If you're hungry for a great celebration on the 4th, check out this one-stop compilation of sites for great ideas, tips and advice on cooking up a memorable Independence Day get-together, backyard party or family picnic. And if you want to launch your party into the stratosphere, have everyone come in a patriotic costume (from anniescostumes.com, of course!).
Here are some highlights...
Kate's Global Kitchen - The Fourth of July southern style, with recipes for Chilled Southern Spiced Shrimp, Pulled Pork, spoon bread, snap beans, Pralines and Peach Crisp.
4th of July Margaritas - In layers of red, white and blue for that festive touch, from Recipezaar.com
4th of July Party Ideas from Evite - The online party invitation station, also offering great ideas for food and drinks, party games, music & activities.