NEW YORK, N.Y. (Accredited Times) – The Fourth of July is almost upon us! For many, that means firecrackers, parties, concerts, and plenty of red, white, and blue. But before breaking out the M-80s, we all have a more important question to answer: what should we eat to celebrate our independence??? Here are our top five foods for a patriotic Fourth of July:
Nothing is more traditionally American than bagels! Seriously, everything tastes better with bagels. I prefer mine with tofu and alfalfa sprouts. Sesame seed and poppy seed are the best!
Matso is sooooo good. Like bagels, matzo goes well with pretty much anything! Try matzo ball soup. Es muy delicioso.
So you bought some bagels and some matzo, but now you have a serious question to answer. What should you put on them??? Hummus, duh!
Celebrate the Fourth of July by celebrating diversity! Like the pharaohs, falafel is said to be of Egyptian origin (exotic!). Falafel was possibly originally eaten by Coptic Christians as a replacement for meat during Lent. Fun Fact: Falafel became so popular in the Land of the Nile that at one point McDonald’s served a “McFalafel” all across Egypt! To maximize yum’ness, be sure to add lots of hummus!
What would the Fourth of July be without knishes??? It wouldn’t be a holiday, I tell you!!! Knishes are delicious doughy delicacies filled with basically whatever you want — mashed potato, sweet potatoes, black beans, onions, tofu, sauerkraut, spinach, cheese, or ground meat. You can even add fruit! Our tip? Go with something vegan friendly to help lower your CO2 footprint!
Happy Independence Day!!!