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Summer BBQ Essentials Checklist

posted on June 27th, 2017 by Leslie Thomas

Summer and grilling just go together. Spending quality time with friends and family over some delectable scratch-made BBQ with all the fixings is what this season is all about. But sometimes, playing BBQ party host to our friends and family memebers can be a bit stressful. Not to worry; we’re here to help so that you can relax a little. Because truly, that’s what summertime is all about…

Your Ultimate Summer BBQ Checklist:


Potato chips & French onion dip, tortilla chips & salsa/guacamole, carrots/celery & hummus, deviled eggs, cheese & charcuterie

For the Grill/Smoker:

Ribs, burgers, brats, hot dogs, bone-in chicken, steak, pork butt

(And don’t forget the BUNS!)


Cheese, lettuce, pickles, onion, tomato, peppers, avocado, etc.


BBQ sauce (homemade, or Bristol Farms’ own), ketchup, mustard, mayo, relish, specialty sauce(s)


Potato salad, cole slaw, pasta salad, baked beans, mixed fruit etc.


Apple pie, peach pie, berry trifle, brownies, The cookie


Beer, wine, liquor, mixers, sparkling water, & punch for the kiddos

Paper Goods:

Plates, napkins, utensils, cups, trash bags

***And of course, the ICE! (Or just have one of your friends scoop it on the way…because who really ever remembers the ice)

One comment on “Summer BBQ Essentials Checklist

  1. Jan Marino says:

    Hello do you sell Sabrett Hot Dogs? Thank you Jan Marino

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