Eric made a calendar with fabulous photos of food for a project for school. I was the lucky winner of this fun calendar. For the month of May there is a photo of some barbecued ribs. The reason; May is Barbecue month!!
Here are a few facts about barbecue;
1. The most popular holidays for barbecuing, in order, July 4th (71%), Memorial Day (57%) and Labor Day (55%). (Memorial Day we barbecued delicious hamburgers)
2. The most popular foods for cooking on the grill, in order are, burgers (85%), steak (80%), hotdogs (79%), and chicken (73%).
3. The side dishes most commonly prepared on the grill, in order are, corn (41%) – I have never done corn, potatoes(41%), and other vegetables (32%)
4. The most popular flavors of barbecue sauce are hickory, followed by mesquite, honey and then spicy-hot.