Serve up an easy, inexpensive feast that celebrates the flavors of summer this Fourth of July
Cost per serving: 44¢
This potato side dish transforms plain spuds into a savory treat. Spices such as garlic, rosemary and Parmesan add a boost of flavor.
See recipe: Garlic Baked Potato Wedges
Cost per serving: $1.58
These economical burgers (at far right) call for canned salmon; dill adds a fresh taste. Assemble them an hour ahead of time so they can chill at least one hour before you grill them.
See recipe: Salmon Burgers
Cost per serving: $3.06
The recipe calls for parsley, but experiment with fresh rosemary, basil or chives.
See recipe: Herb-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
Cost per serving: 80¢
These crunchy appetizers aren’t as spicy as you might think, since you remove the jalapeño seeds. Inside, there’s a surprise filling: cheddar and cream cheese.
See recipe: Jalapeno Poppers
Cost per serving: 53¢
This cool, creamy classic features a lemony dressing over crisp iceberg lettuce.
See recipe: Lettuce Wedges with Creamy Dressing
Cost per serving: $1.45
What could be more perfect for summer? Butter flavored with orange, lemon and lime zest gives fresh corn a surprising boost.
See recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob with Citrus Butter
Cost per serving: 19¢
These yummy summer favorites cost just pennies a serving. Top them off with buttercream frosting and a garnish of fresh fruit.
See recipe: Easy Chocolate Cupcakes