The best part about 4th of July easily the food. What better way to chow down than with some snacks based on your favorite, geeky movies, TV shows, and games? Whether you’re tailgating, having a picnic at the beach, or having the classic backyard BBQ, these geeky treats are a must have. The following cover all the taste bud necessities from the comforting wings of Gotham City to the dangerous times of an apocalypse.
10. Yeto’s Soup (The Legend of Zelda)
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Pumpkins, potatoes and maybe a little Ocarina to warm up the night, probably already warm night. Recipe.
9. Batman Pies on a Stick
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This is a fun snack you can make with the kids and if they turn out, you won’t have to use the bat signal for backup. Recipe.
8. Cheesy Bread (The Hunger Games)
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Be like Peeta and get your baking on. Maybe you’ll be able to outdo Katniss and not tie for first place. Recipe.
7. Blood Punch (The Vampire Diaries)
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One could only hope that brewing this would summon the likes of Damon and Stefan, or at least anyone who looks just as hot. Recipe.
6. Lemon Cakes (Game of Thrones)
You can have the white and blue with this tart treat, just skip the red because you don’t want your night of freedom to end like that wedding. Get the recipe from our episode of “Cooking with Thrones”!
5. Ectoplasm Popcorn (Ghostbusters)
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“He slimed the popcorn!” As the fireworks are popping, enjoy some slimy popcorn. Recipe.
4. Deviled Eggs (The Walking Dead)
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Even though your food is eyeballing you, don’t freak out. Eat it before the rest of the body catches up and gets you! Recipe.
3. Chocolate Covered Bananas (Arrested Development)
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There might always be money in the banana stand, but try making these frozen goodies at home to save a buck. Recipe.
2. Blood Slide (Dexter)
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After all is said and done, those of age should enjoy their BBQs and picnics with a little drink; hold the plastic wrap. Recipe.
1. K9 Dogs (Dr. Who)
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It’s ironic we’re going with a widely popular BBC show to celebrate America, but when the recipe is this delicious, we can’t help ourselves. Recipe.