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Fourth of July Recipe Round Up

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Whether you love “Cooking on the Wild Side” with Phyllis and John, are a regular viewer with Martha Stewart or have discovered the wide blogging world of PBS Food, we've found a recipe for you! Check out our round up of a few our favorite recipes for barbecue, sides and desserts that will be perfect cookouts and summer fun.

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Watermelon Feta Salad

Combine juicy watermelon and fragrant cheese to make a great new creation for a cookout or side dish. Don't let the feta make you skeptical! The FreshTastes dish is unexpected, but incredibly addicting and refreshing to say the least.

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Roasted Chicken Salad

For a quick, hearty and protein packed option, don't miss Phyllis Speer's “Cooking on the Wild Recipe” for a summery Roasted Chicken Salad. Simply start with a store-bought rotisserie chicken and add in celery, apple, yellow sweet pepper and grapes with kitchen staples for a beautiful (and scrumptious) dish.

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Red White and Blueberry Potato Salad

Enjoy the delicious flavors of foods with a patriotic hue - in this case, potatoes, blueberries and bacon - in this unique and delicious FreshTastes dish! With creamy white potatoes studded with sweet blueberries, crunchy salted onions and salty bacon, it strikes a pleasant balance between savory and sweet that will keep you going back for more.

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Grilled Corn with Poblano Lime Crema

What better says Summer than delicious fresh corn on the cob, straight off the grill? Find the perfect recipe with a slightly spicy, slightly tangy, altogether delicious creamy crema on the FreshTastes blog.

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Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, these baked sweet potato spears are hard to beat … especially when you combine the sweetness of these potatoes with the rich, smoky flavor of chipotle mayonnaise. Find the recipe from FreshTastes here.

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Cherry BBQ Sauce

Cherries are perfectly in season and add a richness and tartness to this special BBQ sauce - all without making it too sweet. If you're looking for something to smother on everything from chicken to even your favorite grilled veggies, look no farther than this FreshTastes creation!

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One-Hour Barbecue Ribs

There are many paths to barbecue glory, but if your choice leans toward the quick and tasty line, don't miss this recipe from PBS' Kitchen Explorers blog! Take their cooking hack of using a pressure cooker and your oven's broiler to satisfy your craving for barbecued ribs in record time - without sacrificing flavor or quality.

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Honey Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Another quick path to greatness? Put the pressure cooker to work again to make these easy, honey glazed, no-fuss ribs in under 30 minutes.

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Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake

Blackberries are in their full glory! Why not pick (or pick up) a few of these fresh and plentiful favorites to mix into a classic cheesecake with this recipe from Kitchen Vignettes?

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Blueberry Cupcakes

Simple, delicious and, of course, beautiful, these cupcakes from “Martha Bakes” are treats that make everyone smile! Just follow a simple technique with blueberry jam to make a double layer swirl frosting.