While basic hot dogs and burgers make for terrific barbecues, we are always looking for inspiration to freshen up the mix a bit, especially when it comes to holiday barbecues. For the Fourth of July, we looked to some of our favorite celebrity chefs and culinary personalities for fun food ideas that call for seasonal summer ingredients.
For a tantalizing summer soup from Chef Edward Lee to a delightful chicken from Nigella Lawson, Check out the slideshow above for some July 4th culinary inspiration.
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