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Out and About: Fourth of July

July 6, 2010

Fourth of July means grilling on a Brooklyn rooftop… cold watermelon, grilled guacamole and Pimms cups.

Steve works magic with portobello mushrooms, basting them with olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper and black pepper. They get snatched straight off the grill, before they even have a chance to cool.

For smoky guacamole, throw the avocados on the grill before mashing.

I love how the city skyline glows at dusk.

12 Comments leave one →
  1. July 6, 2010 3:48 am

    looks like an awesome party!!!:)

  2. July 6, 2010 5:08 pm

    Fantastic photos, Liz! You captured the colors and feel of your party so beautifully.:-)

  3. Susan permalink
    July 6, 2010 5:54 pm

    How much smoky flavor does the grill impart to the avocado? Is the guacamole served warm?

  4. Mimi permalink
    July 6, 2010 8:00 pm

    What a wonderful idea for a new take on quacamole, I’m giving that a try tonight!!

  5. July 7, 2010 12:13 am

    Great pics! It makes me feel like I was at the party!

  6. July 7, 2010 1:52 pm

    That looks like a seriously fabulous party! Great shots. Makes me want to be there too!

  7. July 8, 2010 1:39 am

    Great captures Liz…stylish yet very urban too! Love the beer and lanterns shot!

  8. July 8, 2010 2:44 am

    Great photos with vivid colors! Love the idea of smoky guacamole.

  9. July 8, 2010 3:30 pm

    Great capture of the event. Looks like everyone is enjoying themselves. I am surprised the hibachi grill was big enough to feed everyone there. I am glad to see my favorite brewery (Brooklyn) in the cooler, just too bad it is not the summer brew. yum

  10. July 17, 2010 7:51 pm

    Awesome pictures! Looks like a great party!

  11. July 20, 2010 9:18 pm

    Aww what a fun party! I’ve never thought of grilling avocados – they look delicious! Actually everything does – can I come next year?:)

  12. July 20, 2010 11:44 pm

    Hi Liz, it looks like you guys had soo much fun! Love the photos, they really capture the moment:)

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