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12 Incredible All-American Recipes

06/28/2015 06:39 am ET | Updated Jun 26, 2016

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or attending a patriotic potluck, these All-American recipes will take the cake.

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These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. GET THE RECIPE

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Instead of the usual corn-on-the-cob, try a fresh corn salad. This one is perfect for a party because you can make it ahead of time. GET THE RECIPE

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This is my basic, go-to grilled chicken -- perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or cookout -- and so versatile. You can serve the fillets on their own (kids love them), topped with cheese on a toasted bun or, as I often do, sliced over a salad. GET THE RECIPE

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If you've been searching for the perfect brownie recipe, look no further. I promise you, this is it! The recipe comes from Nick Malgieri's Chocolate cookbook, an excellent resource for all things chocolate. GET THE RECIPE

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This is one of my go-to recipes when I have to hit the kitchen running. It takes just 20 minutes to make, I always have the ingredients on hand, and there's barely any clean-up! GET THE RECIPE

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These cornbread muffins are the perfect side to any BBQ or Southern-style dish. My kids love them so much that I'm constantly swatting their little hands away from the bread basket so they don't fill up. GET THE RECIPE

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Most turkey burgers are dry and tasteless. Not these! The secret is adding Italian turkey sausage, a trick often used with meatballs. GET THE RECIPE

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Old Bay is typically used on seafood, especially on the Eastern Shore, but here it infuses sweet summer corn and tomatoes with a subtle kick of flavor. GET THE RECIPE

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Marinated in garlic, rosemary and olive oil, this flank steak is juicy, flavorful and deliciously charred. GET THE RECIPE

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Classic Buffalo wings are fried, but I love the flavor and easy of cooking them on the grill. They are truly no fuss, mo muss and finger lickin' good! GET THE RECIPE

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Quite simply, one of the easiest, prettiest, most delicious cake you'll ever make. GET THE RECIPE

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With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and delicious all over. GET THE RECIPE