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5 Ways to Throw the Best Cook out

An article written by guest contributor, Brian Rees

Many people throw out parties once a month for various reasons to see their friends and relatives. Almost all people arrange at least one party every three months, whether it be a birthday party, feast, anniversary, etc. Many people are unsure how to run a great party in the home without spending too much money. Some have a misconception that parties can only be conducted in hotels or special halls. But, it is always better to conduct small parties in the home. There are few tips on how to arrange a good party and throw the best cookout for your guests.

Decorate the Home for the Cookout

Decorating the home for a party is the initial step. Focus on the theme of the party and try to hang up decorations reflecting it. Children’s birthdays and other celebrations can have rich colors for the decorations, whereas for adults, celebrations can be in lighter color decorations. Evening parties can be decorated with lighting, and daytime parties can focus on natural vegetation like flowers. The party area should be decided in advance before starting the decorations, as it will be the focal point of decorations.

Choose the Best Place for Cookout

Choosing the cookout location should be after careful consideration as it should serve the purpose of easy accessibility to other parts of the property, including the area dedicated for serving. The most obvious location is around the barbecue grill or outdoor kitchen, but other good places could be the decks of swimming pools or courtyardsas all of these can be used effectively with space, and guests can enjoy the evening.

Decide What to be Served

Perhaps most important, as ultimately the food will determine the satisfactory level of your guests. It is not always easy to fill everyone’s specific dietary needs; however, your best effort should always be given. List the total number of guests and try to know their preferences if possible. If you know vegetarians or vegans, try to pick up veggie friendly options to throw on the grill.

Arrange the area for the Cookout

When arranging the cookout area, the total number guests should be considered first. Set up the area with outdoor chairs and tables without making the area seem too crowded. Also, ensure enough supply of plates, bowls, forks, and knives. If required, separate areas can be arranged for children and adults. Also,music is a great way to create a welcoming ambiance for a cookout.The food should be properly arranged in a corner, to ensure free access for the guests.

Some Cooking Tips

When serving meat for a cookout, hamburgers and hot dogs are always safe choices. Both are popular and less expensive than other meats. No matter what you serve, it’s always important to remember to give your meat a good flavor.Also, arrange some side dishes for guests like potato salad, corn, coleslaw, and vegetables. Dessert can be anything from ice cream, cookies, pies, or cakes. Be sure to have plenty to drink! Water bottles, canned soda, and possibly alcohol, are great for the guests.

 

Author Bio

Brian Rees is a media relations representative for Dependable Glass. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, music, and spending time outside.

November Sales and Fall Cooking Class!

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As we start this holiday season, Galaxy Outdoor and it’s members welcome fall weather and an extra hour with the end of Daylight savings. We have many things in store as this year draws to a close, and we excited to share them with you such as our November sales.

This holiday season, Galaxy Outdoor is having one of it’s largest holiday sales with items up to 50% off! Save on all brands of spices, rubs, sauces, and grilling accessories. Brands such as Broil King, John HenryDizzy Pig and more are all available at extraordinary prices. Take advantage now for the perfect holiday gifts for you loved ones, or for Father’s day next year. You certainly don’t want to miss this opportunity.

At Galaxy Outdoor, we want to bring people together through food. The act of preparing meals and enjoying them with loved ones allows for people to connect. Allow us to help you make memories with your loved ones by providing you with everything you need. We aim only to provide our customers with only he best brands available, so  you will always see names you trust stocked in our store.

Galaxy’s Fall Cooking Class

BBQ Vegatables and MoreThis Saturday, Galaxy Outdoor will be holding an exclusive cooking class where you will learn to prepare a turkey and various sides. Cook with owner, Bruce Spangrud, while learning professional cooking techniques.  The class will be from 10am until 2pm. To sign up, please stop by our showroom or call to inquire. Classes are $49 a person, and will included a variety of food and beverages. We are looking forward to spending time preparing and learning with you!

As always, we always would like any opportunity to hear about your experience with us. If you have any comments or concerns, please feel free to call us or let us know on Yelp.