56389604 insanity-burger / Photo by David Loftus
It's the Fourth of July, which means it's time for some all-American, grill-friendly cooking. Here's how to make the most out of every meal.

Grilling Package Hero / Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling by Alex Brannian, Food Styling by Dawn Perry
Some folks need a grilling intervention. This article is for them (and the people that love them).

Beer Can Cabbage Sandwich  / Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling by Alex Brannian, Food Styling by Dawn Perry
Independence Day calls for patriotism, Americana, and little bit of grilling anarchy.

Grilled Sangria Recipe / Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling by Alex Brannian, Food Styling by Dawn Perry
Grilled peaches, plums, and nectarines add a natural caramelized sweetness to this refreshing drink.

Red, White, and Blueberry Pie / Tara Donne
From burgers and hot dogs to pies and ice cream, here's how to throw a great party for America's birthday.

The BA Burger Deluxe / Photo by Romulo Yanes
Add some high-cost flavor to a low-budget shindig by making your own​ burger toppings.

Olive Oil-Baked Beet Chips With Sea Salt And Black Pepper / Todd Porter and Diane Cu
Veggie chips 101.

German Potato Salad with Dill / Christopher Testani
You just might upstage the main event.

July 4th Flag Cake / Kelly Senyei
Because you aren't celebrating right if you don't make it a little patriotic.

Photo by James Wojcik / Photo by James Wojcik
Show your true colors with these summery pies.

The United Sandwiches of America

Red, White, and Blueberry Pie / Tara Donne

Cherry Buttermilk Clafoutis / Kimberley Hasselbrink
Sweet-tart cherries elevate the otherwise straightforward custard, and buttermilk lends a welcome tang.

Grilled Vegetables / Jason Lowe
Any combination of flame-kissed veggies brushed and tossed with this easy vinaigrette makes a deliciously smoky side.

These are really peanut buttery and not too sweet, so the strawberry jam on top is a perfect complement.

Peanut Butter Pie / Sara Remington

Cheesecake Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce / Levi Brown
The only thing better than a favorite dessert is two faves in one��� _without_ twice the calories, of course.

Peach-Berry Sangria / Sang An
On a really hot day, freeze fruit for an hour or two prior to serving—it acts like sweet ice cubes.

Feta-Stuffed Watermelon Blocks / Sang An
They look fancy, but these bite-size cubes are simple. A melon baller keeps things neat, but a regular spoon works, too.

The BA Burger Deluxe / Marcus Nilsson