In the UK we love a good barbeque, having friends over with delicous food and drink – what could be better in the warmer weather? Below are some handy ideas on how you can save money and reduce BBQ waste.
Spice up your barbeque budget with these hot tips.
Many of us are now spending around £35 on food or drink for every barbeque we throw. Here are some top tips to use what you already have and help your money go further.
When the barbeque is over, don’t waste the leftover food – follow this advice to keep it fresher for longer.
Here are some helpful tips for reusing everyday objects to save money at your barbeques.
Try using a large muffin tin to hold sauces and sides at a barbeque. Not only is it much easier to transport, but it saves on washing up as well!
Old tin cans can be repurposed into laterns, by adding holes, decorating, popping in a T-light and hanging. They would be lovely for the later hours of a barbque. Here’s a helpful tutorial.
When setting up for a barbeque, why not try reusing terracotta pots as cutlery holders? They look really stylish, and by writing the labels with chalk you can rub off and use them again too!
If you have unwanted, large glass jars, then why not use them to store salad and other fresh food at you barbeque? They will keep it much fresher and also look very decorative!
For more barbeque ideas, check out our ‘BBQ ideas’ Pinterest board.