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The center of every barbecue is the food, of course, and we have everything you need to make any cookout incredibly delicious. Our favorite grilling recipesbarbecue saucesbarbecue side dishessummer dessertsand summer drinks are all featured in this roundup, so you'll have plenty of options to prepare for your meal.
We also have fun, fresh DIY decor to give your outdoor dinner table a little boost. For holiday barbecues, try setting the scene with Fourth of July party decorations or whipping up a few Fourth of July desserts to show your patriotic spirit. After scrolling through this list of tips and ideas, you'll want to plan a barbecue for every single weekend of the summer. An essential part of any good party, you need the right mix of tunes.
And for an outdoor backyard or beach barbecue, that means adding in at least a few essential summer hits to ensure your playlist really slaps. Keep reading: 30 Best Summer Songs. Sweep aside the soil but leave the potted herbs and plants!
Add a tall pitcher of something delicious and a selection of beer or other canned and bottled drinks and you now have the perfect outdoor bar. : Best Summer Drink Recipes. Make sure to give the guests something to do besides mingling and sipping on drinks, while you grill everything up. Lawn games like cornhole are a great go-to. If you need a set, let us shamelessly point you to some gorgeous des we developed with game company Slick Woody's. Shop Country Living Cornhole Games.
Let guests serve themselves! While you can add anything to your grazing board, we like to include cured meats, at least one cheese, good crackers, pickled and fresh vegetables, olives, soft boiled eggs, and lo of fresh fruit. Put the little ones to work by enlisting them to serve watermelon slices or other treats to party goers. When the parade rolls through town be sure you are there celebrating the nation with your friends and family. Hang a flag from the window, step outside, and get your cheer on.
Celebrate the season's fruit by putting together an all-berry dessert spread. Trust us, everyone will go home happy. S'mores in a cake form! Swirled chocolate and vanilla cake batter get baked in a Nordic Ware Platinum Collection Heritage Bundt Pan then topped with chocolate syrup and toasted mini marshmallows. Your guests won't believe their eyes! Get the recipe.
Melamine plates such as the ones pictured offer the look of pretty porcelain in a much more durable form. And a simple arrangement of dahlias, gerbera daisies, and fireworks-esque spider mums create an eye-catching centerpiece.
Tis the season for all thing berries! The season's freshest gets mixed up with a little orange juice, sugar, lemon, and fresh basil for a super refreshing drink guests can sip all day long. A DIY garland, made from dyed wooden craft be, adds extra cheer. Setting up an outdoor soda float station allows guests to serve themselves. Fill balloons with water and freeze for a festive way to keep the ice cream cold. Make a garland from paper straws and oversize pinwheels from red, white, and blue fabric to decorate the scene. And serve Parmesan tots with dipping sauce so no one crashes from a sugar high!
Get the recipe for Parmesan Tots. No need to heat up the house by heating up a hot oven. Instead, fire up the grill and cook your pizza outside! Serve these cherry, prosciutto, and goat cheese pizzas as an appetizer or main dish. For your Memorial Day cookout or 4th of July barbecuered, white, and blue decorations will get everyone in the patriotic spirit. If you plan on celebrating with fireworks, hang a DIY star bunting made from bandanas to get everyone's eyes toward the sky.
: 4th of July Crafts. Allow party guests to dress up grilled Italian sausages with an assortment of homemade toppings. Get the recipes.
To make your own festive glasses, simply take plain glassware and draw on fireworks with fine-tipped, oil-based paint markers. With all the indulgent grilled meats and sweet treatsjust about everyone will want something green on their plate. This tossed salad is filled with veggies and a homemade dressing loaded with fresh herbs.
Few can resist the temptation of good old mac and cheese, but a cup of Anchor Steam beer and a quick spin in the oven truly makes this backyard barbecue-friendly batch a next-level crowd-pleaser.
As if everyone needed more incentive to pop open a cold one of soda, that istake it up a notch with cute crate decorations and patterned straw attachments. Get the tutorial at The Happy Scraps. For the porch-sitting crowd, dole out a few vintage playing card decks to inspire some high-stakes rounds of Go Fish. When life gives you lemons, set up a backyard lemonade stand. Little ones can stay occupied by manning this station, and the party refreshments will surely never run dry. Get the tutorial at Social Dad. Sitting alongside your nearest and dearest is what makes a barbecue party in the first place, so set a table that reflects that sentiment.
Welcome dinner guests with gingham napkins, name cards, and a handful of flowers at each outdoor table setting. Dealing with a few picky eaters? Make the barbecue kid's menu veggies included look almost too fun to eat, thanks to a quirky race car spin on standard hot dogs. Get the recipe at Eating Richly.
Especially fitting for a fun cool-down on a toasty day, a water balloon bin can spark some friendly competition and hilarious sneak attacks. Don't call it a night when the cool air starts to roll in. Pull out the fire pit and invite guests to gather around for s'mores and sparklers.
Keep things cozy and casual with a sit-down meal—on the grass. Encourage friends and family to chow down on a picnic blanket, criss-cross-applesauce style. It's not a barbecue without this classic side dish!
The best part about pasta salad is you can make it ahead of time and keep in the fridge until you're ready to serve. Related: Best Summer Pasta Sal. No pool? No problem! Between the warm weather and the hot grill, your guests will definitely be feeling the heat. Transform a stock tank into a pool so everyone can take a little dip. Get the tutorial. To keep everyone's beverage straight, set out gift tags so your guests can write their name and attach it to their cup.
It's also a great way for strangers to get to know each other's names.
What's an outdoor party without some s'mores? Guests will love these adorable, individual desserts. Country Life. De Ideas. Home Maintenance. Country Living Shop. Shopping Guides. United States. Type keyword s to search. Brian Woodcock.
Chev Wilkinson Getty Images. Put On Some Tunes. Turn a Gardening Bench into a Drinks Bar. Get Your Game On. Or Make Your Own Games. You don't have to buy lawn games, however. You can DIY your own! Set out a Grazing Board. Enlist Helping Hands. Party Patriotically. Set out a Berry Dessert Spread. Serve S'mores in a New Format. Get More Bang for Your Buck. Serve a Berry Spritzer.
Set Up a Soda Float Buffet. Grill Up a Pizza. De a Starry Setting. Set up a Food Station With the Works.Need a date for a cookout
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