The country singer and entertaining expert has been giving fans her last-minute cookout recipes on her Facebook page all weekend long, and now she’s sharing more of her tips exclusively with PEOPLE.
From cocktails to sides to desserts, get inspired to cook with these totally fuss-free dishes. Check out the videos below to see Yearwood in action, and then get started planning your own menu—it’s only a day away, people!
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Trisha’s 5-Ingredient Summer Coleslaw
No barbecue is complete without slaw—that’s just a fact. Here, Yearwood shares her mom’s super easy take on a classic.
In a large bowl, add 1 head shredded cabbage, 1 shredded carrot, ½ cup chopped onion, ¼ cup sweet pickle relish, and ½ cup mayonnaise. Season with salt and stir to combine. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
4 Ways to Use a Dry Rub
Yearwood shows off some unexpected ways to use her signature spice blend (which she sells at Williams-Sonoma): to line the rim of a Bloody Mary glass, tossed with popcorn, mixed with ranch dressing for a veggie dip, and as a seasoning for grilled chicken.
Twists on a Summer Sipper
Here are four ways to spruce up (read: booze up) the singer’s “Summer in a Cup” blend of tangerine, cherry and pineapple juice.
Ice Cream Cookie Cake
Of course, no barbecue is complete without a cool-you-down dessert. Yearwood shares her Uncle Wilson’s amazingly easy “Ice Cream Thang.” It consists of frozen whipped topping, ice cream sandwiches, chocolate sauce, butterscotch sauce and chopped nuts — how could that be bad?
Now that you have all the tools you need, go forth and have your most delicious July 4th yet!