Celebrate the Fourth of July with fresh and delicious summer menus worthy of fireworks.
September 29, 2010
1 of 6James Carrier
All-American Barbecue Menu This block party-worthy menu serves up to 10 people and is sure to appeal to kids and adults alike, with everything from Classic Western Burgers to Old Glory Cherry-Blueberry Pie.
2 of 6Tina Cornett
Fourth of July Cookout
Fourth of July Cookout Menu Grilled Flatbread with Tomatoes and Basil, the centerpiece of this barbecue menu, captures the best of summer's fresh flavors. Cooking the bread on the grill gives it a great flavor and crispy crust.
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Bill of Lights
Bill of Lights Menu Oh, say, can you see what we have for you: substantial dishes, including desserts, that are not only healthful but exude the excitement of a fireworks display.
4 of 6Photography: Becky-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Dinner at Dusk
Dinner at Dusk Menu For this year's Fourth of July gathering, serve out-of-the-ordinary, delicious dishes such as Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Mango Salsa and Roasted Plums with Ginger and Pecans.
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Home for the Fourth
Home for the Fourth Menu The beauty of this menu is that nearly all of the dishes can be made ahead, freeing up time to kick back and relax with family.
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Independence Day Picnic
Independence Day Picnic Menu Homemade lemonade, potato salad, brownies, apple pie–even slaw! This portable menu from Southern Living is quintessential Fourth of July. All that's missing is the American flag.