Throwing BBQ's spending time with friends and family is always the best around great food.
Grilling is a simple way to prepare a whole meal, while being social entertaining your guests.
Everything from appetizers, grilled salads, meats, potatoes and even deserts can be prepared on the grill.
It is important read through these great grilling tips and tricks so you can conquer the barbecue.
Starting with seafood, the trick to preparing fish on the BBQ I find is by wrapping it in foil with herbs and spices and than grilling it for about 10 minutes.
Now this will change depending on the thickness of fish, so a good rule to go by is about 7 to 10 minutes for each inch.
Make sure your BBQ is at medium to medium low and to test if is finished, the fish should flake easily when pricked with a fork.
Shrimp is also delicious to prepare on the grill and shrimp cooks very fast.
The best way to prepare shrimp is by leaving the skins on.
This leaves them moist and delicious.
Cook shrimp on medium heat for about 5 to 6 minutes.
Chicken is another great meat to prepare on the bbq.
Boneless chicken breasts take about 5 to 7 minutes per side.
You know when the breast is done when it is firm and has nice grill marks on it.
Burgers are a summer favourite and take no time on the grill.
BBQ burgers for about 5 minutes per side on direct heat.
Sausages are another favourite and take about 5 to 10 minutes per side and remember to keep flipping them.
Sausages take a little longer to cook, so that is great to remember when preparing a dinner.
Meats are so simple to prepare on the grill, so are great appetizers and salads.
Lettuce is actually delicious lightly grilled than served with sliced almonds, mandarins, blue cheese and a balsamic vingarette.
All veggies are great on the grill and are amazing served grilled on a platter, added to salads or potatoes.
It is great to prepare potato salad on the grill.
Grill potatoes until soft along with garlic, onion and veggies.
Add to a dish, chop all of the ingredients to bowl.
Add pitted olives, capers, dill and light mayo.
Desert is becoming a favourite as well on the grill.
Grilling fresh peaches or pineapple is great served over vanilla ice cream or added to liquor.
Bananas are another favourite on the grill and only take 2 minutes per side.
They are also great topped with ice cream to create the perfect desert.
Try out some of these great grilling tips along with recipes to host the perfect outdoor party!