27 Jun '14, 3pm
Watermelon Star Bites via @sharethis
For kids, the excitement of the Fourth of July is often based on the most simple pleasures: sparklers and fireworks (I didn't say all of these pleasures were entirely safe), any sort of water activity, big chunks of juicy watermelon, and basically anything edible that's red, white and blue. With so many things to check off on your holiday weekend to-do list, your barbecue dessert should be beyond easy and that's why I love these Watermelon Star Bites. Since school let out for summer earlier this month I've taken a bit of a cooking vacation myself. Whatever I make, I want it to be really light, simple and fresh. Nothing meets all those requirements better or could be more refreshing than naturally bright red, juicy watermelon stars (red) topped with dollops of lightly sweetened whipped cream (white) and punctuated with blueberries (the blue, obviously). Instead of turning o...