Fire up the grill for a backyard BBQ, and turn up the scrumptious with some tasty side dishes. If you bought that house in Austin or Houston, TX, where BBQ reigns, side dishes can add flare that shuts down the competition. Homeowners enjoying their Southern California homes have plenty of opportunities to have a blue-sky backyard BBQ, too. But, when it comes to this American outdoor tradition, you can live just about anywhere!
Side Dishes to Spice Up Your BBQ
Grilled Seasonal Veggies – If you want vegetables at your BBQ, get fresh from the local farmer’s market. This chart will show you what veggies are in season when.
Coleslaw – Who says slaw has to be made from the same old recipe? Have an adventure with your slaw with one of these intriguing recipes on The Kitchen website.
Corn & Squash Fritters – Bring sweet corn to the BBQ in a new way with a corn and squash fritter. The recipe includes avocado cream made with yogurt, lime juice and more.
Smoked Mac & Cheese – Mac and cheese always makes a delicious side dish. Pump up the flavor by creating smoked mac and cheese and you have perfection.
Fruit Kabobs – Dazzle your guests and thrill the taste buds with this showy but simple fruit kabob recipe.
Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches – Complete the meal with this incredible Graham Cracker Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches.