The days are getting longer and the nights are getting warmer. Although many of your favorite warm-weather activities may be limited right now, backyard BBQs with your family don’t have to be!
Here are five fun ways to perfect your family BBQ.
Don’t Forget the Fruit
Fresh fruit is great, but have you ever had it grilled? Grilling adds a delicious smoky-sweet flavor and incredible caramelized texture to almost any fruit. Plus it’s easy, fast, and fun to do!
Whether you’re using it as a side dish, topping off an epic burger, or having it as a stand-alone dish, grilled fruit is sure to add some delicious fun to your next backyard BBQ. Here are some great BBQed fruit recipes to help you channel your inner grill master.
Sauce it Up
Backyard BBQs are the perfect time to experiment with your sauces! Easily enhance your classic condiments by adding ingredients such as chili paste, fragrant herbs, or curry powder. Or be more ambitious and make your own unique sauce from scratch. Here is a great homemade BBQ sauce recipe to help get things flowing.
Have Fun with Place Settings and Decoration
Forget the paper plates and plastic spoons! Indulge your creative side and add some excitement to your next backyard BBQ by sprucing up your table settings. Adding fun decorations will enhance your BBQ to the next level, making it a true event instead of merely another meal. Putting up decorations is also a fun and creative way to keep the kids distracted and engaged while you are preparing the food.
You’ve Got to Have Backyard Games
What is a BBQ without backyard games? Having backyard games set up will keep the kids happy and distracted while you are at the grill. Games also let you participate in some family-fun competition once the cooking is complete! Here are 20 backyard games that are sure to add some excitement to your next backyard BBQ.
Music is a Must
Music makes almost every event better, especially backyard BBQs! Set the mood and get your family to bust some moves with some great tunes. Having trouble picking a good BBQ playlist? We’ve got you covered! Here is a playlist put together by our team at UV Skinz that is sure to bring sunshine into your day!
Backyard BBQs are a fun and safe way for you and your family to enjoy the warming weather. We hope these tips help you make them the best they can be!