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Step Out Of The Kitchen And Into The Backyard

We have your barbecue menu from start to finish

You can’t go wrong with barbecue, especially when you need a meal that’s quick, easy and delicious. Plus, the kids love eating outside, and you don’t have to worry about a mess. Below, find tips, tricks and recipes to help you make the most of grilling season.

Pick your main

A meat or fish dish and spices are all you need. If you’re making chicken or ribs, add a smoky flavour and aroma with grilling wood chips. Soak a handful in water for about 15 minutes and add to the grill a few minutes before putting on the meat.

Not up for smoky? Here are some other options:

Take a side

Think simple and scrumptious. Pick one or two of the following:

Drink to this!

Jazz up lemonade and/or margaritas with frosted-rim glasses. Here’s how:

  • Before filling the glasses, thoroughly chill them in the refrigerator.
  • Rub the rims with the cut side of a lime or lemon.
  • Dip the rims into a shallow dish of granulated or coloured sugar.

And for the finale...

Focus on fruit as a fresh accompaniment for barbecue fare. Some ideas: