4th of July Weekend Menu Planner

Aside from fireworks, the best part about the Fourth weekend is the grilling, right? If you're still brainstorming what to make, 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.

Dips and Salads


Guacamole »
Cheeseburger Dip »
Classic Potato Salad »
Roasted Corn Relish »
Watermelon with Chevre Salad »
Grilled Fennel and Orange Salad »
Chickpea Salad with Feta and Mint »



Pulled Pork »
Big Bud's Beer Can Chicken »
Wicked Good Lobster Rolls »
Taste Test: Hot Dogs »
Chili-Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos »
Steakhouse-Style Grilled Marinated Flank Steak »
Kansas City-Style Ribs »

Grilling Tips


A Guide to Grilling Tools »
6 Things Every Griller Needs to Know »
Grilling: The Gas vs. Charcoal Debate »
The Burger Lab's Top 10 Tips for Making a Better Burger »
Bobby Flay's Grilling Tips »



Lemon Basil Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches »
Simple Cherry Pie »
Orange Glazed Olive Oil Cake with Fleur de Sel »
Lemon Layer Cake with Summer Berries »
Rosemary Lemonade Cake »
Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Puffs Frosting



4 Great Sangria Recipes »
24 Summer Seasonal Beers »
Wine to Pair with Hot Dogs »
Taste Test: Ready to Drink Lemonade »
Best Wines for Grilling: Burgers »
Summer Cocktails »