4th of July Recipes
This year, give the fireworks a run for their money with a delicious and unforgettable menu that is sure to set patriotic hearts aflutter.GREAT RECIPES FOR THINGS LIKE THE FOLLOWING:
"I like any recipe that starts with 'open a can of beer and drink half,'" says recipe developer and chef Steven Raichlen. American ingenuity has produced a variety of beer-can roasters that hold the can in place and stabilize the tipsy chicken. Aluminum cans bend easily under the pressure, so when piercing holes, it's a good idea to use a can-holding gadget.
This recipe uses a trio of potatoes and makes a festive July 4th recipe. Use only one type if you prefer.
More of a game plan than a set recipe, this dish lends itself to an assortment of ingredients you may have on hand. For example, if you can't find capocollo—cured sausage similar to salami—substitute salami or pepperoni. Serve the platter while vegetables are warm or at room temperature.
This summertime favorite gets a flavorful makeover. Charring the pepper eases the heat, yielding a versatile, not-too-spicy butter.