05:03 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 07/03/2013 07:15AM
If you plan on partying like it's 1776 today, you'll need to serve up a meal worthy of the Founding Fathers.
Celebrity chef Michael Symon is breaking down everything you need for your Fourth of July barbecue.
On the Food Network regular and Knob Creek bourbon spokesman's menu? Grilled chicken thighs cooked to a smokey, spicy perfection, southern greens and – you guessed it – apple pie. (Is there anything more American?)
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Jennifer Garner Was 'Livid' About Ben Affleck's Alleged Fling with Nanny; Affleck Denies Affair
Christine Ouzounian, Ben Affleck's Nanny, Steps Out After Claims of Affair Go Public
Parents Meet Their Adopted Daughter for the First Time: 'Within a Split Second of Holding Her, We Couldn't Imagine Life Without Her'
Lion Killer Walter Palmer Slammed on Social Media, Shuts Down Dental Office
5 Things to Know About Christine Ouzounian, the Nanny Linked to Ben Affleck
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!