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Celebrate National Barbecue Month!

There’s nothing quite like the irresistible scent of barbecue cooking over a campfire or grill. And since May is National Barbecue Month, it’s a great time to try some new mouthwatering recipes on your next camping trip. So we found a few food bloggers that generously agreed to share their favorite barbecue recipes with you:

bbq Chicken

Grilled Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken in Foil

Recipes that are cooked in foil are a staple for campers because they’re so easy to prepare – and easy to clean up! Alyssa of Therecipecritic.com shared this tasty recipe that has an island-inspired twist. As she says on her blog, “Grilled Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken in Foil has the most amazing sweet and tangy pineapple barbecue sauce!  It grills to perfection with sweet pineapple and delicious summer veggies!” 

 

 

Bacon BBQ Chicken Bombsbacon chicken bombsHow could you go wrong when you combine bacon, BBQ sauce and chicken then add a few jalapenos for a little extra heat? Check out this zesty recipe from Dan at Cakescottage.com.

 

Steak Kabob

 

 

 

 

Steak Kabobs
A barbecue recipe doesn’t have to include BBQ sauce to be delicious. On her blog Justapinch.com , Aurora McBee shares a favorite summer recipe  that makes it easy for you to get your veggies, too!

Baked Beans

 

Skillet Barbecue & Bacon Baked Beans 
Naturally, you’ll need side dishes for your barbecue, and what could be better than baked beans? Jamie Sanders, who writes the blog Scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com, calls her recipe  “The Best Skillet Barbecue and Bacon Baked Beans Recipe Ever!“ This dish is great for camping because you can make it in a cast iron skillet or Dutch oven.

 

 

 

bbq apple crispBarbecued Apple Crisp
While it may be hard to save room for dessert after all of that delicious barbecue, this recipe just might change your mind. It’s a sweet take on foil packet cooking courtesy of Jacqueline at the blog Cookingwithjax.com . Enjoy!