Fourth of July menu ideas

Looking for ideas for your Fourth of July menu? Here are some dishes to get you started:

Salsas and starters
Armadillo eggs
Bacon jalapeño cheese ball
Baked jalapeño pimento cheese dip
Black-eyed pea dip
Corn and black bean salsa
Deviled ham salad
Green chile corn pudding
Jalapeño bean dip
Jalapeno pickles
Love dip
Ninfa's green sauce
Peach and bacon guacamole
Pickled green tomatoes
Pickled okra
Pickled shrimp
Pico de gallo
Pimento cheese
Pineapple salsa
Spicy pickled carrots
West Texas roasted salsa

Side dishes 
Aaron Franklin's pinto beans

Barbecue baked black-eyed peas
Beanie wienies
Black beans
BLT salad with chipotle blue cheese dressing
Blue cheese scalloped potatoes
Buttermilk onion rings
Cherry lime Dr Pepper salad
Cole slaw
Carrot and raisin salad
Chipotle macaroni and cheese with bacon
Dr Pepper barbecue beans
Jalapeño cheese dog mac and cheese
Jalapeño creamed corn
Mexican corn on the cob
Pea salad
Pinto beans
Pinto bean and hominy salad
Poblano chorizo potato salad
Potato casserole
Purple hull pea salad
Ranch style beans
Shrimp and avocado salad
Squash casserole
Squash and green chile casserole
Texas potato salad
Texas potato salad with nasturtiums
Tomato and cucumber salad with cornbread croutons
Three bean salad with dill dressing
Zucchini slaw

Main dishes
Ancho Chile and cocoa-rubbed flank steak tacos
Brisket tacos
Chipotle lime fish tacos
Chipotle-orange glazed drumsticks
Chopped beef sandwich with spicy barbecue sauce
Coca-cola braised carnitas
Crispy dogs with bacon-jalapeño dipping sauce
Dr Pepper ribs
Fried catfish
Grilled stuffed peppers
Jalapeño and beer-brined pork chops
King Ranch casserole
Mexican bacon-wrapped hot dogs
Peppery pinto beans with sausage
Pork tinga
Red chile hot wings
Ribs with Sam Houston's barbecue sauce
Roasted chicken with chipotle
Salsa verde ranch wings
Sorghum-mustard glazed ribs
Summer squash, corn, and chorizo tacos
Tacos al carbon
Tex-Mex sloppy Joe
Texas pulled pork
Tex-Mex sloppy Joe sandwich

Banana pudding ice cream
Blueberry cornbread
Blueberry buttermilk pie ice cream
Blueberry fried pies
Blueberry peach cobbler
Buttermilk pie
Buttermilk peach ice cream
Cafe de olla ice cream
Chess pie
Chocolate corn chip candy
Chocolate pie
Cowboy cookies
Dewberry cobbler
Dolly bars
Dr Pepper oatmeal cake with coconut pecan topping
Hatch chile chocolate chip cookies
Honey lavender ice cream
Lemon-lime icebox pie with chocolate graham cracker crust
Mango frozen yogurt
Mexican chocolate brownie ice cream
Mexican coffee ice cream pie
Mint chocolate cookies and cream ice cream
Mom's hot fudge
Peaches and ginger lime whipped cream
Peach pie
Pecan peach ice cream
Peanut butter crisscrosses
Peanut butter ice cream 
Peanut butter pie
Shiner Bock ice cream
Strawberry ice cream
Strawberry shortcake
Strawberry sheet cake
Strawberry spoon bread
Texas ranger cookies
Texas sheet cake

Jalapeño cheddar biscuits
Jalapeno cheese buns
Sesame seed buns
Tomato, cheddar, and bacon biscuits

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