Starting off this summer with a great barbecue is in the air.
Your guests will be talking about all summer. One you will want to decorate for the occasion, planning your set will save time, so plan and write it all down, so you do not forget. Start by planning your menu and table set up and arrangement.
The Menu :
- · Barbecue Chicken Skewers
- · Veggie Skewers (For vegetarian guests)
- · Mac Salad
- · Baked Beans
- · Lemonade and Iced Tea
- · Spirits (if you wish)
- · Table cloths or be creative and make your own
- · Tables, chairs, or just one big one
- · A serving table
- · Plates, cups, napkins, Theme or colorful or mix match is fun too
- · Plastic silverware or the real thing, (just remember it is a Barbecue)
Now start you food prep and menu items: Choose the mac salad first so it can chill. The on to the Chicken, and veggie skewers so they can marinate.
Barbecue Chicken Skewers:
These are easy, just get wooden or metal skewers, and take boneless skinless chicken strips and put on skewers. Then put in dish with your favorite barbecue sauce and grill.
The veggie Skewers:
These are easy as well, get, Red and Green peppers, squash, onion, mushrooms, and marinate in Italian Dressing, and grill.
A great and creamy mac salad for any picnic or barbecue.
What you will need: 1. Elbow macaroni
2. Your favorite Mayo
3. Italian Dressing
5. Green pepper
9. Celery seed
10. Salt and pepper
Now once you have all ingredients, you can begin by boiling your noodles. Once they have boiled, drain and set aside with about 2 tablespoons of dressing and mix together. Let cool, then in a separate bowel put in chopped green pepper (1/2 cup), Onion (1/2 cup), celery (1/2 cup), 1 cucumber, 2-3 small tomatoes, once all chopped in a bowl, mix together with mayo (about a cup), dressing( 4tablespoons), and celery seeds (about a teaspoon) , some salt and pepper. Mix all together and add noodles. You may need to add in more mayo, dressing and celery seed, salt and pepper to your liking. It makes enough for a large family or group. Put in a colorful bowl and enjoy!
Now you have your menu and your Barbecue set, Maybe include to choose your favorite deserts to top off the event.