July 4th Menu Planner

Stay relaxed while you celebrate our nation's independence with some easy cookout ideas. When it's time to eat, remember to say "thank you" to all who have sacrificed for our freedom. We have put together a list of our favorite 4th of July recipes. We hope they will become your favorites as well! It's too hot to cook inside, so fire up that grill: Smoked Brisket Smokey Spareribs Succulent Pulled Pork Spicy Rubs Homemade Barbecue Sauce Cornell Chicken Roasted Oysters on the Grill Grilled Chili-lime Corn Grilled Vegetables And these chilled sides are excellent accompaniments that can be made ahead: Orzo Caper Salad No-Mayo Potato Salad Pickled Cucumber Salad Minted Eggplant Salad Fava Beans with Mint and Parmesan Spicy Jalapeno Basil Coleslaw And what summer party is complete without a frozen dessert? Strawberry Gelato Buttermilk Sherbet Cantaloupe Sorbet  Lastly, don’t forget something to keep the kids from underfoot and

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