Fun July 4th Dessert: Berry Flag Tart

The star of your patriotic menu will be this flag-shape dessert featuring bright red raspberries, tart blueberries, and dough cut in stripes and star shapes. Despite the masterpiece finish, it's actually quite simple to make.

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Easy 4th of July Decorations

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day with our red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations. From flags to fireworks, these easy decorations cover every July 4th theme you can think of -- and they're cute to boot.

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Our Favorite July 4th Recipes

Take the guesswork out of creating a delicious spread of 4th of July food. Our July 4th entrees (hot dogs! ribs!), drinks (punch! sangria!), side dishes (fruit and pasta salads!), and desserts (mmm, pie) make organizing a patriotic potluck a breeze.

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Festive July 4th Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July desserts! With star-shape scones and piecrusts, tempting tarts, colorful shakes, and fresh berries, these recipes for 4th of July desserts are sure to stand out at your patriotic celebration.

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Easy 4th of July Party Ideas

Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.

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4th of July Cake Recipes

Headed to a 4th of July potluck? Cakes are a dreamy way to end the day (well, that and fireworks), and our collection of berry-topped cakes, lush chocolate cakes, swirled sprinkle cakes, and layered red velvet cakes are worth their own oohs and aahs.

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Coconut Cream Island Punch

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

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Healthy Cranberry Recipes

Bright red and bursting with tart flavor, cranberries are a tasty addition to any meal, but are extra special around the holidays. Plus, cranberries are packed with antioxidants, making them as good for you as they are delicious.

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    • Cranberry Sauce with Lime and Ginger

      This is one of those recipes that's as much fun to prepare as it is to eat. Zesting the lime, grating the ginger, and boiling the cranberries will make your kitchen smell delicious while you cook.

    • Apple-Cranberry Crisp

      Finish a simple dinner with this pie-spiced sweet-tangy crisp. Bring it to the table knowing the oats provide a full 4 grams of fiber per serving, so you can feel extra good about each bite.

    • Cranberry-Citrus Compote

      Consider showing off this pretty blend of oranges, grapefruit, and cranberries in a glass bowl on your brunch buffet. Licorice-like anise gives the sweet-tart fruit just a bit of bite.

    • Cranberry-Chutney Crackers

      Dried cranberries and fresh-grated ginger are the secrets to the intense flavor of these flavor-packed nibbles. Spread on a water-style cracker to keep the sodium extra low.

    • Cranberry Sauced Meatballs

      These are have-it-your-way savory barbecue party bites. Make them with ground turkey or chicken. Prepare them shortly before serving, or make the meatballs ahead, freeze, and finish in a slow cooker while you do something else.

    • Cranberry Mixed Greens Salad

      Without question, this salad has visual appeal: tart berries, apple, lusty beets, textured greens, and a mustardy dressing brighten the dish. Present it as a salad course of its own or as a side dish to a light protein.

    • Pork Medallions with Cranberry Chutney

      Keep the ingredients on hand for this festive but easy-to-produce entree and you can whip it up on short notice, ideal for spontaneous gatherings of friends or family.

    • Braided Cranberry Bread

      Treat overnight guests to a fresh-baked loaf of Braided Cranberry Bread oozing with berries and nuts. The pretty, festive loaf comes to the table with fragrant orange peel, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

    • Turkey Cranberry Burgers

      Top ground turkey burgers with tangy cranberry sauce for a Thanksgiving-inspired treat you can enjoy year-round. The recipe includes instructions for outdoor grilling or indoor broiling to suit the season.

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      Double-Cranberry Crostini

      Welcome guests with a tray of creamy-tart Double-Cranberry Crostini. The berry glistens on top of chutney, while the cream cheese provides a cool complement.

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