What should you absolutely remember to serve at a barbecue?!

Question: What should you absolutely remember to serve at a barbecue!?
This summer, I'm planning to host a barbecue at the lake for four of my friends!. What are some foods/implements I should not neglect to have by any means!? (Note: Only burgers and hot dogs will be served, not steaks!.)Www@FoodAQ@Com

two words for you: potato salad!.!.!.
can be made well in advance and is oh so yummy!.

oh and make sure you bring a decent selection of sauces!. nobody likes a dry dog!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Potato salad, baked beans, and coleslaw!. These three are a must at any BBQ!.
After eating lunch you could also have marshmallows, chocolate bars, and graham crackers handy for smores!. But don't forget some skewers for the marshmallows, otherwise you will be hunting around the lake for sticks to use instead!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

burgers & hot dogs need - buns, cheese, katsup (sp), mustard, & plates!. Added bonuses would be relish, pickles, napkins, & soda or iced tea (if you get 2 liters don't 4get the cups)!. Are you having chips for a side!? If not make a potato or macarnoi salad & be sure to bring forks!. All of this will require a small cooler & ice

Have fun :0)Www@FoodAQ@Com

Cheese for the burgers, all the additions like pickles and onions etc!., some sort of fruit salad, mixed drink makins, potato salad preferably homemade, chips!.!.!.maybe a few snacky things like veggies with dip, chicken wings or buffalo wings whatever they're called!.!.!.don't really need too too much since it's just 5 of you!. Have fun too, lake barbecues are awwwesssommmeeee!!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Fruit Salad (hollow out 1/2 watermelon, and fill it back up with the cut-up fruit) !.!.!.!. Coleslaw (get a little storebought, and mix it with a bag or 2 of shredded cabbage, with 1-2 TB!. horseradish & some dried dillweed - dry roasted peanuts are a nice touch too) !.!.!.!.!. Bean Salad (stay fresh on a buffet table, outside for a long time - just open cans of cut green beans, kidney, garbanzo, wax beans with some sliced onions & Balsamic vignarette dressing) !.!.!.!.!. Potato Salad !.!.!. different kinds of buns (like onion or Kaiser rolls) !.!.!. several different kinds of mustard, BBQ sauce, etc !.!.!.!. Relish Platter (pickles, olives, onions, peppercinis) !.!.!.!.!. Do-it-Yourself Sundaes for dessertWww@FoodAQ@Com

Do you have a way of keeping things cold!? That makes a big difference!. Potato Salad, deviled eggs and baked beans always seem to be popular at the cookouts I've attended!. My biggest pet peave is when people don't have a variety of choices to drink, or run out of for that matter!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

cheese (shredded - hotdogs!.!.!.!.!. sliced- burgers)
mayonaise (miracle whip)
pickle relish
chips of all sorts
pork n' beans
hamburger and hot dog buns
fruit (honey dew, cantelope, watermelon)

have funWww@FoodAQ@Com

condiments for the burgers and hotdogs, potato salad, maccaroni salad, coleslaw, chips, dips, veggies!. lots of snack/finger foods usually work best!. things that people can eat easily always work better! good luck!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Condiments: ketchup, mustard, mayo, miracle whip, lettuce, cheese, grilled onions, BBQ sauce, tomatoes!.

Do not forget to bring a spatula and tongs and serving spoons/forks!. Paper plates and cups too!. Napkins!Www@FoodAQ@Com

DESSERT!!!!! A big dirt cake would be fun or a chocolate eclair cake!. Both are rich and yummy, but easy to make!. Recipes are easy to find at Allrecipes!.
Other than that- salads, buns, condiments and beverages od choice!.
Have fun!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Lots of iced tea, lemonade, and water! Its going to be hot!.
also, watermelon or other fruits are always good!.

Plenty of ice, condiments, garbage bags, don't use paper products, get plastic/melamine plates and such a walmart or the dollar store and wash them at home!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

mustard, ketchup, mayo, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese!. also, non-alcoholic beverages for those who don't or can't drink alcohol!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Fruits like watermelon!. lots of tomatoes ,celery,lettuce ,onions,pickles,catsup!.mustard,salt & pepper!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Proper fuel for the grill (absolute must),
Potato salad or Macaroni salad, some
type of chips and dip!. Lots of cold
refreshments to drink!.Www@FoodAQ@Com


Beer!. Lots of beer!. And either potato salad or baked beans on the grill!. Whatever your preference is!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Definitely napkins!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Never forget the Chips , they go with both hot dogs and hamburgers!.
Have fun!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Watermelon, kraut for the dogs and the champagne of beers!Www@FoodAQ@Com

potato salad, bake beans, lemonadeWww@FoodAQ@Com

cheese, veggies and all the condiments you could possible need!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Potato salad, baked beans!.!.and everyone loves desserts!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Corn on the cobb and baked potatos some cold salad!.!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Baked beans and potato salad!. I'm from Texas and that's a must around here!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

potato salad is an absolute must!.Www@FoodAQ@Com


A chair for sleepingWww@FoodAQ@Com

im not to sure about the food but i can say dont forget the ALCOHOL!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

corn on the cob, some cold salads or fruitWww@FoodAQ@Com

I don't know if you will consider this a must, but i'm still going to give you this idea!.
We have forgoten to have a salad with our food, no matter what we are going to eat!.
So i will recomend you to have a fresh green salad with some dressing, i would appreciate to have some of it before a big burger!.
And you can have some vegetables for your guest to add to their burger or hot dog by themselfs!. It could be letucce and avocado slices!. For example, in Mexico we use to add some slices of tomato, onion and of course chilitos to the hotdogs!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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