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Throwing the Best Fourth of July Barbecue

Throwing the Best Fourth of July Barbecue
No Fourth of July party is complete without a little time spent in front of the grill. Whether you’re a fan of burgers, brats, ribs, or all of the sides that come along with a good barbecue, Fourth of July is your day to celebrate our independence like only you know how! So fire up that grill and try out these delicious recipes at your Independence Day cookout!

1. Baby Back Ribs

A flavorful rack of ribs made on the grill always brings people together, and these Baby Back Ribs are no exception. Seasoned with your favorite rib rub, and sealed tight with a delicious honey and brown sugar glaze, these mouthwatering ribs will bring the fireworks to your taste buds. Make sure you’ve got plenty of Blue Rhino propane on hand, as the ribs will require between three and four hours of cook time.


2. BBQ Slaw

One of the most popular side dishes now has a unique, barbecue-inspired twist. This Barbecue Slaw recipe is easy to make and complements many of your favorite cookout meals. It’s no secret that barbecue sauce makes so many foods even tastier, so why not add it to your coleslaw?


3. Sizzlin' Chipotle Chicken

Looking to trade in the beef for a new dish at your Fourth of July party? Look no further than this Sizzlin’ Chipotle Chicken recipe. As the name would tell you, you can look forward to plenty of flavor coming from your grill with this recipe. Coating your chicken with bread crumbs and a garlic herb topping will give the skinless breast halves an unbeatable taste.


4. Beer Bacon BBQ Beans

Baked beans just got an upgrade thanks to two of everyone’s favorite cookout additions: bacon and beer. That’s right, these Beer Bacon BBQ Beans combine the hearty flavor of a classic side with the great taste of smoked bacon and lager style beer. Your cookouts won’t be the same after you introduce this dish!


5. Cheesy Beer Potatoes

This easy Cheesy Beer Potatoes recipe will capture the hearts, minds, and stomachs of everyone at your barbecue. Featuring an assortment of peppers, onions, and a bit of beer, this side dish will soon be the star of the show. Top it off with plenty of shredded cheese and serve once the cheese has melted.


6. Perfect Burger

Would it be the Fourth of July if there wasn’t a burger recipe thrown into the mix? The Perfect Burger lives up to the name, and all the attendees of your cookout will attest to that. Using your choice of seasoning and buns will help to put your unique spin on this as well.


7. Grilled Corn on the Cob

Save room for dessert because this You can’t beat Grilled Corn on the Cob! This barbecue tradition lives on during your Fourth of July cookout. Wrap each ear of corn well in aluminum foil and place them directly on your grill grates. Grill for three to four minutes on each side, making sure to turn the corn to get an even grill. This should take between 12 and 15 minutes total before you have the classic corn on the cob you know and love.

With these recipes and plenty of others you can find on our website, your Independence Day barbecue is sure to be a hit! Make sure you’ve got plenty of propane for the big day by grabbing a Blue Rhino grill tank at a location near you!

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