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July 4th Side Dishes

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

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Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

Sweet Corn with Parmesan and Cilantro

A little tart and a touch sassy, this fun way to fix corn will be a hit. Just a few minutes of pan frying gives it a delightful golden color. —Faye Sloan, Las Vegas, Nevada

Maple Vegetable Medley

Maple Vegetable Medley

Maple Vegetable Medley

Terrific for summer, this recipe calls for fresh vegetables brushed with a mild maple glaze and then grilled to perfection. They go well with any meat dish.

Minted Orzo

Minted Orzo

Minted Orzo

In just 15 minutes, I can make a warm, fresh-tasting side. Its mild flavor balances lots of entrees, especially the spicy ones. —Donna Curtis, Oakhurst, New Jersey
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Cherry Baked Beans

Cherry Baked Beans

Cherry Baked Beans

Here's a perfect dish to bring to a family reunion or any get-together. It's fast and easy to prepare, and you won't ever have to worry about bringing leftovers home…because there won't be any! —Margaret L. Smith, Superior, Wisconsin

Fourth of July Baked Beans

Fourth of July Baked Beans

Fourth of July Baked Beans

We always choose this family recipe for July Fourth or any picnic because it's a meaty twist on everyday baked beans and it has a nice sweetness. —Wendy Hodorowski, Bellaire, Ohio

Patio Pintos

Patio Pintos

Patio Pintos

Any time Mom had the gang over for dinner, she made these pinto beans. Once, she made a batch for my cousin’s birthday, and he ate the entire thing. —Joan Hallford, Fort Worth, Texas

Santa Fe Corn on the Cob

Santa Fe Corn on the Cob

Santa Fe Corn on the Cob

"Corn is my all-time favorite food, and this is the best way I've fount to fix it," Laurie Meaike writes from Audubon, Iowa. "The zesty grilling sauce has Southwestern flair, but it's not too hot or spicy. My family loves corn served this way.

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

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.

Grilled-to-Perfection Potatoes

Grilled-to-Perfection Potatoes

Grilled-to-Perfection Potatoes

This potato dish is a wonderful side for any grilled meat. If you don't want to grill, just place the potatoes in a dish, cover and bake in the oven. —Robin Johnson, Rattan, Oklahoma

Three-Bean Baked Beans

Three-Bean Baked Beans

Three-Bean Baked Beans

I got this recipe from an aunt and made a couple of changes to suit our tastes. With ground beef and bacon mixed in, these satisfying beans are a big hit at backyard barbecues and church picnics. I'm always asked to bring my "special" beans. —Julie Currington, Gahanna, Ohio
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