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4th of July

Holidays | Red, white, and food! The year's most patriotic holiday also requires epic eating. Discuss menus for July Fourth with Chowhounds, from grilling tips to colorful dessert ideas. Find our best 4th of July recipes, tips and advice.

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Lid On, Lid Off: When Should You Close Your Grill When Cooking?
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Lid On, Lid Off: When Should You Close Your Grill When Cooking?

Grill lid on or grill lid off? You want a simple answer to the question, When should you use the lid...

Heat and Sweet: How to Grill Dessert 01:16
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Heat and Sweet: How to Grill Dessert

Looking for a sweet way to end a BBQ but boycotting the oven? Grill dessert! Grilled dessert is a...

The United States of BBQ Sauce: A Comprehensive Guide to Regional Styles Across the Country
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The United States of BBQ Sauce: A Comprehensive Guide to Regional Styles Across the Country

Barbecue sauce is a blanket term that doesn't necessarily do justice to all the regional styles of...

Why You Should Be Grilling Fruit This Summer
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Why You Should Be Grilling Fruit This Summer

From pizza to corn, there are very few foods that don't benefit from time spent on the grill—and grilled...

These Grilling Gadgets & Innovations Will Bring Your BBQ Into the Future
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These Grilling Gadgets & Innovations Will Bring Your BBQ Into the Future

These cool grilling gadgets could be just the thing to take your summer soiree from lame to fame...

The Best Grills, BBQ Tools, and Grill Accessories for a Summer of Amazing Eats
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The Best Grills, BBQ Tools, and Grill Accessories for a Summer of Amazing Eats

If you're in the market for a new grill, grill brush, or basically any other BBQ tool, grill accessory...

10 Essential Grilling Tools Under $25 to Make Your BBQ Better
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10 Essential Grilling Tools Under $25 to Make Your BBQ Better

Whether you’re looking to enhance your backyard BBQ game, beef up your next tailgate (keep the faith...

Lettuce Tell You, Grilled Romaine Is Fantastic
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Lettuce Tell You, Grilled Romaine Is Fantastic

If you haven't tried it yet, grilled romaine lettuce is surprisingly delicious—here's what you need...

11 Unusual Things to Grill This Summer
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11 Unusual Things to Grill This Summer

If you're the type who fires up the grill on most days during summer, there's a good chance that the...

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4th of July Recipes

S'mores Icebox Terrine 8 Saves

S'mores Icebox Terrine

This s'mores icebox terrine is a fabulous no-bake summer dessert made from layers of vanilla bean...

Easy Lemonade 140 Saves

Easy Lemonade

Leave the sugary store-bought lemonades on the shelves and make your own lemonade with this quick...

Easy Seven-Layer Bars 369 Saves

Easy Seven-Layer Bars

This seven-layer bar recipe, or magic bar, is a simple, no-fuss dessert to take along to a potluck...

Easy Iced Tea 123 Saves

Easy Iced Tea

A simple and delicious recipe—just tea and water, with a little citrus zest for extra flavor.

Trending Discussions about 4th of July

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July 4 is coming up

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The best thing I ate on the 4th was.....

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Desert for July 4th Party?

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