Raspberry Lemonade Slush
Best Ever Roasted Salsa served with chips
Apple Cranberry and Almond Coleslaw
Old-Fashioned Potato Salad
15-minute Corn on the Cob
Baked Blooming Onion
Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers (Turkey or Beef)
Grilled Hot Dogs with Sweet-Hot Relish
Drunken Beans (Frijoles Borrochos) (beans simmered in beer)
Apple Pie Cookies
Boston Cooler “the real thing”
Boston Cooler: Vernors (ginger ale) and
According to company legend, prior to the start of the American Civil War, while a clerk at the Higby & Sterns drugstore in Detroit, James Vernor experimented with flavors in an attempt to duplicate a popular ginger ale imported from Dublin, Ireland. When Vernor was called off to serve in the war, he stored the syrup base of 19 ingredients, including ginger, vanilla and other natural flavorings, in an oaken cask.
After returning from battle four years later, he opened the keg and found the drink inside had been changed by the aging process in the wood. It was like nothing else he had ever tasted, and he purportedly declared it “Deliciously different,”which remains the drink’s motto to this day.
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