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The 2013 Serious Eats Guide to Grilling

J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Getting ready to fire up that grill for Independence Day? We've got you covered over on our Grilling Page. Swing on by and you'll find a whole section on Grilling How-Tos, which will walk you through making the juiciest boneless chicken breasts, grilling perfect burgers, or cooking up the ultimate steak. More

7 Red, White, and Blue Desserts for the Fourth of July

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

If kitsch or theme parties offend you, then quick, look away. But if you love the idea of rocking out for America's birthday with desserts dressed in red, white, and blue, then read on. Cause from a berry-studded ice box cake to flag-shaped fruit to homemade Bomb pops, we have your Fourth of July-themed dessert needs covered. More

Wake and Bake: American Flag Fruit Salad

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 2 comments

What happens when you mix fruit salad with the Fourth of July? An American flag shaped fruit salad, obviously. More

American Flag Fruit Salad

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

A new way to serve fruit salad at your Fourth of July feast. More

American Classics: Red, White, and Blueberry Shortcakes

Sweets Alexandra Penfold 3 comments

To celebrate the Fourth, these star-shaped biscuits are topped with a strawberry-blueberry sauce and a dollop of whipped cream. More

Red, White, and Blueberry Shortcakes

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold 2 comments

To celebrate the Fourth, these star-shaped biscuits are topped with a strawberry-blueberry sauce and a dollop of whipped cream. More

Burger Recipes and Cooking Tips for the Fourth of July

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee Post a comment

Still scrambling for burger ideas for tomorrow's holiday? Here's a list of awesome burger recipes and cooking tips from J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, our Burger Lab expert. More

Cakespy: American Flag Cake

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When it comes to festive food for Independence Day, here's a sweet treat that really takes the cake: a layer cake decorated to resemble the American Flag! More

American Flag Cake

Serious Eats cakespy 3 comments

When it comes to festive food for Independence Day, here's a sweet treat that really takes the cake: a layer cake decorated to resemble the American Flag! More

15 Desserts To Make For the 4th of July

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

Berry crisps. Boozy ice cream sandwiches. Spicy s'mores. No, we don't need fireworks to get excited for the 4th—we're pretty amped up for dessert. So whether you're celebrating by the ocean, pool, or grill, here are 15 summery desserts to end your meal. More

Poll: How Will You Make Pizza on the Fourth?

Slice Meredith Smith 5 comments

Happy Fourth, Slice'rs! How are you going to fit pizza into your Independence Day celebration? Will you be making room on the grill for your pies, taking advantage of the free kitchen oven, or stoking the flames in your wood fired oven?... More

Happy Fourth of July!

The Serious Eats Team 6 comments

We're taking the day off today to hang out grill-side and watch the fireworks! If you're still searching for recipes, fear not. Head over to our Summer Entertaining page devoted to grilling tips, refreshing drinks, summer salads, utensil-less picnic foods, and more. We also rounded up some Fourth-friendly recipes here, in addition to this week's cookout menu: skirt steak, a white bean salad, and a patriotic berry tart. How will you be celebrating? More

Burger Recipes and Cooking Tips for the Fourth of July

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee Post a comment

We shared some of our favorite Fourth of July recipes earlier this week on Serious Eats, but if you're still looking for burger ideas, here are some suggestions from The Burger Lab. More

The Slice Guide to the Fourth of July

Slice Meredith Smith 3 comments

Happy almost Independence Day, Slice'rs! It's not too late to mix up some dough for a nice long cold ferment before the Fourth (if you haven't already done so). In fact, why wouldn't you?! You're already gonna have the grill out, you've been meaning to hone your pizza grilling skillz, and, honestly, burgers and hot dogs are kind of played out. Here are some recipes, tips, and pairing suggestions to take everyone's eyes from the sky to your pies this holiday weekend. More

4th of July Weekend Menu Planner

The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

Aside from fireworks, the best part about the Fourth is the grilling, right? If you're still brainstorming what to make this weekend, here's a slew of our favorite recipes, from the classic 'tato salad to the cherry pie for dessert, as well as some must-know grilling tips. More

What Are You Cooking for the Fourth of July?

Carey Jones 36 comments

We've already given you tons of ideas for your Fourth of July cookouts, but let your fellow Serious Eaters know: what are you cooking this Independence Day? Chat it up in the comments! More

Fourth of July Menu Planner

Erin Zimmer 10 comments

It's July Fourth weekend, which means it's time to bust out the grilling tongs and get that flag cake assembled. Here are some of our favorite recipes for potato salad, guacamole, pulled pork, sliders, and non-flag-cake desserts like brownies and pies (how much more American can a dessert get?!). Happy holiday weekend from everyone at Serious Eats world headquarters! More

Serious Salad: Patriotic Presidential Potato Salad

HeartofGlass 4 comments

There is no food more quintessentially USA than the humble sweet potato. While many other cultures have celebrated the New World export of the standard red and white (and sometimes blue fingerling) spud, Americans have lovingly embraced the sweet potato in a very unique fashion. We deck it out in marshmallows, slather it with marmalade and maple syrup, fry it, and tart it up with brown sugar and even coconut. In honor of the upcoming patriotic holiday celebrations, I have made a sweet potato salad: roasted sweet potatoes with paprika. More

The Crisper Whisperer: 10 Small Ways to Declare Your Food Independence

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 2 comments

Looking for small ways to eat more responsibly? It's never easier, or more fun, than on the Fourth. Luckily, you don't have to be proficient with a bayonet to join the food revolution or cross any oceans to declare your food independence (quite the opposite, actually). Read on for 10 simple ways to feel good about your Independence Day menu. More

Dinner Tonight: Leftover Chili Dogs

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 15 comments

I can't be the only one in America that just happened to have both ground beef and hot dogs left over from the July Fourth weekend. The staples of the national cookout could have made for a couple of fine... More

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