How To Have The Best Memorial Day BBQ Ever

Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember those who have bravely served our country in the armed forces. For many, it also marks the unofficial start of summer, popularly celebrated by spending time with family, enjoying the outdoors, and—of course—having a barbecue. 

Celebrate the three day weekend with the perfect cookout. Whether you live in a big house with a big backyard, or in a modest apartment with minimal roof access, these five books will help you have the best Memorial Day BBQ ever.

BBQ: Healthy and Delicious Recipes from The Sneaky Chef

Who says healthy food can’t be delicious? This guide will show you how to serve and prepare mouthwatering barbecue classics that are low in calories, high in nutrients, and legitimately delicious. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day without ruining your diet. Trust us, you can enjoy barbecue and still be swimsuit-ready for summer! 

101 Things To Do With a BBQ

Backyard barbecue master Steve Tillet has compiled 101 of his favorite barbecue tips. They are perfect for grilling meat, preparing sides, or even making sauces and dry-rubs. This book is good to have on hand at any barbecue, because you’ll find useful information for every situation. What happens if the skin on your sausages begins to burn before they’re fully cooked? Don’t worry! There’s a tip for that.

140 of the Best Ever Meat & Fish Barbecue Recipes Revealed

Everyone agrees that food cooked on a barbecue is delicious. The heat that is produced from a traditional pit actually caramelizes the exterior of your food while cooking its center. If you’re running out of ideas for your Memorial Day barbecue, or if you want to find a new way to cook an old classic, then the this cookbook is the perfect place to start. There are more than 140 recipes from around the country, sure to satisfy your barbecuing needs.

BBQ Sauces, Rubs & Marinades For Dummies

Even if you’ve never cooked on an open grill before, you can become a barbecue master. This simple, step-by-step guide to making sauces, rubs, and marinades is the perfect place to start. You’ll learn everything you need to know to dig in, get your apron dirty, and start cooking up the most delicious barbecue you’ve ever tasted.

70 of the Best Ever Barbecue Vegetarian Recipes Revealed

Who says that barbecues are only for meat lovers? This book collects more than 70 of the best, non-meat barbecue recipes. It’s the perfect thing for inviting a vegetarian, a vegan, or anyone with a dietary restriction that prevents them from eating meat. Recipes include grilled beet burgers, roasted root vegetables, and more!

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