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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.

Articles on 4th of July

How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros 00:39
How To

How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros

Grilling season may have given way to fall, but true BBQ fans are willing to brave inclement weather...

7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time
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7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time

No one wants to choke down a tough, crumbly, dry hamburger, so learn these 7 simple tricks for making...

Mix and Match S'mores Bar: The Possibilities Are Endless (and Delicious)
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Mix and Match S'mores Bar: The Possibilities Are Endless (and Delicious)

Chocolate, graham crackers, and toasted marshmallows—s'mores are basically perfect. But that doesn...

Where Do Hot Dogs Come From? 01:21
Explainers

Where Do Hot Dogs Come From?

Let's get frank. Where do hot dogs come from? may not be a question you find yourself asking often...

How to Feed a Crowd: Cook Your Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot 00:49
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How to Feed a Crowd: Cook Your Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot

Cooking for the masses is rarely easy or cheap, but making hot dogs in a Crock-Pot might be the solution...

Where's the Beef? Not In These Veggie Burgers (and You Won't Miss It)!
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Where's the Beef? Not In These Veggie Burgers (and You Won't Miss It)!

These days, you have a lot of meatless burger options at the grocery store and even some fast food...

A Comprehensive Guide to Barbecue Sauce Across the Country
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A Comprehensive Guide to Barbecue Sauce Across the Country

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

15 Easy Crock-Pot BBQ Side Dishes (and Dessert) for Your Summer Slow Cooker 01:06
Slow Cooker

15 Easy Crock-Pot BBQ Side Dishes (and Dessert) for Your Summer Slow Cooker

Slow cooker BBQ sides let you focus your attention on grilling the main attractions—and your Crock...

The Grate Debate: Gas vs Charcoal for Grilling 01:16
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The Grate Debate: Gas vs Charcoal for Grilling

Gas or charcoal grilling: It's the grate debate, according to grilling guru Steven Raichlen, but what...

Videos on 4th of July

4th of July Recipes

Easy Steamed Blue Crabs 76 Saves

Easy Steamed Blue Crabs

This recipe shows how to steam blue crabs in water and vinegar with plenty of Old Bay, and has helpful...

Easy Iced Tea 122 Saves

Easy Iced Tea

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

Grilled Corn with Cornbread Puree and Popcorn 3 Saves
S'mores Icebox Terrine 5 Saves

S'mores Icebox Terrine

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

Easy Grilled Sweet Corn 84 Saves

Easy Grilled Sweet Corn

Make an easy grilled sweet corn recipe using fresh sweet corn and vegetable oil, no pots of water...

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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