Food Ideas for a Backyard BBQ Bash

BBQ-Kit-N-KaboodleFood is the key ingredient for a BBQ themed party. For your menu, keep it simple with classic barbeque foods or ask guests to each bring their favorite cookout dish. Here are some of our favorite recipes.

Irene’s Barbecue Chicken

6-8 pieces of Chicken
12 oz. can of Coke
Kraft barbecue sauce (3/4 cup of an 18 oz. bottle)

Spray an electric skillet with Pam or use 2 tablespoons of oil to grease bottom of pan. Heat skillet to 375-400 degrees; put chicken pieces in skillet. Brown slightly for a bout 2 minutes; turn over and brown other side. Reduce the temperature; pour Coke and barbecue sauce over chicken. Cook for about one hour and 15 minutes, tuning occasionally.

The sauce remaining in the pan after chicken is removed can be served over rice.

Southern Styled Baked Corn

1 16oz. can Whole Kernel Corn
1 16oz. can Cream Style Corn
2 Eggs, beaten
1 8oz. pkg corn bread mix
1 cup Sour Cream
½ cup melted butter, cooled
Salt & Pepper to taste
Parmesan Cheese

Mix undrained whole kernel corn, cream corn, eggs, cornbread mix and sour cream in bowl; stir in butter. Add salt and pepper. Spoon into a 10 x 10 baking dish. Bake 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 15 minutes longer.

Serves 8-10

Bean Salad


2 cans French Style Green Beans
1 can Green Peas
1 can Red Kidney Beans
1 med Onion, chopped
1 2oz. jar Pimento, chopped
2 stalks Celery, chopped
½ cup Oil
½ cup Vinegar
½ cup Sugar

Salt & Pepper to taste

Kids will love these pig cupcakes! Simply bake cupcakes in your favorite flavor mix. Top them with strawberry icing or vanilla icing you’ve colored with red food coloring. Use candies such as chocolate chips, Hi-C slices, and licorice to create a pig face!

Serve all of your delicious food on our BBQ Tableware Ensemble!

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