4th of July Recipes

Bring on the 4th of July heat! We’re ready for the festivities with fired-up grills and coolers brimming with icy drinks. Celebrate America with a patriotic flag cake, smoke some BBQ, and dish out potato salad.

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A plate of microwave corn on the cob set on a cutting board and topped with butter.
The Easiest Way to Microwave Corn on the Cob
A glass and pitcher of lemonade from scratch
Perfect Lemonade
Plate of the best lobster roll recipe served with a side of chips and a lemon wedge.
Classic New England Lobster Rolls
Long Island Iced Tea
Long Island Iced Tea
Grilled corn on the cob served on an oval platter
Grilled Corn on the Cob
Up close view of a tri tip steak sliced.
Santa Maria Style Tri-Tip
Mexican Street Corn topped with crema and cilantro on a plate
Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elote)
Overhead view of grilled and brined chicken on a plate.
How To Grill Juicy Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
Beer Can Grilled Chicken
Beer Can Chicken
Grilled burger on a plate with cheese, onions, and tomatoes
How to Grill the Best Burgers
Grilled salmon with a forkful taken out alongside asparagus and lemon on the plate.
Easy Grilled Salmon
Two glasses of pink lemonade garnished with lemon rounds. A wooden spoon and pitcher are next to the glasses.
Homemade Pink Lemonade
Overhead view of grilled chicken legs.
BBQ Chicken on the Grill
Bowl of Green Goddess Pasta Salad
Green Goddess Pasta Salad
Smoked Chicken Wings on Plate
Smoked Chicken Wings
Grilled Pork Chops on Plate with Carving Fork
Easy Grilled Pork Chops
Platter of Vegetables and a Bowl of Veggie Dip
Homemade Veggie Dip
Egg Cream in Two Glasses with Bottle of Chocolate Sauce and Container of Straws in Background
Classic Egg Cream
Glass of Gin Fizz with Lemon Slice on Tray
Gin Fizz
Slice of Ice Cream Cake on a Small Plate with a Fork with More Cake in the Background
Ice Cream Cake
Slice of Egg Custard Pie on Plate with Cream
Egg Custard Pie
Vanilla Custard in Pudding Jars Surrounded by Spoons and Berries
Vanilla Custard
Three Glasses of Frozen Mango Margarita with Plate of Mangos in Background
Mango Margarita
Mezcal Mule in Two Copper Mugs Surrounded by Ice and Limes. More Ingredients in the Background
Mezcal Mule
Bowl of Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Champagne Vinaigrette with a Spoon Surrounded by a Drink on a Table
Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Champagne Vinaigrette
Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Grilled Carrot Dogs with BBQ Mustard Paste
Grilled Carrot Dogs
Grilled Pork Chops with Adobo Paste
Grilled Pork Chops with Adobo Paste
Easy Grilled Gochujang Chicken Thighs
Easy Grilled Gochujang Chicken Thighs
Grilled Shrimp with Konkani-Inspired Masala
Grilled Shrimp with Konkani-Inspired Masala
Raspberry chess pie bars cut and stacked.
Raspberry Chess Pie Bars
Peach hand pies on parchment paper
Bourbon Peach Hand Pies
Whole Blueberry Ice Box pie with blueberries on the top.
Blueberry Icebox Pie
Smoked Spatchcock Chicken with Harissa Butter and Grilled Carrots on Cutting Board, Surrounded by Bowl of Harissa, Bowl of Herb, Kitchen Towel, and a Drink
Smoked Spatchcocked Harissa Chicken with Carrots
Smoked Whole Cauliflower with Spiced Soy Butter and Satay Sauce
Smoked Whole Cauliflower with Spiced Soy Butter and Satay Sauce
Grilled Broccolini with Lemon Tahini Dressing and Pomegranate Arils
Grilled Broccolini with Lemon Tahini Dressing
Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with a Bowl of Lemon Garlic Mayo on a Plate for Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with Lemon Garlic Mayo
Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Salmon Bites with Lemon Garlic Mayo
Plate of Grilled Halibut with Calabrian Chile Gremolata with Utensils on a Table
Grilled Halibut with Calabrian Chile Gremolata
Bowl of Fried Polenta Panzanella with Tomato, Basil, and Burrata with a Drink on a Table
Fried Polenta Panzanella with Tomato, Basil, and Burrata
Oreo cheesecake
Oreo Cheesecake
A slice of blueberry cheesecake on a plate.
Blueberry Cheesecake
Best ever raspberry lime rickey in two glasses with a pitcher behind it.
Raspberry Lime Rickey
Overhead view of a sheet pan with Chicago-style hot dogs on it.
Chicago Hot Dogs
Two glasses with watermelon granita topped with lemon slice.
Watermelon Granita
Oysters on the grill to show how to grill oysters.
Grilled Oysters with Spicy Miso Butter
Homemade cherry pop cocktail with fresh cherries and lemon set next to it.
Cherry Pop Cocktail
Two summery peach margaritas on a white tray with a whole peach next to it.
Peach Margarita
Quick and easy Mediterranean chickpea salad in a glass serving bowl.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Homemade lemonade in tall glasses on a tray.
Blended Whole Lemon Lemonade
Blender strawberry lemonade served in a glass and in a pitcher with lemon slices and strawberries set around it.
Strawberry Lemonade
Whole lemon and watermelon lemonade in tall glasses and garnished with lemon and watermelon.
Watermelon Lemonade
Two blender margaritas in wide glasses garnished with strawberries.
Frozen Strawberry Margaritas
Best frozen margarita in a blue rimmed glass with limes in front and another glass and linen behind it.
Pitcher Frozen Margaritas
Homemade hamburger buns grilled and on a checkered linen.
Homemade Hamburger Buns
The top bun set to the side of the BEST spicy buffalo chicken burger.
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Burgers
Perfect salmon burger on a wooden board.
Salmon Burgers with Chive and Lemon Mayonnaise
Side view of a herbed chicken burger with lemon mayo
Herb Chicken Burgers
Burger dripping with blue cheese sauce, on plate with corn and watermelon
Let's Grill! Throw the Ultimate Backyard Burger Bash
Nacho Mexican Burger with a side of fries.
Nacho Burgers
Side view of a Jucy lucy burger cut in half to show the cheese in the middle and on a wooden cutting board.
Juicy Lucy Hamburger

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