72 Juneteenth Recipes Worth Celebrating
Juneteenth, otherwise known as Freedom Day and Jubilee Day, celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. If you're planning a Juneteenth feast, here are a few of our favorite Juneteenth recipes.
If you’ve wanted to learn how to make crispy fried chicken, this is the recipe for you. Always a picnic favorite, this deep fried chicken recipe is delicious either hot or cold. Kids call it my Kentucky Fried Chicken! —Jeanne Schnitzler, Lima, Montana
Cheers to the holiday with this refreshing strawberry soda in hand. Red foods and drinks, like this red sipper, are traditional to serve at Juneteenth feasts across the nation.
Serve this Southern specialty for a Juneteenth brunch! Butter Be Ready’s chicken and waffle recipe is melt-in-your-mouth delicious with her crispy, savory friend chicken paired with fluffy waffles and drizzled with pure maple syrup.
Food Fidelity’s watermelon salad isn’t like traditional fruit salads. This handheld version is seasoned with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce that’s perfect for a Juneteenth picnic.
Crispy, smoky fried green tomatoes make for a great Juneteenth starter. This recipe is air-fryer friendly, too!
Combine classic sweet tea with fresh strawberries and you get this heavenly Southern tea recipe. No simple syrup needed!
Enjoy the smoky flavors of pulled pork without this mess. This pulled pork parfait piles high cookout favorites like baked beans, pickles and coleslaw.
Grilled fruits are the perfect complement to a BBQ meal. Serve these juicy, grilled peaches by themselves or with a dollop of whipped cream for a sweet touch.
End your meal with this creamy sweet potato cheesecake with pecan-praline topping. It’ll be hard to say no to a second slice!
These non-alcoholic mint peach spritzers can be enjoyed by adults and kids, alike. If the adults want a boozy twist, pour in a little champagne.