Simple and Fun Barbecue Ideas
Summer’s almost here, which means it’s time for bikinis, backyards and most fun of all, barbeques! Whether a small affair with some close friends or a big neighborhood blowout in your backyard, there are some tried and true ways to make every barbecue easy and memorable at the same time.
As with most social functions, atmosphere is everything. Luckily, nature’s backdrop of lush summer green and golden sunlight make it easy to create a jovial ambience with little effort and money. Some inexpensive barbecue decorative staples include:
Gingham Table Clothes – an essential piece of the barbecue puzzle, this timeless classic will always be in style
Citronella Candles – scent is the most powerful memory inducing sense, and you’d be hard pressed not to harken back to simpler times with the smell of a citronella candle. Both nostalgic and practical, these are a must all summer long.
The center piece of every barbecue is always the drinks and food. Break out of your comfort zone of straight grilled hot dogs and beer with these simple ideas that will be a home run this summer:
Kabobs – simple and delicious, kabobs are the perfect barbecue food because of their versatility. Using virtually any meat, fish, vegetable and fruit, you can create a delightful meal that can please any group.
Sangria – for a more adult BBQ, sangria is a must. A delicious blend of fruits, wine, and other liquors, this is the perfect refreshment to an outdoor get-together.
The much loved American tradition of the summer barbecue is more alive than ever because of all the possibilities. You can be as simple and easy as you please without sacrificing any of the fun or deliciousness. After all, the whole point of a BBQ is to have fun! Visit http://pinterest.com/homeownerbuff/bbq-time/ for more information.