and strawberries.
Frozen Pina Coladas
1 1/2 oz. light rum
2 oz. cream of coconut
4 oz. pineapple juice
1 cup fresh frozen pineapple chunks
1 cup crushed ice
Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth and creamy! Serve in your favorite cocktail glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.
Fourth Of July Cookout Menu
Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos
12 large jalapenos, seeded and cut in half1 lb. bacon, cut in thirds
4 ounces cream cheese
4 ounces of grated pepper jack cheese
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/4 cup onions, chopped fine
Salt to taste
Combine the cream cheese, shredded cheese, onions, and salt in a medium sized bowl. Mix well. Fill the jalapenos and wrap each one with a bacon strip. Secure with toothpicks. Grill on medium hot grill for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.
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Spicy Cajun Crawfish Bread
Cajun Grilled Chicken Wings
Loaded Baked Potato Salad
Garlic Herb Bread
Nanny's Lemon Icebox Pie
Strawberry Shortcake Muffins
I'll be sharing these at ~
Here's a little clip of one of my favorite bands. Andre Theirry and Zydeco Magic were really rockin' the crowd at this year's Gator by the Bay festival. Crank it up for this one, cher and let the good times roll!