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The 4th of July is a holiday where family and friends come together to catch up, enjoy parades, live music, and of course share great food. This holiday has its own set of traditions, and food traditions associated with Independence Day are beloved by Americans. 4th of July is when America gets down to the business of barbecuing. Its when the grills come out and favorite meats are slow cooked for everyone. Nearly 80 million Americans barbecue on this day. The tradition is particularly strong in the South where barbecued pig is relished by everybody. The immigrants who brought sausages and frankfurters to America wouldn't have dreamt that one day there would be a National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, and that hotdogs would have a month – July – dedicated to them. On the 4th of July, Americans consume more hotdogs than on any other day…more than 150 million hotdogs. It's the day of the year when the colors of the flag – red, white, and blue, find their way into food in the most