If it weren’t for the food, I wouldn’t be much of a Fourth of July fan. I find fireworks far too noisy and I get faint pleasure from parades. But light those sparklers and fire up the grill! I do love a good barbecue!
So let’s talk about Fourth of July food, and let’s assume you’re going to be cooking and eating outside at your house or somebody else’s.
Burgers and hot dogs on the grill are as easy as can be, and please nearly everyone (except for the vegetarians in your life; we’ll get to them later). But if you want to get a little fancy with those burgers, you can do that without going to too much trouble. My family loves these Mushroom Pizza Burgers, and you can make the sauce ahead—even a few days before