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Summer picnic ideas to celebrate the Fourth of July

Whether you will be grilling at home after the parade, or packing up a basket to watch the town fireworks, here's a round-up of ideas for your outdoor meal.

By Kendra Nordin / July 3, 2012

People gather to watch the Independence Day fireworks display in Independence, Iowa in this July 4, 2011 file photograph. The upcoming Fourth of July means barbecues and beaches for many Americans.

Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters/File


Fourth of July picnics kick-off three glorious month of eating outside in the fresh air. Here are a few ideas to fill your picnic table.

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