Celebrate the Fourth with a Bang

Celebrate America the Beautiful with these Fourth of July recipes for grilling and smoking, backyard barbecue ideas, and tips for how to host a pre-fireworks get-together.

Carbonated Cocktails That Bring All the Fireworks

Red, white and boozy refreshments anyone? These dazzling Fourth of July-themed drinks are perfect for a sparkling sunset toast.

TNT Cupcakes That Will Blow Your Mind

A party in the U.S.A. is no party without these festive firecracker treats topped with buttercream frosting.

The Perfect Cocktail Pairing for Your Next Seafood Boil

Get your fourth crew to rally around an east coast classic without having to worry about what to serve with hot dogs or steaks. Celebrate America’s Birthday by steaming shellfish, corn, onion, potatoes, and sausage—pair with tarragon cocktails for a sweet-and-salty combination that will have you singing “Oh say can you Sea.”

Fourth of July Cobbler Recipes That Scream America

Simple and sweet, this southern peach-blueberry cobbler is the perfect way to incorporate stars-and-stripes into your holiday weekend menu.

This Blue and White Table Setting Is Perfect for Any Summer Gathering

Make your Independence Day one for the books with Fourth of July tablescape inspiration that will give your dining area and place settings an added patriotic touch.

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