By Vicky McDonald
June 30, 2017
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Great American food for a great American holiday.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with some great American food — Alaskan salmon, grilled corn, ranch salad, and sweet juicy peaches. We've chosen 10 easy recipes that celebrate America and all its great summer produce.

Appetizers

Rave Review: "Easy to prepare, and grilled them on the BBQ. They were Fantastic!" — Peach

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
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Rave Review: "Delish! Great salsa with chips for a party! I added a scoopful to my eggs the next morning with a little cheese — so yummy! The lime juice really saves the avocado from turning brown!" — emilyg

Black Bean Avocado Salsa
Photo by Jennifer Baker

Mains

Rave Review: "Wow! I don't think I've EVER made salmon this good. It was juicy and tender and tasty. Will definitely make it again and again and again." — MerecedesJR

Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon
Photo by BrandiG

Rave Review: "This was some of the best BBQ chicken I've ever made. It came out perfect! It will definitely be my go-to BBQ chicken recipe for guests this summer. The rub and sauce was easy and DELICIOUS." — bonironi

Drumsticks on a grill with grill marks
Photo by Holiday Baker
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Rave Review: "These kabobs were amazing!!!! My guests were drooling over them! I only marinated them for 4 hours, but the flavor was fantastic!!!" — SCOOBY42

Sensational Sirloin Kabobs
Photo by Elle

Sides

Rave Review: "Very good considering how quick and easy this is to prepare. Great side with grilled chicken. Makes a lot, so great for group dinners." — Beth

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Photo by Melissa Goff

Rave Review: "A very tasty salad using all the fresh produce of the summer. We liked the combination of the ingredients in this salad. The leftovers held up well for lunches the next day." — Molly

Grilled Corn Salad
Photo by Molly

Rave Review: "These potatoes were very tasty. Marinated them for 4 hours and served them to company we had over for a BBQ. There were no leftovers." — Summerpls

Skewered Grilled Potatoes
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

Desserts

Rave Review: "I can remember when this recipe first came out. Every party served it and there was never any leftovers. This is my go-to summer dessert." — izzymae30

Judy's Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Photo by abapplez

Rave Review: "As a southern girl, I've had many variations of peach cobbler. This one definitely tops them all." — VANSANT

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler
Photo by Yoly