ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Let freedom ring -- in the most delicious way possible. Think crunchy corn-on-the-cob, creamy potato salad, and perfectly charred hotdogs and hamburgers.
What Are You Serving At Your July 4 Barbecue?
Hamburgers & Hotdogs
According to the National Retail Federation, 65.5 percent of Americans will take part in some kind of barbecue, cookout or picnic, spending an average of $73.42.
Last year, says a report by Nielsen, Americans spent the most on chicken and beef -- approximately $389 million on both food categories. Folks also spent $116 million on cherries, $114 million on salad and $83 million on watermelon.
And let's not forget the beer. Keeping to a patriotic theme, revelers chose American over foreign with 61 million cases of domestic beer consumed compared to 10.7 million cases of imported beer.
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