Food Republic's Epic 4th of July Grillout Menu

Check out what we're tossing on a hot grill today
Jul 4, 2013 11:01 am

Ah, time for our big epic holiday menu. Of course if you're just doing a low-key burgers and dogs type of deal, we've got plenty of recipes for that. But for the grillmaster who truly wants to show off and pretend they launched the fireworks in celebration of his mighty grilling power, we bring you a thoughtfully curated menu of summer recipes (including the ones we'll be making). 

Our 10 Best Grilled Chicken And Steak Recipes For A Crowd

Break out the meats to grill this July 4th
Jul 3, 2013 1:01 pm

Here's what you shouldn't do: pick up a picnic pack of chicken pieces or a sad old plastic and foam-wrapped steak and throw 'em all on the grill without proper prep or marinating. That is a lazy, lazy way to be, sir, and we don't endorse it. Peruse our list of vastly superior grilled steak and chicken recipes and pick up some marinade ingredients while you're at the store, then prepare to be filled with pride at how delicious everyone finds the meat you grilled for the big party.

7 Bloody And Blistering Grilling Injuries, And How To Treat Them

Remember, apply pressure and elevate
Jul 3, 2013 12:01 pm

Grilling usually leads to delicious meats and vegetables, but it can also be dangerous. What should you do if you get burned, slice off part of a finger or even get punched out by a vegan? We've got the answers! Read on for our FAQ about grilling injuries, with answer supplied by two doctors with extensive experience treating grilling injuries. 

Burgers, Hot Dogs and Sausages for Your July 4th Grilling Bash

10 recipes to help you celebrate Independence Day
Jul 3, 2013 11:01 am
Photo: Gabi Porter

While we realize it's easy to pick up a 24-pack of hot dogs (and another large but not equal number of buns, because buns and hot dogs are never sold in the same quantity, ever) take some time to think about your game plan for the upcoming grillout. We're going to go out on a limb and say folks will remember the epic dogs and burgers coming off the barbie more than a standard display of 4th of July fireworks — now's your time to shine. 

10 Homemade Sauces To Seriously Step Up Your Grilling Game

BBQ variations, ranch, mayo and more from scratch
Jul 2, 2013 4:01 pm

But here’s the thing about homemade sauces. They make average things taste better and better things taste the best. Be it ribs, a burger or hand-crafted ranch for dipping your pizza in (which is allowed), homemade is the way to go. Especially during the summer grilling months, when you're showing off skills anyway.

Hearty Vegetarian Party Fare For Your 4th Of July Crowd

10 rib-sticking hot-weather vegetarian recipes
Jul 1, 2013 1:01 pm

July 4th may be famous for its bounty of burgers, hot dogs and other grillables, but what of the noble vegetarians? Surely there must be hot weather party cuisine for them, aside from veggie burgers. We've rounded up our 10 favorite vegetarian recipes to make for a crowd, and no, they're not all grilled tofu on a salad, thank you very much. Meatless food is delicious — the proof is in the fried okra tacos.

Practice Round: Recipes To Brush Up On For July 4th Grilling

Grill perfectly for yourself before helping others
Jun 30, 2013 2:01 pm

We're brushing up on the basics so we can pull out all the stops on the big day. The fireworks will sound like roaring applause for your epic grill marks, perfect burgers and tangy, juicy chicken. Hone these recipes to a mirror-like sheen this weekend and watch the praise roll in. 

Rosemary-Skewered Scallops Recipe

Infuse fresh scallops with rosemary on the grill
Jun 20, 2013 3:31 pm
rosemary scallops recipe

Bon Appétit's epic new grilling tome, aptly named The Grilling Book, is a volume of unbelievable barbecue recipes you simply have to see for yourself. And until you do, we're publishing a few of the standouts, these rosemary scallop skewers included.


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