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Benjamin Franklin thought the turkey was a much more respectable bird than the eagle.
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July 4, 2015 In the U.S., people often spend the Fourth of July grilling hot dogs and wearing their patriotic clothing. But there's more to this annual holiday than fireworks.
Fried or roasted, chicken is popular at picnics. Armour poultry recipes, 1953
July 3, 2014 There's something about eating outdoors that makes even a mundane meal feel special. In the spirit of the Fourth of July, we bring you nostalgic food ads and picnic scenes to inspire your feast.
July 4, 2013 Homemade sodas are hot these days: Americans bought more than 1.2 million home carbonators last year. For the Fourth of July, we asked mixologist Gina Chersevani to help us tap into the trend with a soda float inspired by Independence Day.
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July 2, 2009 Troy Patterson says roman candles and blowing stuff up is fun, but over-sized, over-hyped fireworks displays suck.
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