Last week, Phoebe announced that moving forward, she wanted to eat all her food skewered on a stick. And can you blame her? There’s something inherently more fun about veggies when they’re in kebab form, and as summertime grilling reaches its peak, I’ve been experimenting with skewering just about everything, from corn to brussels sprouts to melons (don’t worry, we’ll get to that) to nail down the perfect technique. Turns out, it’s all in the seasonings, so we tapped our friends at McCormick to help us throw the most festive, patriotic, and kebab-filled Fourth of July party ever. Keep reading for the recipes, and we’d love to hear if you guys give these a try this July 4th!
*photos by kate zimmerman