Founding Fathers presenting their draft of Declaration of Independence to Congress, June 28, 1776, by John Trumbull (1756-1843), 1819, Declaration of Independence of United States of America, United States, 18th century

I went to two 4th of July barbecues this weekend at the Brewsters and the Petrillos. Both families are old friends and I saw lots of people who’ve been a part of my life since I was a child. It was so much fun! At both of them, there were hamburgers, hot dogs, steak tips, sausages, cole slaw, potato salad, etc. All the staples of the 4th of July.

But, are those the foods are forefathers were eating right after America declared its’ independence?

I guess not!

Click on the link below to find out what they WERE eating. I’ll stick with the burgers and the dogs, thanks!

Secrets Of Your Favorite July 4th Foods

Happy Independence Day! As you sit down to a July 4th meal, have you ever given any thought to where those foods come from? Experts at the Smithsonian Institution did, and they shared their findings in a recent blog post.

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