It may be part of a man’s genetic makeup the desire to grill food on the open flame of a barbecue grill. Whether they prefer gas or charcoal the basics are the same. Even better than grilling for their family is hosting a party to show off their skills to friends. Hosting a Barbecue Party is the perfect opportunity to do so.
These days barbecuing is not limited to just hamburgers and hot dogs. Now there are recipes and tools for grilling everything from pizza to fruit kabobs. Your menu can be diverse and unusual to the basics.
If you are hosting a bbq party for children than you will want to get them as involved as possible. Younger children should probably not do the actual cooking but they can help with the preparation. Have an apron for each guest. They can help make vegetable or fruit kabobs by placing the items on wooden skewers. Or they can help prepare foil packets the can cook on the grill. Potatoes and green beans are great vegetables for this and bananas with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows make a great dessert.
If the party is for adults than feel free to go for something for the grown up palate such as salmon on a cedar plank. You can also make it a bring your own grilling party and let guests bring their favorites for the grill.
Here are a number of great BBQ party supplies available as well as the best in charcoal grills to really get your party heated up.