The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu

Simple Skewers for the Grill

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Try this combination of pancetta , mozarella, and vegetables as an appetizer. Learn how here .

The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


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Yogurt, Garlic, and Cucumber Dip

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Photo by Aglaia Kremezi


This refreshing dip is an excellent addition to chips or cut-up vegetables. View recipe here .


The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Grilled Beef With Roast Chili Sauce

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Photo by Jarrett Wrisley


For the main course, pick your favorite of the three following dishes (or make all of them): Grilled beef with roast chili sauce... View recipe here .


The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger

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...Blue cheese bacon burgers... View recipe here .


The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Open-Faced BBQ Tempeh Sandwich

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Photo by Sara Remington

...or open-faced barbecued tempeh sandwiches, from Bryant Terry's wonderful Vegan Soul Food . View recipe here .

The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

A Simple Salad

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As a side, serve a salad made of fennel, fresh celery, fresh cabbage, and goat cheese or feta. Learn how here .

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The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Carrot-Cayenne Coleslaw

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Or try a twist on the classic cookout side, coleslaw. View recipe here .

The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Warm Fresh Cherries (With Leaves)

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Photo by Sally Schneider


For dessert, try this simple, fruit-based dish... View recipe here .


The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.

Essential Chocolate Cake

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Photo by Maria Robledo

...or use this recipe for a rich, intensely chocolate cake that is both easy to make and seriously delicious. View recipe here .

The Atlantic Fourth of July Menu


From cocktails to dessert, everything you need to celebrate Independence Day in style.