PART OF Summer Grilling

26 Cookout Classics for the 4th of July

Fire up the grill and crush the competition with these 4th of July recipes.

Grilled Rib Eye

"Talk about a great marinade."

-KauaiCarolAnn

Hamburgers

"These were so juicy with the perfect balance of flavors!"

-Deely

The Best Pasta Salad

"Wonderful! Much better than regular, old pasta salad and so simple too. Perfect with any BBQ food."

-PrncsKla

Grilled Corn on the Cob

"So easy and so delicious!"

-Kim Z.

Easy Guacamole

"I've been on a quest for the perfect guac, and this one may just have ended my search. All the flavors blend beautifully."

-Ma Field

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

"Definitely a keeper! I had to use regular yellow onions instead of green, as that was what I had, but it turned out great. I will make this again!"

-johnsoneliza52

Marinated Cheese

"LOVE THIS! Anyone who loves cheese, should try this recipe."

-momstar

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

"I made these with onion and both red and green bell pepper. An excellent recipe."

-Brooks Rose

Frito Corn Salad

"So simple, but so good. I was looking for something other than potato salad or coleslaw to serve at a BBQ, and was very happy I tried this recipe."

-Kathy

Green Chile Pimiento Cheese

"The Worcestershire sauce adds so much flavor to this cheese. Next time, I might even try making this into a cheese ball."

-Calee

Fried Green Tomatoes

"This was everything it was promised to be. Crispy breading and a tangy green tomato center."

-KD boo-do

Super Dogs

Take your hot dogs up a notch with this over-the-top recipe.

Black Bean Burgers

"These are the most delightful burgers — they're a snap to make, they taste great and they're even healthy!"

-So Cal Gal

German Potato Salad

"Loved the simplicity and appreciated the 'no mayo' angle."

-Chef Cameo

Grilled Rib Eye

"Talk about a great marinade."

-KauaiCarolAnn

Pizza on the Grill

"Very tasty. I think I've found my new favorite way to make pizza."

-SaffronMeSilly

Old Bay Shrimp Boil

"I added cloves of garlic and lemon wedges while cooking! It was delicious!"

-Teri T.

Greek Salad

"I especially liked the addition of mint. It made it stand out from all the other Greek salads out there."

-Katanashrp

Texas-Style Smoked Brisket

"WOW was this fabulous! The sauce is a little vinegary, a little sweet and a little spicy. It would also be great on seafood, hot dogs, pork or chicken."

-jenne

Crisp Watermelon Salad

"Normally I like my watermelon plain with just a little sprinkle of salt, but this salad is amazing! I love the combination of flavors."

-Jostlori

Next-Level Burgers

"The best burgers ever! The genius part of the recipe is the toppings and all of the unique flavors that they each bring."

-marie115

Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Salad

"A delicious and easy way to use summer tomatoes."

-Chefie Stephie

Creamy Coleslaw

"Creamy and sweet with just a slight twang. This is so easy to make, it's ridiculous. Great with BBQ ribs or fried chicken."

-Mark H.

Shrimp Ceviche

"Just what a ceviche should be — light, refreshing and packed with flavor!"

-ajstrader

Kielbasa Dinner Packets

"I made this tonight on the BBQ, and it was great. I layered packets with the potatoes on the bottom and sprinkled in some fresh chopped garlic and rosemary."

-NillaWafer

Perfect Corn Dogs

"The batter was the right consistency with the right amount of sweetness."

-Josie K.

BBQ Pork Tenderloin

"This is an easy, no-brainer recipe. I throw this into the crock pot before work and come home to delicious goodness."

-invictus

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