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Backyard BBQ
Vol. 11 No. 7

Fabrique Délices makes an extraordinary line of artisan charcuterie, such as pâtés and sausages, including the Saucisse de Toulouse, above, which will take your "hot dogs" to a whole new level of taste.

The traditional hamburger gets taken up a notch with Just Jan's Balsamic Onion, above, part of a line of savory spreads.

Brown Dog Mustard offers recipes for Tri-Tip Two Ways, one made with their Dijon Horseradish Mustard and one with their Balsamic Sweet Mustard, above. Pair it with Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Salad, made with their California Dijon Mustard with French Herbs.

A meaty grilled portobello mushroom makes a delicious "burger" and Mendocino Mustard is the perfect condiment in Portobello Bacon Cheeseburger with Seeds & Suds Mayo, above. Use leaves of Non-GMO Certified Pete's Living Greens Living Butter Lettuce.

Sartain's Menu The Sauce provides an extra taste kick to Barbecued Oysters, above.

One of Sonoma Brinery's line of handmade fresh pickles and sauerkraut makes this sandwich outstanding: Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Outrageous Bread & Butter Pickles, above.

Sprinkled with Earl's Gone Wild Cal-Spice Seasoning, and then topped with Earl's Gone Wild's California Barbecue Sauce, Salmon on the Barbecue is a sure fire hit. Follow Earle's directions to grill the salmon perfectly.

To keep your strength up while you're doing all that grilling, Pacific Pickle Works suggests an Antipasto Tray with their all-natural, hand-crafted pickles, (left to right): Fenn Shui, Carriots of Fire, Unbeetables, Brussizzle Sprouts, and Asparagusto.

Vegans can enjoy a tasty item from the grill too: Barbecued Grilled Tofu, above, seasoned with Earl's Gone Wild's Cal-Spice Seasoning and California Barbecue Sauce.

Getting the heat in a cocktail consistently just right is easy with Caged Heat Cocktail Syrup from NickelDimeSyrups. For example, Desert Heat Cocktail, the Spicy Margarita, above.

There's ordinary lemonade, and then there's Vanilla Bean Mint Lemonade made with simple syrups by Sonoma Syrup Co..

Cole slaw is a staple at barebecues, but the Asian Cole Slaw appeals to the eye as well as the palette, using La Tourangelle Artisan Oils's Sesame Oil and Peanut Oil in the dressing.

Colorful and nutritious, Wild Rice Salad with Nectarines, Peaches and Mint , above, takes advantage of luscious summer fruits. Fully Cooked Wild Rice from Fall River Wild Rice means you don't even need to turn on the stove!

So many good things go into Rice Salad with Spinach, Feta and Peanuts, above, and it's important to start with premium Rue & Forsman Long Grain White (or Brown) Rice.

These Jalapeño Poppers, above, made with Cowboy BBQ Sweet & Spicy Jalapeño Relish will wake up your taste buds!

Mini Cheeseburger Bites, above, from The Perfect Bite can bring the flavors of grilling without the actual grilling. These tasty morsels go straight from freezer to oven to enjoying.

While the grill is fired up, add Grilled Onions, above, topped with Sartain's Menu The Sauce. They're the perfect side dish to accompany any grilled foods.

For the perfect barbecue appetizer or main course, offer Almond Sesame Sauce or Peanut Sesame Sauce from Zena's SASS to dip Chicken Satay.

For an ethnic variation on your bbq, beef and lamb combine in Mini Kebabs with Hummus and Tahini Sauce, a recipe from Yamba Hummus.

Wild Planet is so tasty that it doesn't need a lot of other ingredients, but the kick from sriracha is a tasty touch: Wild Planet Tuna Sriracha Burger, above.

For the best S'mores you've ever tasted, use these gourmet ingredients:
Endorfin Foods Dark Mylk Organic Chocolate
Kara's Cupcakes Handmade Marshmallows
On homemade Graham Crackers, made with Giusto's Specialty Foods flour.

For over a century C. J. Olson Cherries' historic family-owned farm in Sunnyvale, California has grown and harvested Bing cherries. Buy at their farm stand or online to make Deborah Olson’s Cherry Pie. Serve with Jeremiah's Pick Coffee Organic or Single Origin Coffee.

Not just for kids! Everyone will enjoy Fruit Popsicles, above, made with Wallaby Organics Greek Yogurt and summer fruits.

Our Sonoma County Gravensteins are wonderful pie (and eating) apples. Wherever you live, there's a local apple just perfect for Apple Pie, made with Giusto's Specialty Foods flour.

Meyenberg Goat Milk Products make it easier for lactose-intolerant folks to enjoy desserts like Strawberry Goat Cream Cheese Pie, above.

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