Weekend Cookout: A Quick and Easy 4th of July Menu

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This summer, Food Network’s Grilling Central is packed with recipes for the entire family’s taste buds, boasting the best in burgers, dogs, chicken and more all season long. But with so many recipes, where do you start? Each week, FN Dish is giving you a complete menu that is stress-free and will be table-side quickly. This weekend, sport your red, white and blue with sweet and tangy barbecued chicken, macaroni salad and even something for your vegetarian guests:

Main Dish: Carolina-Style Barbecue Chicken (pictured above)

Meat-Free Main Dish: Open-Faced Tomato Grilled Cheese

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Food stylist: Jamie Kimm Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Photo by: Antonis Achilleos

Antonis Achilleos

Side: Baby Bell Peppers With Feta and Mint (pictured above)

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Food stylist: Stephana Bottom Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Photo by: Antonis Achilleos

Antonis Achilleos

What are you cooking this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.

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