The time has come, Tailgating season is here! A time where beer, barbecue, and sports are the main components of maintaining sanity. Considering throwing a tailgate? Making a list of the most important essentials are a must, but the food is the most important. Lets face it, the better the food the more people will rave over how fun your tailgate was. It’s all about making people happy starting with your stomachs. Then bring on the beer and get in the sports spirit. Of course, barbecue is the always the go to move. Whether you’re tailgating for the big football game, in the lot of the Dodger stadium, or even participating in the traditions of college football pre gaming, we’re sharing five of the best tailgating foods to barbecue. Scroll through and take note! You’re going to want these for your ultimate tailgate.
Linguica Sausage: These are the perfect appetizers for your party people, especially if you have a lot of younger kids. Waiting for the meat to be done seems like a lifetime. Keep your guests happy with quick and easy barbecue linguica sausage. Slicing them into pieces, wrap them in a tortilla and use a toothpick to hold them together. This makes them easy to serve, grab, and eat.
Vegetable Kabobs: Who says veggies have to be boring? Throw some mushrooms, bell peppers; zucchini and asparagus on a skewer on begin grilling. Sautéing them with a balsamic vinegar and honey will make taste buds go wild to complement your meat.
Garlic Bread: Buy a few loafs of bread from the grocery store, cut them in half, spread the inside face with butter and sprinkle some garlic on. Throw the garlic bread on the grill for a few minutes so it turns crunchy. After, put the bread back together and start slicing it.
Grilled Corn: Everyone loves a great corn on the cob. Buy fresh corn, grill them with the husks on, then take the husks off and grill them again. Set out sides for the corn like butter, hot sauce, cilantro, and Parmesan. Trust us, they wont be able to refuse. Be sure you get a large bulk of corn, they’ll go quickly
Barbecue chicken and tri-tip: The meat is the most important component of a tailgate. At least it is to us. Be sure you always have more meat. It’s better to have extra than to run out. For all the carnivore lovers, chicken and tri-tip are some of the best. Barbecue the chicken with some Susie Q or salt and paper. As for the Tri-tip, marinate it in soy sauce and lemon over night. By the morning, your meat will be tailgate ready for you to throw on the grill.
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