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July 4th Side Dishes

These family-favorite recipes include baked beans, coleslaw, grilled corn, tomato salad and more.

Hearty Baked Beans for Two

Hearty Baked Beans for Two

Hearty Baked Beans for Two

Old-fashioned baked-bean flavor gets jazzed up with garlic, brown sugar and mustard in our Test Kitchen’s easy, downsized version of this family favorite.

Dilly Vegetable Medley

Dilly Vegetable Medley

Dilly Vegetable Medley

“I love to eat what I grow, and I have tried many combinations of the fresh vegetables from my garden. This one is really great! I never have leftovers when I make this tasty side." Rebecca Barjonah Coralville, Iowa

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Serve this very colorful side dish with any meal this summer! It's simple and fresh, and it'll perk up any summertime dinner plate. Kathy Franklin - Antioch, Tennessee
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Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

Just Delish Veggie Kabobs

I first tried these kabobs at my son's cottage; they were a real hit. Invite your neighbors over for a grilling get-together and serve these wonderful skewers. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Baked Three-Bean Casserole

Here's a recipe perfect for large get-togethers because it can be easily doubled for a big crowd!—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Family-Favorite Baked Beans

Lea Ann Anderson TULSA, OKLAHOMA Here’s a quick and easy recipe familiar to most at reunions and other large gatherings. The sweet and hearty dish includes three kinds of beans and plenty of beef and bacon.

Asian Grilled Green Beans

Asian Grilled Green Beans

Asian Grilled Green Beans

You’ll love the great flavor and easy preparation of Trisha Kruse’s fresh side dish. The Eagle, Idaho cook tosses bright green beans in a sweet sauce with a subtle kick.

Smoky Grilled Corn

Smoky Grilled Corn

Smoky Grilled Corn

A friend and I cooked up this corn one evening when getting ready to grill. The buttery corn, with its sweet-spicy seasoning, won top honors over our steaks. —Linda Landers Kalispell, Montana

Grilled Sweet Onions

Grilled Sweet Onions

Grilled Sweet Onions

These onions are so delicious, we prepare them all year long—on the grill in summer, or in an oven preheated to 350° for the same amount of time in winter. A small salad, a slice of bread, and you've got a great light meal. —Mary Bilke, Eagle River, Wisconsin

Tarragon Corn on the Cob

Tarragon Corn on the Cob

Tarragon Corn on the Cob

Nothing says summer like the fresh flavor of grilled corn, and these ears show them off at their best. Brandy Jenkins — Greenwood, Mississippi

Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter

Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter

Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter

Roasting fresh-picked corn is as old as the Ozark hills where I was raised. My Grandpa Mitchell always salted and peppered his butter on the edge of his plate before spreading it on his corn, and I did the same as a kid. Today, I continue the tradition by serving lemon-pepper butter with roasted corn—it's a favorite! —Allene Bary-Cooper, Wichita Falls, Texas
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