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*Happy 4th of July!*

The Fourth of July is one of the most revered holidays in the American Calendar. It is also the most rambunctious, generally punctuated by loud fireworks, demolition derbies and mouth watering barbecues. The traditional 4th of July feast is quite simple and follows lines that are familiar, fulfilling and patriotic.

When you explore this 4th of July site you will find:

A brief history of the Holiday from the signing of the declaration of independence to the present.

The traditional 4th of July barbecue menu with recipes and ideas you need to make this holiday fun.

4th of July desserts are a mixture of true-blue Americana and red, white and blue amalgamations.

Some thoughts on the politics of barbecuing.

4th of July Index
- History
- Traditional Menu
- Patriotic Desserts
- Politics of BBQ
Main Index

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