Barbecue and watermelon are the first foods that come to mind during the summer, especially on the Fourth of July. Celebrate our country's freedom with a delicious patriotic or summertime meal. Here are some ideas we have for your family to help you plan your day.
This chicken is a Sunday staple at writer Karyn Bowman's house, where cooking together is half the fun. To read more about Sunday family dinners, click here.Get cooking!
It's a fact: Right before they whooped up on the British, the Minuteman chowed down on these tasty suckers, which feature a simple recipe with plenty of room for improvisation.Get cooking!
Ten minutes to gooey apple pie - and a recipe simple enough for the kids to take charge!Get cooking!
It takes less than five minutes to whip up this sweet and savory salsa!Get cooking!
Nothing says summer quite like a hot grill, good meat, and Dad in an apron.Get cooking!
This bark is perfect for entertaining and is easily customizable for your family's favorite tastes.Get cooking!
Cool, healthy and refreshing...nothing can beat the summer heat like a popsicle treat!
“I found that by adding the familiar taste of barbecue sauce, (kids) were more apt to try it. Over the years, this has become one of our favorite ways to eat salmon,” says Kathy Marek, who provided this recipe. Nutritional information: 230 calories, 11 g carbohydrate, 26 g protein, 8 g fat (1.5 saturated, 2.7 g omega-3), 70 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium.Get cooking!
This Country Fruit Cobbler is sweet and delicious, and sure to be an instant family classic.Get cooking!
This recipe comes from reader Dori Mages, of Northbrook, and is a cute, fast and easy food pun kids will get.Get cooking!