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9 Make-Ahead 4th of July Recipes


If you’re anything like us, right now you’re probably wondering to yourself, “What should I bring to a 4th of July potluck?” Well, wonder no more because we’ve got some great make-ahead Fourth of July recipes to maximize your summer fun and minimize your stress!

After all, while we’re certainly not entirely free of stress, we’ve all experienced more than a normal amount recently. It feels good to finally be able to reconnect safely with our friends and family after a tough year plus, so getting together for a festive 4th of July party feels extra wonderful and just so very… normal.

While the focus of our gatherings is on celebrating our country and our relationships with one another, food is also an important part of any get-together. While there is no shortage of recipes that have us cooking up until it’s time to host (or leave for) a party, wouldn’t it be better to enjoy some make-ahead 4th of July recipes so that you’re not rushing around and starting your time together stressed? We certainly think so! So today, we’re sharing nine make-ahead Fourth of July recipes, including make-ahead main dishes, make-ahead side dish recipes, a make-ahead drink recipe, and a couple of fabulous make-ahead 4th of July dessert recipes!

Will you be gathering with friends this 4th of July? Let us know your plans in the comments below!

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