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  • Tracy Freese
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Minimalist Lifestyle - Summer BBQing

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Throw your minimalist backyard party with one of these made-for-summer barbecue menus. From a casual cookout of ribs or chicken to a luxurious grilled lobster meal, minimalists love spending time with loved ones. For the ultimate family barbecue experience, make sure your equipment is primed and ready for the season.

Experts say a good gas grill should last 10 to 20 years, depending on how often it’s used and how it’s taken care of. Usually the smaller parts of a gas barbecue grill go first, like the regulator and the starter. Then after about three to four years. Most of the main components such as the cooking grates, burners, heat trays despite being Stainless Steel begin to corrode and rust. This is caused by the chemical reaction that takes place with the grease and the metal.The good news is that this is all preventable with a maintenance package or annual cleanings from BBQ Restorations. Also, it's never too late to begin preventable maintenance cleanings and repair. Even if it's been forever since your last cleaning. Do not despair. We have the appropriate parts, tools and knowledge to get you on the right track fast.

Real barbecue, during which tough cuts of meat cooked long and slow until they fall into delicious tenderness, is a grand American tradition. So too is the BBQ party, a gathering in a backyard or a park or a beach (or a parking lot or a rooftop!) where food is cooked outside, shared, and eaten with good company in a most casual of fashions. A sample menu may include:

  • Grilled Beef
  • BBQ Beans
  • Salsa Fresco
  • Tossed Green Salad
  • Garlic Bread

If your gathering calls for something more luxurious or adventuresome, barbeque parties are certainly flexible! DIY luxury can be both cost-effective and a way to spend carefree time with loved ones. A possible menu may include:

  • Grilled Lobster
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Creamy Pasta Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Compote
  • Crusty Parmesan Bread
  • Tracy Freese
  • beautiful free experiencesminimalist food and beverageminimalist lifestyleminimalist living