Here's Your 4th of July Party Plan

Last Updated June 29, 2016
4th of July Sparklers

Here's everything you need to throw the perfect 4th of July backyard BBQ, right down to the patriotic coctails!

Yes, You Can Grill That!

Move over, hot dogs! This summer, it's time to put some new food on the grill. Impress everyone in your backyard with these recipes for grilled sangria, fava beans, oysters in the shell, a whole...

How to Smoke Meat on the Grill with Chef Craig Deihl

how to smoke meat on the grill
By Stephanie Burt, Photos by Robert Donovan Three-time James Beard nominee Chef Craig Deihl of Cypress and Artisan Meat Share in...

Secrets of a Texas BBQ Pitmaster

secrets of a texas bbq pitmaster
By Brian Johnston Barbecue is big business in the state of Texas. The Lone Star State boasts nearly 2,000 unique smokehouses, each claiming...

7 Ways to Make Iced Tea

Iced Tea Recipes
Summer goal: making all of these.

Red, White, & Blue Cocktails for the 4th of July

4th of July Cocktails
This July 4th, celebrate the red, white, and blue with these ice-cold cocktails.

Strawberry Shrub Poke Cake

The cake part of this recipe is based on a rich, golden cake pulled from a 1950 edition of Betty Crocker's picture cookbook, first owned by my husband's grandmother, Madalen, a splendid cake maker....