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Every four years, Americans have the right to vote for the person they think should take the reigns in the Oval Office. After leaving the polls, what better way to watch the results roll in than over festive food and drink? Whether you’re celebrating your candidate’s victory or in need of a cocktail to wash back the tears, here are some patriotic and punny dishes for your election night viewing party.
This pulled pork recipe is even tastier than what mom used to make. While you wait in line to cast your vote at the polls, the meat cooks low and slow in a slow cooker until it’s tender and flavorful.
Join the blue(berry) wave and try this hand pie recipe bursting with fresh flavors of some of the best pies you’ve ever had.
Your guests may not agree on politics but they’ll unite behind colorful homemade pizza. The green party even gets a nod with a side of arugula salad.
Hopefully your candidate’s poll numbers don’t dip as much as you’ll be dipping these fritters into the homemade bacon pepper sauce. Similar to hush puppies, a classic Southern dish, this appetizer gets its rich flavor from whole kernels of hominy and thyme.
Chocolate bark is a “platform” the whole nation can agree on. This patriotic dessert requires fewer than five ingredients and is a must for election night.
Even if voter turnout in your district isn’t impressive, at least this festive trifle will be. It looks difficult to make, but with a few baking tips, you can definitely pull it off.
Here’s another patriotic pizza recipe, but this nostalgic dessert starts with thin-crust pizza dough and gets some star-spangled style with the toppings.
No amendments are needed to this fantastic recipe. In just five minutes, you’ve got a cherry and mint sorbet that stacks up to the best ice cream shops in America.
This sprinkle-spangled cupcake arrangement is fun and easy to make. But don’t abandon the party if you’re out of the necessary ingredients, instead, check out these cooking and baking substitutions you should know about.
This brisket recipe takes a conservative approach and only requires two ingredients. The tender brisket can be used to make some of the best tacos out there.
We can’t lie, these adorable cheesecake pops are delicious. The nation’s first president would appreciate this can’t-beat cherry dessert.
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