Soon that weather thermometer will slowly creep up, the rain will pick up, and the flowers will begin to bloom! Before that happens lets get prepared and talk about your Spring time BBQ plans.
Let’s review the essentials needed for you to host a memorable BBQ this year:
- The BBQ’d.
- The Condiments.
- The Cocktails.
What’s cooking? There are so many delicious things to cook on the BBQ including:
- Hot dogs & Burgers
- Baked potatoes
- BBQ’d Chicken
- Kabobs (chicken, steak, seafood, or veggie)
- Prawn & Scallop Skewers
- Tin-Foiled Salmon Fillets
- Any type of BBQ’d Veggies
The list goes on! Some items may be easier and less prep than others, so keep that in mind when planning the menu around how many guests you’ll be inviting. Or, hire a Caterer to make sure your BBQ goes off without a hitch.
Don’t forget to plan side dishes! Here’s some great ideas to go along with your BBQ menu…
- Caesar Salad
- Summer Tortellini Salad
- Potato Salad
- Chips & Dip
- Veggie & Fruit Platters
- Corn on the Cob
Check out some of these amazing Salad and Side dish recipes on the Food Network for your inspiration!
Don’t forget the condiments! Make sure your guests are satisfied with all the extras including:
- Sauces! BBQ, Hot, Sweet, Mild, any sauce you can find!
- Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo, Relish – the basics for your dogs & burgers.
- Toppings; lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, sauteed mushrooms, whatever you can think of!
- Salt & Pepper!
Check out the Cooking Channel for some yummy dip recipes!
Hire a bartender of have a self-serve bar!
Fill up some decanters with flavoured water and punch or even a signature drink! Check out some drink-spiration over on this blog!