4th of July Recipes
Inspiration and Ideas
a white ceramic platter holding appealingly sticky-looking grilled chicken coated with barbecue sauce, with corn on the cob in the background
More 4th of July Recipes
Firecracker Fried Chicken Drumsticks
Rating: 4.5 stars 243
I found this recipe a while back and had to try it. My husband and I fell in love with it. He has to have it at least twice a week. Sometimes I use boneless, skinless chicken breast in place of the drumsticks--the breasts take less cooking time. Enjoy!
A closeup of a burger patty on a bun with lettuce, tomato, melted Cheddar, and caramelized onions
a low angle, close-up view of a bowl of fresh guacamole topped with diced tomatoes and parsley and served with tortilla chips.
Rating: 5 stars 7517
Cilantro and cayenne give this classic guacamole a tasty kick. Serve it smooth or chunky.
Old Fashioned Potato Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 1282
Potato salad the old-fashioned way, with eggs, celery and relish.
Microwave Corn on the Cob
Rating: 4.5 stars 531
This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.
a view looking into the layers of the juiciest hamburger ever topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and pickles
Juiciest Hamburgers Ever
Rating: 4.5 stars 1260
These juicy, flavorful burgers are perfect for summer BBQs or parties.
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Rating: 4.5 stars 429
Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a blend of cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in this crowd-pleasing, bacon-wrapped appetizer.
a heroic view of a juicy turkey burger topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, mustard, and mayo.
an overhead view of baked BBQ baby back ribs partially sliced on a cutting board with a ramekin of BBQ sauce nearby.
Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs
Rating: 4.5 stars 765
Chef John's baby back ribs are glazed with BBQ and baked until tender.
Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs
Rating: 4.5 stars 754
Baby back ribs, seasoned with a cumin, chili powder, and paprika spice rub, are slow-cooked on your grill over indirect heat until fall-off-the-bone tender.
Rating: 4.5 stars 1036
A simple go-to guacamole recipe that makes you beg for more. Try it if you're learning how to make guac, or just need to whip up a batch for friends.
Rating: 4.5 stars 1272
Half of this pie's strawberries are arranged in a baked pastry shell, and the other half are crushed and cooked until thick and bubbly. This lovely glaze is then poured over the whole berries in the pastry shell. Chill this pie for several hours and serve it with mounds of whipped cream.
Grandpa's Classic Coney Sauce
Rating: 4.5 stars 490
My Grandfather owned a drive-in restaurant back in the 1950's. This is his exact recipe for Coney Dogs from back in the day. I make this on special occasions and it is always hit with friends and family. Enjoy.
The Perfect Basic Burger
Rating: 4.5 stars 218
These 5-ingredient burgers are perfect for summer cookouts with family!
Greek Orzo Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 643
A delicious, colorful salad, with artichoke hearts and feta. I receive a lot of requests for this one.
Cheddar and Macaroni Salad
Rating: 4 stars 150
This yummy macaroni salad is made with Cheddar cheese, bell peppers, and peas.
Rainbow Pasta Salad II
Rating: 4.5 stars 167
This is a really quick and easy pasta salad. Great for picnics and BBQ's.