It’s summertime and — as the saying goes — the living is easy. Or at least it will be when you steal these fast, fresh tips for your next backyard BBQ.
Light up the grill and throw a barbecue party! Check out our free planning guide with ideas for BBQ party.
Get barbecue grilling tips from the pros. View BBQ recipes, outdoor party ideas, tips and tricks to make your backyard barbecue a memorable bash.
A backyard barbeque party is the perfect way to spend time with family and friends. Here are some BBQ party ideas to help it go off without a hitch.
1. BBQ party idea – Refreshment Station
A great BBQ must have fresh juice and refreshing summer alcoholic drinks such as peach punch and daiquiri
Here is our secret pink lemonade recipe
Peel the zest from 16 lemons with a peeler, removing as little white pith as possible – cut away any pith you can from the strips. Juice the lemons and mix the juice, zest, 2 cup of sugar and 2 cup of raspberries with 1.2 litters of boiling water. Let cool, then filter, pressing through juice with the back of a spoon. Add sugar to taste and chill in a
Mini Mason Jar 1 Gallon Glass Beverage Drink Dispenser To serve, add a few lemon slices, raspberries and lots of ice
2. Double duty trick – Popsicles sticks as condiments labels
We know it is non essential, but isn’t it cool for your BBQ party and BBQ accessories? take few popsicles sticks (use the wide ones) , label them with the condiments and the real hack is that you can use them for spreading the condiments on the food
3. Spiral Hotdogs – how to make the perfect spiral hotdogs
Want better tasting, more evenly cooked hot dogs this summer? Try the Spiral Hotdogs!
4. Repel mosquitoes and bugs with herbs
There are several plants that repel bugs and mosquitoes, like Citronella, Basil, lavender, peppermint and Marigolds.
But, our preferred way is to put on your grill, after you finished cooking, a bunch of sage leaves.
The aroma from the sage spreads around and fly off
5. Cook Fish on limes bed to Keep It from Sticking to the Grill
Anyone who tired to grill some salmon or tuna on the BBQ knows it can leave half of the fish behind when you pick it up.
No amount of oil seems to assist to make the party full. So this is our hack, make a bed of sliced lemons or limes and toss the fish on top of the lemons.
Now you will it take on some of that bright Citrus tang, but you’ll get to enjoy a whole fish you intended to eat .