by SHEELA PRAKASH
From crunchy coleslaw and colorful pasta salads to juicy grilled meat and berry-laden sweets, these 12 recipes are our most timeless for summer’s best holiday.
No cookout, picnic, or backyard party is complete without a giant bowl of potato salad. This recipe your jumping off point.
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Fill a large bowl with bold splashes of color and crunch and toss it with a punchy sesame-ginger vinaigrette for a side that will stand out.
Crisp, charred corn made into a salad that’s just the right balance of smoky, spicy, and tangy flavors.
We flipped the procedure and cooked these long and slow in their sauce, and then crisp them on the grill just before serving.
Using KFC’s secret spice blend and a smarter way to fry, we’re making finger-licking chicken that tastes better than the Colonel’s.
Here’s an old family recipe that guarantees flavorful, juicy burgers every time into.
Ditch the mayo and go for the brown butter. It’s extra rich, nutty, and by far the most indulgent way to make lobster rolls.
Topped with melted Monterey Jack and lime avocado mash, this is how you make a turkey burger that people will actually want to eat.
Red raspberries, white cake and buttercream, and blueberries ensure the color scheme is taken care of.
They’re sprinkled with red and blue Pop Rocks, which not only make them look festive, but also means they’re fun to eat.
This charming, whipped cream-frosted cake has a colorful surprise inside. It’s what makes this recipe stand out from the rest.
Crispy graham crackers, gooey marshmallow, and creamy chocolate packed into a bar. It brings back all the memories of backyard BBQs for the Fourth.