Black Bloggers Celebrate Juneteenth with a Virtual Cookout

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It’s glorious to see the widespread celebration of Juneteenth. It wasn’t until I moved to DC as an adult that I learned about Juneteenth and began celebrating it eight years ago. Even then, it didn’t feel as widespread as it does now.

It’s beautiful to see more and more Black people telling stories and sharing the history of our food and culture in this country. More than 40 black creators contributed to this collaborative menu as a Freedom Day tribute.

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Slight Kitchen Werk – Angel Eggs

“For black people in America, Juneteenth is our Independence Day. Given this occasion, it represents an opportunity to reflect on the resilience of our ancestors, who not only survived but thrived against all odds. We come together to celebrate great food grounded in recipes passed down and represent that same spirit of resilience, creativity, and ingenuity.” Marwin Brown, Food Fidelity

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Geo’s Table – Harissa Honey Roasted Vegetables

This year, the #JuneteenthCookout2021 features an extensive sampling of Black food for every course. From drinks to dessert, there is something for everyone. Follow the Hashtag #JuneteenthCookout2021 the week of Juneteenth to witness each contributor sharing their dish or drink. 

Full Juneteenth Cookout Menu

Watermelon Ice Pops by A Girl Called Adri

Juneteenth Soul Rolls by Black Girls Who Brunch

Honey Buttermilk Biscuits with Roasted Strawberries by Britney Breaks Bread

Strawberry Collins by Brownbelle

Peach Cobbler Cinnamon Rolls by Butter Be Ready

Red Hot Pepper Shrimps by Chef and Steward

Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins by Chef Curl Ardee

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake by Chenée Today

Vegan Ranch Style Beans by Collards Are The Old Kale

Jamaican Jerk BBQ Ribs by Cooks with Soul

Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw  by Crumb-Snatched

Strawberry-Basil Sorbet by DMR Fine Foods

Red Velvet Layer Cake with Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Dash of Jazz

Red Velvet Cookies by Dish It With Tisha

Brisket Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes by Dude That Cookz

BBQ Baked Beans by Food Fidelity

Black-Eyed Pea Salad by FoodLoveTog

Harissa Honey Roasted Vegetable Skewers by Geo’s Table

Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler (Vegan) by Good Food Baddie

Crispy Gluten-free Baked BBQ Chicken Wings by Gristle and Gossip

Summer Watermelon Fizz by Handy Chef

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad by Heal Me Delicious

Smoky Party Style Jollof Rice by Immaculate Ruemu

Crab Boil & Garlic Butter Sauce by Jamieson Diaries

Tamarind BBQ Wings by Just Add Hot Sauce

Hibiscus Rum Punch by Kenneth Temple

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream by Lenox Bakery

Crockpot BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches by Mash & Spread

Grilled Hot Links & Chow Chow by Meiko And The Dish

Strawberry Lemonade Sangria by Nik Snacks

Brown Sugar Caramel No-Churn Ice Cream by Open Invitation Entertainment

Strawberry Basil Pineapple Mocktail by Orchids + Sweet Tea

Lemon Meringue Tart by Peaches 2 Peaches

Spicy Shrimp Creole by Pink Owl Kitchen

Strawberry Crunch Cake Brownies by Razzle Dazzle Life

Grilled Maque Choux Salad by Savor and Sage

Savannah Red Rice by Seasoned To Taste

Country Style Potato Salad  by Sense & Edibility

Deviled Eggs by Slight Kitchen Werk

Rum Punch by Sweet & Sorrel

Mint Julep by Sweet Tea + Thyme

Almond Peach Cake by That Green Lyfe

Strawberry Cobbler Galette by The Dana Renée Way

Strawberry Baby Back Ribs by This Worthey Life

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