‘Barbecue Menus’ Category

Baby Shower BBQ Series: BabyQ Shower Menu

Posted on February 24th, 2013 by barbecueforlife

If you are considering throwing a backyard “BabyQ” shower and wondering what would be a good menu idea, below we have the menu that we did for the shower that I threw.  You can click on each blue link to go through and check out the individual recipes. The reason we went with the menu

Baby Shower BaByQ Series: Appetizer Recipes

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

For the BabyQ party we threw this summer, I wanted to keep the appetizer simple and easy to prep ahead of time so that when people walked in the door, you can focus on saying hi to everyone, showing them where the drink table is and introducing friends to one another.  The last thing you

Appetizers for Party: Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed With An Almond

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with anything are always a huge hit at parties and beyond simple to make and prep ahead of time. You can stuff them with goat cheese, almonds, blue cheese….the possibilities are endless AND delicious. As we go into the holiday season, time to do a lot of food prep becomes more difficult

Baby Shower BBQ Series Post #2: BaByQ Theme Decorations

Posted on October 9th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

If you’ve decided to throw a BaByQ and are looking for some great decoration ideas out there, there are PLENTY around to come up with a cute BabyQ theme.  In our case since our friend was having a boy we decided to combine it with a “Welcome Little Man” theme. We wanted to keep it

Baby Shower BBQ Series: BaByQ Invititations & Party Planning

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Entering that chapter of my life where all of my friends are starting to have babies–which equates to LOTS of baby showers. And after spending this summer going to 8 different baby showers and also throwing one myself, I decided it would be fun to do something a little different. Thus the BabyQ Baby shower

Simple Shrimp Skewer Recipe Wrapped in Basil & Bacon

Posted on July 24th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Who doesn’t love shrimp or prawns hot off the barbecue? Well then, have you ever tried shrimp wrapped in basil leaves and bacon then skewered together?  If you haven’t then you are missing out! The smoke from the barbecue combined with the fresh basil leaves and bacon infuse the shrimp with such a great and

Barbecue Menu Idea #1: Grilled Salmon, Grilled Hearts of Romaine & Whole Wheat Couscous

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Okay so a lot of people think of barbecue as time consuming to create a whole meal on the BBQ–it isn’t.  It is actually amazing because you have fewer pots and pans to wash by just throwing it all on the grill! One of our favorite Go-To easy midweek meals involves grilled salmon, hearts of