We’re sharing some of our favorite, all-around celebratory Fourth of July recipes for your family’s holiday picnic.

Main Dishes

Vernors Chicken
Grilled chicken with a Michigan twist.

Glazed Flank Steak
We love this sandwiched on a baguette.

Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Herbs
Savory. Succulent. Add it to your menu.

Side Dishes

Grilled Corn on the Cob
A simple classic.

Blue Cheese Jalapeno Coleslaw
Spice things up a little bit!

Strawberry Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Beautiful and fabulous. It’s a crowd-pleaser.


Coconut Cherry Daiquiri
A refreshing toast to the world’s most perfect fruit. 

Cantaloupe-Lime Agua Fresca
Simple and refreshing.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Champagne Cocktails
Pretty and pink! These cocktails are darling.


Honey Cookies
Lovely and little.

Strawberry Cream Pie
This all-American dessert is perfect for the holiday.

Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Summer Fruit
Tip: serve in mini mason jars.

Photo(s) by Todd Zawistowski