Olympic Party Foods: Root for America

Browse patriotic Olympic party foods like hot dogs, sides, burgers, desserts and other red, white and blue dishes by Food Network.
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Flag Cake

Decorate a sprinkle-filled cake with white chocolate frosting, strawberry stripes and blueberry stars.

Get the Recipe: Flag Cake

Red, White and Blue Buffalo Puppies

Drizzle blue cheese sauce onto cocktail hot dogs and top with red onions and blue chips for a bite-sized appetizer.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Puppies

Fireworks Red, White and Blue Daiquiris

Use frozen strawberries for the red base, blue Curacao liqueur for the middle layer and coconut sorbet with rum for the white topping in this patriotic cocktail.

Get the Recipe: Fireworks Red, White and Blue Daiquiris

Red and White Double Dippers With Blue Corn Chips

Serve an easy red, white and blue appetizer of red pepper salsa, creamy garlic dip and blue corn chips.

Get the Recipe: Red and White Double Dippers with Blue Corn Chips

Sandra's Barbecue Bean Chili Dogs

Sandra tops her all-American hot dogs with a secret weapon: barbecue sauce.

Get the Recipe: Barbecue Bean Chili Dogs

Red, White and Blueberry Coleslaw

Crispy bacon, dried blueberries and thinly sliced cabbage turn basic coleslaw into a colorful and patriotic side dish.

Get the Recipe: Red, White and Blueberry Coleslaw

American Macaroni Salad

As a requirement at any American barbecue, this macaroni salad makes the perfect side as you root for the home team.

Get the Recipe: American Macaroni Salad

Bobby's Perfect Burger

These burgers can be made on the grill or in a saute pan, making them the most versatile way to cheer on the USA.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Burger

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

Make a potato salad using a mixed bag of skinned baby red, Yukon Gold and purple potatoes to create this colorful side.

Get the Recipe: Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

Rachael's Red, White, and Blue Fruit Cups

Rachael gets the juice of strawberries, blackberries and blueberries flowing with a bit of sugar. Finish them off with a topping of whipped cream.

Get the Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Fruit Cups

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

Layer store-bought pound cake with homemade blueberry sauce, cream cheese topping and strawberries.

Get the Recipe: Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

Fruit-Tart Flag

Here's a new take on the classic flag cake: miniature tart shells filled with mascarpone cream and decorated with blueberries and strawberries.

Get the Recipe: Fruit-Tart Flag

Classic Fried Chicken

Add paprika, hot sauce and cayenne pepper so your chicken packs a hint of spice.

Get the Recipe: Classic Fried Chicken

Bobby's Nacho Dog

Dress up your dog with chunky guacamole and Bobby's Grilled Tomato-Chipotle Salsa.

Get the Recipe: Nacho Dog

Sunny's Patriotic Berry Trifle

Sunny's quick trifle uses premade angel food cake that's decoratively layered with strawberries, blueberries and cream.

Get the Recipe: Patriotic Berry Trifle

Guy's Fourth of July Cocktail

Guy fills half a glass with cranberry juice mixed with watermelon schnapps and then carefully pours a tequila-blue curacao combo over the red layer. Once you start sipping, it's bound to turn purple, but it will still taste delicious.

Get the Recipe: Fourth of July Cocktail

BLT Dogs

For a taste of America, transform a classic BLT sandwich into a bacon-topped hot dog.

Get the Recipe: BLT Dogs

Patriotic Potato Salad

This tricolor potato salad is an easy way to cheer on the USA: Just arrange the potatoes by color on a platter with red peppers.

Get the Recipe: United Tates of America

American Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Ina's version of this all-American dessert is loaded with tart apples and warming spices, so you get tons of rustic, sweet flavor in each bite.

Get the Recipe: Deep-Dish Apple Pie

The Gold Medal

Mix up this golden cocktail as you cheer on the USA.

Get the Recipe: The Gold Medal