Burgers, Cocktails and So Many Flag Cakes: What the Stars Ate on the 4th of July
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"Happy 4th! Have a dog!" the Big Little Lies star posted while celebrating the holiday with Theroux.
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The actress and her NBA star hubby got silly while feasting on the essential summer staples like corn on the cob and hamburgers.
The Parenthood actress gave everyone a fuzzy feeling when she posted a shot of a flag cake made by her former costar: "When lauren graham makes a flag cake that blows ya mind."
We can't agree more with the former Mad Men star who posted: "What's more American than hosing down the yard, beer in hand in your flag pants??"
Buns for days! The Magic Mike actor was on grill duty while hosting a party for the holiday.
"That time of year again, my banana pudding," the former O.C. actress captioned a photo of her sweet, homemade treat.
The actress toasted a cocktail while celebrating the holiday with her family.
Written in her hashtags, the actress revealed that her flag cake wasn't as hard to make as she expected and that #thekeyisrumwhippedcream.
"Happy almost birthday to America," Banks wrote on Monday while sipping a Mason jar cocktail and munching on some chips and dip.
The lifestyle guru showed her Instagram followers how to make her patriotic strawberry blueberry parfaits so they can "eat without the guilt during the holiday," she said.
"Been making this cake with my mom since I was a little girl. Had the boys decorate the cake to carry on the tradition," wrote the mom-of-three of her fruit-filled flag cake.
The Top Chef star's patriotic pound cake is "something sweet that's easy for the kiddies to help make," she said.
"Why must we always celebrate with calories?!!!" the actress wrote on an impressive red, white and blue spread.
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The Bravo host gathered with pals — including SJP — to celebrate independence and dig into dessert. "Freedom to eat festive cakes!" he wrote.
Following a cookout, the gorgeous actress indulged in pastry and cake.
What, no Pinot? "3o lbs lobster. Omg. Taking too long to grill," the RHONY star captioned this smokin' shot.
Though the actress was in London, she still managed to show off her American pride — with a bit of a French twist.
Did she make all that in 30 minutes? The celeb chef showed off her Yum-o spread of Big Smack burgers, hot dogs and Italian-German potato salad.
We always knew she had good taste! "Whipped up this Red, White & Blue Cake from @PeopleFood for today's BBQ," the Top Chef host wrote on Instagram!
"Hope your 4th is da bomb," the actress wrote, making a playful pun about her ice pop.
No flag cakes for The Mindy Project star! "Just baked these carrot pecan muffins. I did not enjoy it but I did not hate it," she wrote. The result? "They are pretty good."
"This must've been the cake all our founders ate to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. #Happy4th everybody," the Fuller House actor wrote. Probably not, but it certainly looks like an American dream.
The actress-cook took traditional vanilla ice cream to the next level by topping it with sparklers!
Lea Michele's colorful Susie Cakes mini cupcakes are almost as fun as fireworks.
"He made 4th of July cupcakes and Graham cracker flags... I made fruit and marshmallow kabobs," wrote the former Office star. "What are the odds no one eats my fruit kabobs??"
Red, white and berries! The former Girls Next Door star celebrated the holiday with this patriotic pie.
Shots, shots, shots! Of course the 2012 Miss USA would celebrate with red, white and blue gelatin shots.
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The singer's daughter, Maddie Briann Aldridge, served up some festive sweet treats by the beach.
The designer dressed up these delectable ribs with a "spicy tangy #BBQ" sauce before cooking them on a hickory smoker. Hope he saved us some leftovers!