Fourth of July Grilling Guide: Appetizers Slideshow

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This Independence Day, get your grill outside its comfort zone and ditch the regulars

Baba Ghanoush Recipe

Baba ghanoush is an eggplant-based dish that originated in the Middle East. In North America, it’s used as a dip for pita and vegetables, but in Egypt it’s a side dish. Grilling the eggplant before peeling the skin gives it a delightful, smoky flavor.

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Sesame Grilled Meatballs Recipe

So I’m sitting here one day working on this book and I think to myself, why couldn’t you do meatballs on a grill? And guess what — turns out you can, and they’re way easy, way fun, and way good. Who knew?

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Grilled Hot Wings 3 Ways Recipe

This recipe serves up classic chicken wings in not one, but three different varities. A classic Buffalo sauce sets the pace, while a smoky barbecue sauce and Asian sesame chile sauce take us outside of our comfort zone. It'll be hard to pick your favorite, we guarantee.

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Grilled Oysters with Rosemary Brown Butter Recipe

The combination of oysters and rosemary brown butter is always served at Artisan Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common.

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Grilled Nectarines with Prosciutto di Parma Recipe

Playing up the flavors of sweet and savory, the prosciutto di Parma adds the perfect texture to the soft, grilled nectarines.

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