Southern BBQ: Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn
By throwing a Southern BBQ party you can treat your guests to one of the most iconic and recognizable backyard BBQ themes. Great barbecue flavors and comfort food is an excellent combination that is sure to please.
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Here at Superstar Cookout Menus, we believe the key to a fantastic cookout or barbecue is to have food choices that go well together and flavors that compliment each other. And what better way to ensure your cookout is a success than to use well-known, time-tested flavor profiles.
For our purposes, a “flavor profile” is the immediately identifiable combination of flavors that define a specific cuisine. It is how different regional ingredients are put together to create a unique and memorable dining experience.
For example, the idea of “Mexican food” conjures different food images and produces the anticipation of different flavors than if I say “Asian food” or “Cajun food”.
Ideally, creating the perfect cookout menu should be as simple as possible. To simplify the process, we create fictitious restaurants with flavor profiles famous the world over. As a result, each restaurant has a collection of recipes and food choices that makes creating the perfect cookout menu a snap.
Just put together a menu from the same flavor profile “restaurant”, and you are sure to have a memorable cookout or backyard BBQ that keeps your friends and family talking for weeks to come.
Is it time to throw a Southern BBQ party? Simply head to the Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn flavor profile. There you will find a collection of recipes chosen to transport you to the American South which is known for great food that never disappoints.
Flavor Profile: Classic American, Southern barbecue, Soul Food, Comfort Food
Inspiration: Southern charm and a whiff of hickory-smoke means your in for a comfort food treat. The south is known for a wide variety of BBQ flavors, generous portions and the enviable problem of not being able to pick your favorite BBQ style.
Think of casual eating establishments that have been around for years because of their great food. There is a reason these types of establishments have customers that come back for years, and your cookout guests are sure to enjoy these menu offerings as well.
My Take: A wide variety of barbecued meats (especially pork and chicken), multiple sauces and hearty portions of side dishes that stick to your ribs.
Maybe you need some inspiration to get the creative juices flowing for your Southern BBQ party.
Let’s check out what some pit-masters in the South have to say about BBQ.
Now we’ll go over to Alabama to see how they do barbecue.
You want to see another one? Let’s take a road-trip over to Tennessee.
OK, now that you are inspired, let’s talk about creating your very own Southern style menu you can cook anywhere.
We all have our favorite cuts of meat, pork and chicken. And we believe everyone should be free to pick their favorites when throwing a backyard cookout for friends and family. Therefore, we provide cooking instructions for a wide variety of meats… perfect for the grill. (*Indoor cooking instructions also provided*)
|Beef: Rib Eye Steak, N.Y. Strip Steak, Hanger Steak, Flat Iron Steak, Flank Steak & Skirt Steak||Pork: Pork Tenderloin, Pork Chops & Pork Ribs (Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs)||Chicken: Chicken Breast & Chicken Pieces (Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks)|
When you take your favorite cuts of beef, pork and chicken and add the flavors associated with Southern food… get ready for Southern BBQ praise.
Here is just ONE Southern inspired menu you can put together using Lou M. Penn’s Recipes and the Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn flavor profile.
The main event...
Biltmore-Style Rubbed & Grilled Rib Eye Steaks
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Sweet & Hot BBQ Sauce
BBQ Rubbed & Grilled Chicken Breasts with Alabama White BBQ Sauce
And on the side, your choice of…
Extra Cheesy Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Charleston Red Rice, Southern Slaw and Baked Beans
Remember, by using the recipes found in the Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn flavor profile, you can create this Southern influenced menu AND MANY MANY MORE.
Southern BBQ Recipes
Included in the Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn flavor profile you get all the recipes you need to create the perfect Southern BBQ party…
- 6 southern inspired spice mix recipes
- 5 southern inspired flavored butters
- 3 southern inspired brine and marinade recipes
- 5 southern inspired BBQ sauce recipes
- 2 southern inspired condiment recipes
- 9 southern inspired side dish recipes
Variety is the spice of life...
Varying the cuts of beef, pork and chicken and changing the combination of spice mixes, marinades, sauces and sides, you can create an endless amount of Southern flavored menus that put you at the top of your backyard BBQ game.
Here at Superstar Cookout Menus, we believe planning and preparation go a long way to throwing a backyard cookout that is both delicious and seemingly effortless to prepare.
This is why we have developed a step-by-step plan that leaves nothing to chance. To clarify, go through this slideshow to see how to plan the perfect Southern BBQ party.
We give you everything you need to plan your party, plan your menu and finalize your cookout plan. As a result, your backyard cookout is both crowd-pleasing and comes off without a hitch.
Just follow the step-by-step plan for a Southern BBQ:
- Choose the Southern Seasonin' BBQ Barn flavor profile
- Print and fill in the Cookout Party Planner
- Go over Sample Menus to get inspired
- Check out the recipes & print and fill in Menu Planners
- Use the Blank Recipe Template to add any family favorites with the same flavor profile
- Print and fill in the Menu Brainstormer with all the recipes you’ll need
- Create your Recipe Binder to put the recipes at your fingertips
- Print and fill in the Grocery List
- Print and fill in the Cookout Schedule so you know what to do and when to do it
- ENJOY your cookout and impress your friends and family