How are apple pies all-American? You can't load them with food coloring to reveal a flag motif when cut! To make this deliciously patriotic dish, check out 17 and Baking's recipe. [17AndBaking via Buzzfeed]
I'm being perversely cross-cultural and making my favourite colour-appropriate berry pavlova for my Independence Day party here in London. It's like one vast, pillowy meringue of colonial wrongness. But man, it tastes so good. You can't go wrong with a pav.