8 Juneteenth Recipes Worth Celebrating

Crispy Fried Chicken

This deep-fried chicken recipe is a favorite for picnics and can be enjoyed hot or cold. It's known for its crispy texture and is likened to Kentucky Fried Chicken by kids.

Smoked Brisket

A popular recipe that results in a mouth-watering, tender brisket. It’s a crowd-pleaser and is particularly noted for its melt-in-the-mouth quality.

Strawberry Cooler

A refreshing and easy-to-make drink perfect for hot summer days. This sparkling strawberry beverage is a favorite among families looking to quench their thirst.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

A festive dessert that features a red velvet filling with cocoa, topped with cream cheese frosting, and baked in a chocolate cookie crumb crust.

Black-Eyed Peas

A traditional Southern dish with significant cultural meaning. It’s a hearty and flavorful combination that brings families together around the table.

Peach Upside-Down Cake

Inspired by a friend from the South, this peachy cake includes bourbon and is best served with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. It’s a delightful dessert with a Southern twist.

Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

A creamy, smoky potato salad that combines the velvety taste of sweet potatoes with the deliciousness of peppers. This recipe was developed from a friend's serving suggestion.

The Best Baby Back Ribs

These ribs are marinated and then rubbed with a zesty seasoning before grilling, resulting in moist and flavorful ribs that are sure to impress.