Traditional 4th of July Foods

In the Pacific Northwest the arrival of summer is centered around the 4th of July (Independence Day) holiday. It is time for summer at the beach, camping in the forests and hiking to high lakes. Wherever you may live, the 4th of July is associated with many wonderful outdoor meals.

Old-fashioned family 4th of July Picnic –  Each year on July 4th, Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, parades, fireworks, and family gatherings.  So – let’s celebrate our country’s fight for freedom!  This meal will definitely bring back childhood memories of hot 4th of July holidays waiting for the fireworks to begin.

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