Smoothies are a great way to beat the summer heat. Weblog The Kitchn recommends freezing your smoothie ingredients in individual serving bags to save you some time and ensure everything keeps properly.
There are lots of marinades you can use to enhace the flavour of your BBQ meats, but if you want them to come out tender rather than mushy, it’s best to go with salty over acidic (which is why you should skip bottled salad dressing).
There’s nothing like a BBQ in your backyard once summer rolls around — but it does get hot out there. To keep things cool, set up a DIY water misting rack on the cheap.