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Classic, Crowd-Pleasing 4th of July Food

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jun 27, 2018 9:01:00 AM


Fourth of July is our Superbowl.

Okay, the Superbowl is our Superbowl, but Fourth of July is when we really pull out all the stops. It’s the perfect holiday – it’s casual, it’s warm, it’s patriotic – and at our houses it’s always all about the food.

What do your guests want this Fourth of July? They want you to think beyond the standard burgers and Brats and come up with something extra-memorable. This is no time to look into diet recipes or to buy anything pre-made at the grocery store. This is your moment.

Here are some classic, crowd-pleasing dishes to master this Fourth of July.

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Topics: Fourth of July

3 Amazing 4th of July Appetizers to Try

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jun 13, 2018 9:03:00 AM


Fourth of July is the perfect time of year to show off your best hosting skills. The weather is finally warm enough to gather your friends and family outside and the days are long enough to keep the party going well into the night!

The most important part of any Fourth of July celebration, of course, is the food.

Sure, you’re going to have one of those kooky cakes that looks like an American flag and you’ll obviously be grilling some delicious Brats and maybe even some burgers. But what really matters is your appetizers! They’re the first thing people eat when they come over and depending on how many libations you’ll be serving, probably the dishes they’ll remember most.

Here are Papa Cantella’s favorite Fourth of July appetizer recipes for you to try this year:

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Topics: Appetizers, Fourth of July