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Leftover Lunch: Fourth of July Edition

By Alexandra Fleischman | July 8, 2013

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barbecue, fourth of july

Everything’s better between two slices of bread, including grilled meat and coleslaw. (Photo: Calgary Reviews)

If you celebrated the fourth of July this past weekend, you probably had a cook-out, and if you had a cook-out, you probably have some leftovers.  And if you have delicious leftovers, you probably don’t want to let them go to waste. If you’re stumped, try out some of these ideas, or get inspired to come up with something new. Read More

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What to Pack for your Fourth of July Picnic

By admin | July 4, 2011

A Well-Stocked Picnic Basket Makes for a Great Fourth of July Picnic

A Well-Stocked Picnic Basket Makes for a Great Fourth of July Picnic

Beachfront house or barbecue event: check. Fireworks display: check. Blanket to sit on: check. What’s left but to pack up your picnic basket? With all your Fourth of July planning you may not have time to think of what is best for your basket. So to help you out, here’s a list of foods, ingredients and tips to pack with you for your perfect picnic. Read More

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Happy Meatless Monday, July 4th!

By admin | July 4, 2011

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Choose vegetarian foods like grilled corn this Fourth of July

Recently, people in America and all over the world have begun to embrace the Meatless Monday movement, a project designed to encourage less meat consumption due to the ill effects of meat on our bodies and on the environment. But can we still celebrate Meatless Monday on a holiday that’s all about eating abundant hot dogs and hamburgers fresh off the grill?  Read More

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Fourth of July

By admin | July 4, 2011

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Photo: Hryck. on flickr

Elementary school biology has taught us all that we need protein to grow healthily, but the idea that protein absolutely needs to come from animal products is quickly becoming a figment of the past. With more and more Americans adopting a more vegetarian lifestyle, for health and ethical reasons alike, and Meatless Mondays gaining speed across the world, plant-based alternatives are rapidly replacing animals proteins in our everyday diets. Read More

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Fourth of July Baking Roundup

By admin | July 1, 2011

Apple Pie is a Classic American Dessert for Fourth of July

Apple Pie is a Classic American Dessert for Fourth of July

Fourth of July is right around the corner. While I’m sure you’ve thought about what you’re throwing on the grill, have you thought about baking this Independence Day? We all know there’s nothing more American than apple pie, but you can go even further with these delicious recipes! Read More

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Celebrate Fourth of July with a Dinner and a View

By admin | July 1, 2011

Photo: anthonycramp on flickr

Photo: anthonycramp on flickr

If you don’t feel like planning a Fourth of July celebration this weekend, why not just leave it to the professionals this year? Head on over to some of the finest establishments in your city to help you out this Independence Day. Check out these great restaurants (some with good views of the fireworks!) that are having celebrations around the country. Read More

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Master the Grill with These Outside-The-Box Techniques

By admin | June 29, 2011

Photo: AleGranholm on flickr

Photo: AleGranholm on flickr

Today’s New York Times Dining section had two great articles about grilling. One was all about campfire cooking which we covered last week, and the other was about fire.  More specifically, author Steve Raichlen-who literally wrote the book on grilling-took an in-depth look at how a few chefs around the world have been doing some really interesting things to take grilling to the next level. Read More

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Fourth of July Recipe Roundup

By admin | June 23, 2011

Photo: G's Man on flickr

Photo: G's Man on flickr

It’s not too early to start thinking about recipes for the Fourth of July!  Independence Day is quickly approaching and you know what that means: time to stock up on all the key ingredients so you don’t get left in the lurch.

Whether you’re planning on grilling up some burgers or grilling up some vegetarian fare, you’ll need your choice ingredients for when that great All-American day comes ’round. Read More

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