Thanks to rain, we enjoyed the serenity of our garage while we fried up our quasi traditional 4th feast of fish & chips. We were forced to huddle next to the lawn mower and ladders while we embarked on what I dubbed: “Fry for the 4th!”. Dinner was standard (for us): beer battered tilapia with fresh cut potato and sweet potato fries.
Now any time we have hot oil bubbling away,
Everyone loved the Twinkies and the Oreos were nice and soft. Anne thought it was all anti-climatic. Zoe thought it didn’t look appetizing at all. Boo on both of them.
I mentioned this was a dessert appetizer. The real dessert of the evening was an army of inside out banana splits. Tonight’s were livened up with the addition of peanut butter, almonds, and crushed Oreo to accompany the usual chocolate and ice cream. They are a incredibly simple, yet delicious backyard dessert.
UPDATE: Click here to watch the banana boat prep in action as part of My Weber Experience.
I hope everyone had a great 4th of July!