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10 All-American Classics for the Fourth of July

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The most patriotic holiday is right around the corner, and we've got you covered no matter how you choose to celebrate. Although typical Fourth of July fare is far from fancy—as it should be—we have a few ideas up our sleeve for making the best versions possible. Munch away on American favorites from the mid-afternoon parade through evening fireworks. 

Michael Ruhlman's Rosemary-Brined, Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Genius Recipes


Potato Salad with Arugula and Dijon Vinaigrette by merrill


Virginia Willis' Deviled Eggs by Genius Recipes


Texas Tailgate Burger by aargersi



Make Your Own Avocado Caesar by inpatskitchen


Brigit Binns' Crab Cakes by Genius Recipes


Bacon and Egg Salad Sandwich with Dukkah and Peppery Greens by AntoniaJames


Martha Stewart's Slab Pie by Genius Recipes

Genius slab pie


Chocolate Fantasy Brownie Bites by drbabs


Fudgesicles by Alice Medrich

Tags: Fourth of July, 4th of july, america, american, burger, fried chicken, recipe roundup

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about 2 years ago Christina @ Christina's Cucina

Okay, the bacon and egg salad sandwich is one of those "why didn't I think of that" genius ideas! I actually named my red, white and blue trifles, "All-American" last year, so I think they could be added to this list of recipes-so easy, and mostly fruit! :) http://www.christinascucina...


about 2 years ago hollyhu

Brigette Davis for the Southern woman guilt, e'rrrybody!


about 2 years ago BrigetteDavis

You know Pegeen, when you don't have your mother to talk to anymore, maybe you will think twice about how it is such a problem to speak to her for an hour. Think about when she is gone and then you may wish you had just one more chance to have a conversation. Please slow down and be thankful for what you have instead of being in such a rush. Over baked beans for Pete's sake. Gawd.


about 2 years ago em-i-lis

Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Those ribs are FANTASTIC and I agree re: the baked beans!! Where?!?! I'm going to make strawberry shortcakes and sdebrango's Brooklyn Blackout Cake. Everything else is TBD (I like dessert). :)


about 2 years ago Pegeen

Pegeen is a trusted home cook.

No baked beans? :-)


about 2 years ago Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

Here's a good one! (With less sugar.) http://food52.com/recipes...


about 2 years ago Pegeen

Pegeen is a trusted home cook.

Thanks, Kristen! Can't find my Mom's and if I phone I her to ask for it, I'll be on the phone for an hour. :-)


about 2 years ago Albert Pike

think of it this way..someday you wont be able to call her to reminise about anything.


about 2 years ago Hunter Williams

There is one glaring item that is missing, and that is Ian Knauer's Ribs. Deviled eggs and and egg salad sandwich? I think one of those needs to be replaced!