BBQ Time!!!

With the gorgeous weather here in the Netherlands at the moment it is almost an obligation to entertain outside. Most people do it in their own backyards so if anything is missing then a simple trip to the kitchen solves the problem. In case you decide to go somewhere else, here is a list of the must have items…

Favorite BBQ foods and drinks

  • Burgers
  • Chicken breasts
  • Fish in foil
  • Corn on the cob
  • Hot dogs
  • Ribs
  • Steak
  • Sausages
  • Salads
  • Soft drinks
  • Beer
  • Water
  • Lemonade
  • Fruit punch
  • Sport drinks
  • Iced tea

For a Charcoal Grill

  • Charcoal
  • Lighter fluid
  • Matches or lighter
  • Spray bottle with water in it (to cool the flames)
  • Bag for ashes

For a Gas Grill

  • Propane tank
  • Propane tank reserve

Tools and other necessities

  • Long handled spatula
  • Long handled fork
  • Long handled basting brush
  • Long handled tongs
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Apron
  • Bowls for basting sauces
  • Aluminium foil
  • Plate, platter or container for uncooked food
  • Plate, platter or container for cooked food
  • Serving utensil for cooked food
  • Cooler
  • Ice or ice packs
  • Trash bags
  • Bottle opener
  • Moist towels
  • Kitchen paper
  • Paper tablecloth
  • Citronella candles (to keep the nasty mosquitoes away and give a nice sphere when the evening arrives)

Breads, Sauces and Condiments

  • French bread
  • Burger buns
  • Hot dog buns
  • BBQ sauce
  • Steak sauce
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • Butter
  • Cheddar cheese slices
  • Pickle slices
  • Lettuce
  • Onion slices
  • Tomato slices
  • Lemon and lime slices


  • Forks
  • Knives
  • Spoons
  • Plates
  • Cups
  • Napkins

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