Giada De LaurentiisCourtesy of Giada De Laurentiis (3); Amy Neunsinger

Italian chef and Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis gave us five easy recipes from her cookbooks that are perfect for serving on a steamy summer day—like today, July Fourth! Delicious cold or room temperature, these are fuss-free sandwiches and salads that are sure to please a crowd. Click through to find the perfect one for your next summer affair.

GIADA'S SUMMER RECIPES

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