Barbecue Menu Ideas For Special Events

Posted on: 27 December 2019

Even though barbecued food is typically considered casual cuisine, you can make it work for any type of special event or occasion. Since barbecued main courses and accompanying side dishes encompass a wide range of foods, you'll have no problem pleasing your entire guest list with the menu. While barbecue is traditionally associated with outdoor events, such as 4th of July backyard blowouts and Memorial Day celebrations, you can also offer it at even the most elegant of indoor gatherings, such as wedding receptions.
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How To Create A Gourmet Hot Dog Bar

Posted on: 7 August 2018

Nothing says "summer barbecue" quite like having people over for some grilled hot dogs. And although you can use the traditional toppings of ketchup and mustard for your hot dogs, why not take things to the next level and turn your barbecue into a gourmet hot dog bar? Read on to learn more helpful tips.  Poppy Seed Hot Dog Buns If you really want to turn your hot dog bar into something that's next level, then make sure that you ditch the regular store-bought hot dog buns and replace them with some poppy seed hot dog buns.
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What Types Of Wood Should You Use For Smoking Meat?

Posted on: 20 March 2018

The process of smoking gives your meat a powerful flavor that no other method of cooking can provide. Part of the fun of smoking meat comes from experimenting with different types of wood and the different flavors those woods can provide. Sure, you're familiar with some of the most common choices, like hickory, mesquite, and apple wood. But have you thought about branching out to other types of wood? Take a look at some of the less common options that you should try.
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The Best Wines To Serve With Dessert

Posted on: 30 May 2017

When you want to finish a meal with something sweet, pull out the perfect bottle of wine to complement your dessert. Try a dessert wine that pairs well with your dish, and that will enhance and elevate the flavors of whatever you are serving. Talk with wine merchants or sommeliers for specific recommendations on brand and vintage. Some perfect pairings with your last-course or dessert are: Port. A glass of sweet port is the perfect way to finish a meal, and this rich, red wine from Portugal is best served cool, but not cold.
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