Buying and Maintaining Your Grill

Planning the perfect barbecue season is all about the choices you make. New homeowners and people just getting started often have questions like: What kind of grill should I buy? Should I use charcoal or gas? Do I want something that has more than one tier of grates? Do I want a side burner? The […]

The Sophisticated Garden Party

When the weather changes from cool and crisp to sunny and warm there’s no better way to savor it than to host a sophisticated garden party. A garden party is a fun and unique way to enjoy time with friends and family. We’ve gathered some valuable information to make your summer party the best on […]

Have a Splash of a Day!

Pool parties are one of the most fun party types. It doesn’t even need to be sweltering hot and sunny for you to organize a fun pool side party with family and friends. It just serves as the best reason to gather around the pool and have a blast! One of the absolute best themes […]

Tiki Theme Party Decorations

The spirit of the South Pacific could easily be in your home. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or New Years, with a few essential party supplies and decorations, you can easily create the perfect Tiki theme for a party. Tiki decorations are cheap, colorful, and fun—and can help you make your party a huge success. […]

Gas or Charcoal Grilling? The Grate Debate.

When it comes to grilling, there’s a “grate” debate: Gas or charcoal? The sides are pretty evenly divided, and in the end, only you can make the decision on what’s best for your taste buds, your lifestyle and your budget. But getting to that decision is a delicious exercise worth wading through. Gas grills start […]

Vegetarian Grilling Techniques

Vegetarian Grilling Techniques

Here’s a summertime grilling secret for you: vegetarians and vegans love grilling out just as much as meat lovers! The number of people choosing to lead a vegetarian lifestyle is increasing year after year. As a vegetarian myself, I’d like to share some of my most favorite recipes and ideas with you! Grilled Veggie Kabobs […]

Homemade Grilled Pizza: Recipes and Tips!

Planning the ultimate summertime barbecue party? Don’t forget the grilled pizza! Everyone loves pizza. Pizza with a nice crispy, chewy, smoky flavored crust wins even more rave reviews at barbecues than the usual burgers—we guarantee it! What is a Pizza Stone? A pizza stone is a heavy, flat, unglazed baking stone that helps evenly distribute […]

Some Friendly Competition…Tabletop Style

Everyone loves a little friendly competition. Tabletop games add hours of fun and competition to any barbeque. Some of our favorite childhood games can be customized for adults, while children can have fun with the games in their more traditional forms. Have fun and create your own rules! Some popular barbeque activities are horseshoes, bad […]

Tips and Tricks for a Fabulous Waterfront Cookout

A barbecue is one of the best summertime traditions for many Americans. There is nothing more American than burgers and hot dogs on the grill on a hot summertime afternoon. Having a barbecue on the waterfront is like a mini vacation, even if it’s just for one afternoon. Running your toes through the warm sand, […]

Outdoor Games

Must-Have Outdoor Games for Your Next Barbecue

  The smell of a bbq attracts friends and neighbors from several blocks away. Spring and summer provide the perfect weather for grilling and outdoor games. We’ve comprised a list of great outdoor games for your next backyard bbq. No matter what games you choose to include, the most important part is to have fun. […]