Posts Tagged ‘Barbecue’

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 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

How to Make Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Posted on May 15th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Beer Can Chicken is such a delicious recipe to make that is pretty easy–put the rub on the chicken, set up the beer can then set up your grill for indirect heat and after that just keep an eye on your temperature and maintaining your fire so the temperature doesn’t drop inside the barbecue and

How to Grill Pineapple on Barbecue – Fast, Simple & Easy Recipe

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilled Pineapple on the barbecue is a fast and simple side dish that can compliment a number of recipes.  We often will grill it with Barbecue Chicken Thighs, Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Mahi-Mahi or Halibut. For example, if you are doing a fish taco night!  Grill up some pineapple then chop it up and serve to

Delicious Grilled Chicken Thighs with Barbecue Sauce

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Barbecue chicken thighs are one of the easiest things to make flavorful on the barbecue without a lot of effort.  If you don’t pay attention to your grill though, you can very easily char the outside, dry the meat out by overcooking or even worse–both!  By following these simple instructions it is very easy to

Masters Barbecue Pantry

Posted on April 11th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

The Masters Pantry doesn’t need much explanation. These are our staples we have in our Pantry, Refrigerator & Garden at any given time.  We experiment, we explore and we create amazing new recipes with these ingredients most of the time. Of course there is the occasional exotic or rare ingredient that we don’t have in

Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange dressing

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

 Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange Dressing  This Vinaigrette is great over any salad but in particular we LOVE it over Grilled Hearts of Romaine. Serves nicely over 4 Romaine Heart halves.  Double the recipe if you want to have extra for the next meal.  Often times we’ll make double the recipe, save the remaining

How to Prep the Grill & the Importance of Prepping the Grill

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

There’s nothing worse than having your expensive steaks stick to the grill or your burgers fall apart because you can’t quite get that spatula to loosen them.  Whether you’re using a gas grill or a charcoal BBQ, there are a few basic steps to prepping your grill so you end up with a trouble-free and

How to Smoke Salt – the Easy Way

Posted on March 28th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

How to Smoke Salt—the easy way: So this is not a “fancy” recipe for smoking salt. But we personally don’t like to spend a ton of time on it and it saves a heck of a lot of money versus buying smoked salts. Just do this some night after you’ve  barbecued on your charcoal grill