Fourth of July Classics

Pay tribute to the red, white, and blue with All-American dishes you can mix and match for your Independence Day cookout.

  • Raspberry Lemonade

    Raspberry Lemonade

    Pour a tall glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade infused with sweet raspberries. Garnish the rim with red, white, and blue sugar for a patriotic finish. To make colored sugar, mix one drop of food coloring with 1/2 cup of sugar in a zip-top bag and shake.

    Recipe: Raspberry Lemonade

  • Root Beer Baked Beans

    Root Beer Baked Beans

    Sweet, smoky, and savory, this delicious baked bean dish is sure to be a hit for Independence Day. Root beer adds a fun twist, making this dish one of a kind.

    Recipe: Root Beer Baked Beans

  • Big Top Watermelon Salad

    Big Top Watermelon Salad

    Nothing says summer like juicy watermelon. For a unique take on this Fourth of July staple, cube watermelon and toss with feta, onions, pine nuts, and fresh herbs.

    Recipe: Big Top Watermelon Salad

  • Frogmore Stew

    Frogmore Stew

    A Low Country summer entertaining classic, Frogmore stew combines sausage, shrimp, red potatoes, corn, and seasonings, yielding a feast that's perfect for a crowd.

    Recipe: Frogmore Stew

  • Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce

    Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce

    Put a spin on barbecue chicken with spicy white sauce, a combination of mayonnaise and vinegar. The sauce is finger-licking good and ready in only 10 minutes.

    Recipe: Grilled Chicken With White Barbecue Sauce

  • Sweet-Hot Baby Back Ribs

    Sweet-Hot Baby Back Ribs

    Get out the paper towels for this backyard favorite. Combining Asian flavors–sweet chili and ginger with spicy red pepper flakes–creates the Sweet-Hot 'Cue Sauce. Take a bite of these ribs, and you'll whisper "wow" in total respect for the amazing taste.

    Recipe: Sweet-Hot Baby Back Ribs

  • Peach-Cinnamon Ice Cream

    Peach-Cinnamon Ice Cream

    The iconic summer treat, a big scoop of cool ice cream filled with peaches and spiced with cinnamon. Garnish with fresh peaches and enjoy the perfect ending to any Fourth of July festivity.

    Recipe: Peach-Cinnamon Ice Cream

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