113. The Backyard Barbeque
The backyard barbeque is one of the great
traditions. The first day of summer is June
, and that date signals the start of the
grilling season. In places like Southern California, it
rains during the summer. Residents of this region
very little tropical conditions during this time. The
is dry, much like a desert. This means
is a good time to invite friends, neighbors,
, and co-workers to enjoy a summer feast.
vary greatly in type and size. Some people
the propane fueled grills, or a natural gas
, while others prefer the old-fashioned charcoal briquettes. Of
, there are still grillers who like natural wood-burning
Along with the food, grilling outdoors is a
setting. People get together to have beverages and
, and get caught up with the latest happenings.
's a great way to meet new people and
network with others while having a great time.
, many people bring their children along, and they
fun playing with each other.
The main attraction
is the food. Grillers love experimenting with new
and sauces to enhance the flavor of their
meats. Ribs and chicken are very popular menu
. People can cook just about anything on a
, such as warming tortillas, toasting bread, grilling onions,
, and fish. One of the best things about
backyard barbeque afternoon is the wonderful smell of
food that carries through the air.
especially true on holidays such as the Fourth
July, and Veterans Day, but celebrants do not
an excuse to grill outdoors. All they need
a grill, food, and good company to have