Bring DineMarket to your 4th of July party!

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Bring DineMarket to your 4th of July party!

DineMarket has all your essential ingredients for hosting the most patriotic 4th of July Party! This Independence Day, get ready to invite all your neighbors, friends, and family to enjoy your delicious red, white, and blue cookout! Here’s some fun menu ideas to include for the holiday.

Appetizer: Watermelon Caprese


What you’ll need:
  • 3 sprigs of fresh basil with stems removed
  • 1 small watermelon, fruit removed with melon baller
  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Trim basil leaves into small circles about 1 inch in diameter.
  2. Thread watermelon and mozzarella cheese on toothpicks, sandwiching a basil leaf in between. Arrange on a serving plate.
  3. Pour olive oil and balsamic vinegar over toothpicks. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on top.


Cocktail: Blackberry Mojito


What you’ll need:
  • ½ cup of blackberries
  • handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 2 juiced limes
  • 1 tsp. of sugar
  • ½ cup of light rum
  • crushed ice
  • club soda


  1. In a small bowl, muddle blackberries. Set aside.
  2. Place mint leaves in bottom of glasses. Divide and spoon blackberry mixture on top.
  3. Add rum, sugar, and lime juice and stir to combine. Top with crushed ice.
  4. Add club soda and garnish with mint leaves and more blackberries.


Main dish: Worcestershire-Glazed Burgers


What you’ll need:
  • Canola oil for grill
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp. of Worcestershire sauce
  • hamburger buns
  • cheese, lettuce leaves, pickles, and sliced tomatoes


  1. Set up grill for direct cooking and heat to medium-high. Once hot, clean and lightly oil grates with oil.
  2. Gently shape beef into 8 balls, then flatten into 3/4-inch-thick patties. Using your thumb, make a shallow (1 1/2-inch-wide) indent in the top of each patty. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill patties, indent sides up, until browned and patties easily lift from the grates, 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and grill, basting with Worcestershire, to desired doneness, 3 to 4 minutes more for medium.
  4. Serve burgers on buns with cheese, lettuce, pickles, and tomatoes alongside.


Desert: Blueberry Dump Cake


What you’ll need:
  • 6 cups of blueberries
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. of pure vanilla extract
  • ½ lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • whipped topping for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. In a medium bowl, combine blueberries, sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and cinnamon.
  2. Pour into a 9″-x-13″ baking pan.
  3. Pour cake mix on top and spread into an even layer.
  4. Dot the top all over with butter and bake until the top is golden and the fruit is bubbly, 1 hour.
  5. Serve warm with whipped topping.


With these tasty and fun menu items served at your 4th of July party, your guests will be begging for more!

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