Could anything be more simple than putting a steak on the grill? While you are at it, add an ear of corn. The accompanying salads can be made ahead, so this is a no-fuss meal to celebrate the holiday. (Or any time you want a “picnic-style” meal.)

Seasoned rib-eye steak grilled over the coals
Grilled corn-on-the-cob with lime and chili powder butter
Classic potato salad
Green bean, shallot, and cherry tomato salad

Watermelon wedges with sea salt

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