What to Bring to A Cookout


Best foods to bring to a cookout


Hooray, it’s cookout season!


No doubt, you will be hosting or attending several cookouts with friends and family over the next few weeks. For most of us, that means weeks of eating delicious food outside while enjoying the sunny weather. So get ready to see and taste those meaty barbecues again!


Sure, it’s quite exciting to attend cookouts. But then you panic - what should I make? Barbecue is the easiest answer to this. Aside from this famous cookout food, we suggest that you keep scrolling down to find a collection of delicious food suggestions that are perfect for all your summer events.

Store-bought things to bring to a cookout

Whatever the occasion, a meal is always a great way to make friends and build relationships. Whether you’re throwing a last-minute get-together or just forgot about your friend’s cookout, we’ve got you covered with some extra last-minute food ideas:

  • Garlic Bread
  • Antipasto Platter
  • Strawberry shortcake
  • Gourmet nuts
  • Chips and dip


Don’t sweat it! These store-bought foods will let you step up your soiree game with ease so you can enjoy the party and catch up with old friends.


Best sides to take to a cookout


The weather is heating up, and picnics are on everyone’s agenda. But we’re here to tell you that cheese and crackers aren’t really a picnic. That’s why we’re taking a step away from the desk and bringing you ideas for side dishes that will be perfect for your next al-fresco meal.


  • Fresh Tomato, Cucumber & Feta Salad
  • Corn on the cob
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Potato Salad
  • Quick Pickled Radishes


These sides are the perfect addition to complete your summer picnic spread.


What to bring to a BBQ party

We've made a checklist of all the essentials you need to make your barbecue a success. From tableware to tools for the grill and food that's easy to prepare, here's what you need to make your next barbecue an even bigger hit than the last.


The Grill Checklist

  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Grill Fork
  • Grill Glove
  • Apron
  • Gas or Charcoal
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Oil
  • Towel


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