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Fun Barbeque Aprons and Essentials for Outdoor Chefs
Fun Aprons, and Essential Grilling Accessories for Backyard Cooks
Spring has arrived, and summer isn't far behind, so . . . It's Barbecue time! Outdoor Chefs love fall because it's getting cooler, and it's a nice time to fire up the grill and have a backyard barbecue without grilling your skin, too.
In the south, we don't wait until fall to cook on the grill and throw a backyard party. Oh, no. We grill year round, and any excuse will do. In fact, we've even been known to smoke our Christmas turkey, and serve him with BBQ veggies. Really!
Volumes have been written about preparing a barbeque feast, and whole restaurant chains thrive serving this southern specialty.
Christmas will be here before you know it. There are some great gift ideas for Dad on this page.
Many guys pride themselves on their grilling equipment and accessories, and they never have enough BBQ Stuff. So, come - find something cool, and sing along with Rhett and Link's BBQ Song, too!
Are You an Outdoor Chef? - (a poll about outdoor cooking)
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Fun Gift Idea for Dad - Humorous BBQ Aprons
Barbecues are generally light-hearted affairs, and these aprons are just made for that type of occasion! Bet Dad would love one of them for Father's Day on June 16th.
Other superhero aprons available, too.
A Great Grill Chef Needs a Chef's Hat - And these chef's hats are fun to wear!
Even someone who has never worn one before - perhaps especially someone who's never had one before - will get a real kick out of having a real chef's hat to wear as they wield their spatula at the backyard grill.
noun - meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce
The Barbecue! Bible
A Fun BBQ Apron is a fun summertime or birthday gift for the guy who likes to grill.
Does Dad or Granddad like to cook out?
Then a fun barbeque apron or T-shirt, or some grilling tools or accessories would make a mighty fine gift any day of the year.
Another iddea that's great for Christmas, birthdays, Father's Day, or any day, is the Barabeque Bible, a classic/
Spellings for Grilling
Although my huge Webster's Dictionary gives the official spelling of the word as BARBECUE, the several speiings and/or abbreviations are all generally accepted in the south, where outdoor cooking is celebrated year round, and in countless restaurants devoted to the art of roasting all manner of meats, seafood, and vetegables on a metal frame over an open fire.
Accepted Spellings in the South
(And, of course, our friends
'down under' grill on the Barbie.)
Which way do YOU prefer to spell it?
Great Aprons for the Outdoor Chef
A fabulous outdoor cook deserves a great Grilling Apron to wear while the work their culinary magic, don't you agree?
There are some neat ones from the independent artists and desighers who showcase their work at on demand printer Zazzle.
Here's one that you can personalize with your special outdoor cook's name.
Rhett & Link's Barbeque Song - It's all BBQ Fun!
Here's a fun barbeque 'tour' of the south in song. Fun to watch and listen to, very cleverly done.
Q - What's the best day for a BBQ?
A - One that ends with the letter Y!
At Zazzle, you'll find a wide selection of custom barbeque invitations, for an array of occasions, from wedding rehearsal bbqs to birthday parties, to graduation and send-off barbeques. Here are some samples:
Save on Barbeque Accessories - at eBay
You never know what you may find on a given day on eBay! Is there something there today that's just what you've been looking for? Then hurry and bid, as auctions end on a constant basis. Get your bidding done in time!
Grilling and Smoking - Barbeque is usually Grilled, but some people call Smoking, too
I want some, don't you?
What is the difference between grilling and smoking? Here's a short and simple answer:
GRILLING: Food is grilled over direct heat from a wood or charcoal (or other) fire. The open-air surface on which the food rests is usually a series of parallel metal bars. Hence, the term, "grill." Outdoor grilling can be compared to the indoor technique of broiling. More tender cuts are best for grilling.
SMOKING: Smoking, on the other hand, uses a type of direct heat, and the food is enclosed or covered so that the smoke from the heat source below rises and envelopes the food as it cooks, resulting in a "smokey" flavor. This method takes quite a while longer than grilling, and so lends itsef to less tender cuts.
Essentials for the Outdoor Chef
And Cool Stuff for Your Backyard Barbeque
Barbecue Utensils for sale - on Amazon
A special outdoor chef deserves special outdoor cooking utensils. These special barbeque utensils and utensil sets are sure to build a fire under your favorite outdoor cook. He'll be ready to serve up his next scrumptious offering sooner than you ever thought he would!
Cooking Out - a Popular Pasttime
Here are hot dogs being grilled, as opposed to smoked.
Men like to barbecue.
Men will cook if danger is involved.
-- Rita Rudner
Interesting Pages About BBQ
- Barbecue Sauce Recipes: The 12 American barbecue sauce types
There are at least 12 distinct barbecue sauce styles: Kansas City, South Carolina Mustard, East Carolina Vinegar, Lexington Dip, Texas, Tennessee Whiskey, Alabama White Sauce, Louisiana Hot, Memphis Dry Rub, Fruit Sauce, Sweet Glaze, and Novelty Sauc
- 10 Fabulous Summer Backyard Barbecue Dessert Ideas
Fruity cool light desserts are what I usually think of when I think of summer desserts. Here are a few of my summer favorite dessert ideas for backyard barbecues, carry ins, cookouts, or just because
- BBQ Side Dishes: Hot Off the Grill Barbecue Ideas
if you like the taste of grilled food, here are a few ideas for tasty BBQ side dishes that you can create right on the grill . . .
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