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4th of July
What's the Fourth without food?
Plan a picnic-perfect lunch with a basketful of recipes from Digital Chef. Share your own summer memories and favorite recipes.
Ice tea Raspberry Flavored Iced Tea:
For a full-flavored drink, this recipe calls for very strong tea, since ice can dilute the mixture.
Firecracker Shrimp:
These shrimp are easy to make ahead of time and can be served cold for an outdoor party or picnic.
Shrimp
Salad Watermelon and Red Onion Salad:
For a refreshing combination of flavors, tangy onions are mixed with sweet watermelon and peppery watercress and tossed with a light vinaigrette.
All-American Pan Fried Chicken:
This fried chicken is finished in the oven to help prevent the batter coating from becoming greasy. The finished chicken can be refrigerated and served cold.
Fried Chicken
Angel food cake Star-Spangled Angel Food Cake:
This light and moist cake is complemented by fresh berries and a sweetened sour cream topping. For picnic, pack topping separately.
Lunch lessons:
Picnic packing and safety tips - Keep your food crisp and cold in warmer weather.             
Basket
RWB reading Red, white and blue reading:
From roadside fare to homemade family dinners, cookbooks capture regional favorites
Message board:
What are your fondest Independence Day food memories? What dishes added spark to summer?
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