4th of July recipes.

Elevate Your Fourth of July Celebration in Lowry with These 8 Tasty Dishes

At our premium Lowry apartments, residents enjoy lavish amenities like a resort-style swimming pool, a stunning rooftop deck, cozy fire pits, and a vibrant community lounge, setting the stage for an unforgettable Fourth of July festivity. Transform Independence Day into an extraordinary memory by throwing an unforgettable bash complemented by an array of mouthwatering recipes. Embark on a culinary adventure this patriotic holiday at Alas Over Lowry with these tantalizing dishes.


Pull-Apart Cheeseburger Sliders

Serves: 12 sliders

Time: Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 30 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Ground beef
  • Slider buns
  • Cheese
  • Onion and garlic
  • Seasonings
  • Condiments

Overview: Begin by cooking onion in a saucepan until tender, then add garlic. Mix in ground beef until fully cooked; incorporate mustard and other seasonings. Assemble bottom slider buns in a dish, top with beef and cheese, followed by pickles and tomatoes. Cover with the top buns, brush with butter, and bake for 10 minutes. The detailed recipe can be found here.


BBQ Grilled Chicken

Serves: 4

Time: 30 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Lime juice
  • Honey
  • Hot sauce
  • Salt

Overview: Combine barbecue sauce, honey, lime juice, and hot sauce for the marinade; coat chicken thoroughly. Grill the chicken on high heat until it’s perfectly charred, occasionally basting it. Visit the link for complete instructions here.


Hot Dog Board

Serves: Varies

Time: Varies

Basic Ingredients

  • Hot dogs
  • Hot dog buns
  • Your favorite condiments
  • Your choice of toppings

Overview: Elevate your party with a twist on traditional boards by introducing a hot dog board. Arrange an inviting display with small bowls of condiments and toppings, hot dog buns, and dogs, filled in with potato chips for extra crunch. Explore how to curate your own here.


Classic Potato Salad

Serves: 6

Time: 25 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Potatoes
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Onion
  • Mustard
  • Lemon juice
  • Chives
  • Seasonings/spices

Overview: Boil potatoes until tender, then mix with mayo, onion, mustard, lemon juice, eggs, chives, and spices. Chill before serving. For a step-by-step guide, click here.


Refreshing Watermelon Feta Salad

Serves: 4

Time: 10 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Cucumbers
  • Seedless watermelon
  • Mint
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Feta
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Overview: Mix cucumber, watermelon, mint, feta, and seasonings. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, then toss. Serve on a platter, garnishing with extra feta and mint. Full recipe details are available here.


July 4th S’mores Dip

Serves: 10

Time: 20 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Hershey’s chocolate
  • Marshmallows
  • Red, white, and blue sanding sugar
  • Graham crackers for dipping

Overview: Preheat oven, layer Hershey’s on a pan, dip marshmallows in sugared water and arrange them as a flag. Bake and serve with graham crackers. Learn more here.


Cheesecake Cupcakes

Serves: 16

Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Graham crackers
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Salt
  • Toppings of marmalade and berries

Overview: Indulge in these luscious, creamy cheesecake cupcakes that promise delight with every bite. Intricate steps lead to a rewarding taste experience. Discover the full recipe here.


Blueberry Surprise

Serves: 12

Time: 5 hours and 30 minutes

Basic Ingredients

  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Cornmeal
  • Berries
  • Powdered sugar
  • Heavy cream

Overview: Crafting this blueberry dish is a labor of love, requiring patience for preparing the crust, filling, and topping. The divine taste justifies the effort. Directions are provided here.

Indulge your guests in these sumptuous recipes, setting a new benchmark for festive gatherings at our Lowry apartments. Visit Alas Over Lowry to explore our beautiful community and spacious living options.

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