Outdoor Entertaining – Picnics, BBQ and Cocktails2019-04-14T13:39:46+00:00

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Welcome to Go Shindig! Your one-stop shop for all your bbq grilling equipment and outdoor picnic supplies. Our primary focus is to engage with you and share our expertise & knowledge. Our regular articles will support you in a successful outdoor shindig with your family and friends. Be it the classic alfresco summer picnic, grilling meats over hot coals or a simple trendy cocktail hit us up and we will gladly answer your questions. Send us an email with your own ideas – we love hearing from our readers.

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  • Does Charcoal Go Bad

Does Charcoal Go Bad? And What If It Gets Wet?

If you love grilling as much as we do, you probably look forward to that first cookout of the season. Uncovering the grill and checking your tools, you find the trusty bag of charcoal. But [...]

  • Butcher Paper vs Foil vs Parchment Paper

Butcher Paper vs Foil vs Parchment Paper

There are a lot of BBQ tools and accessories you can buy to make your grilling and meat smoking easier. But the most versatile and cost-effective tools may already be sitting in your kitchen cabinet. [...]

  • The Brisket Stall

Brisket Stall. When to Wrap Brisket & Cooking Time

Nothing says BBQ like a pile of thinly sliced or chopped beef brisket that’s been slowly cooked for hours on your backyard smoker. I’d say that most novice pitmasters dream of smoked brisket as they [...]

  • Best Electric Smoker

Best Electric Smoker 2019 [Buyers Guide & Reviews]

Looking for one of the fastest and easiest ways to bring out the delicious flavor of smoked food? Designed with your convenience in mind, electric smokers are quick and efficient. Cooking with an electric smoker is [...]

  • Best Grill Brands

Best Grill Brands – Buying the Right BBQ

I like to brag that I have the best job in the world. It is great fun to write about outdoor cooking and entertaining, and to answer questions from novice pitmasters. One question I’m frequently [...]

  • Best Natural Gas Grill

Best Natural Gas Grills 2019 [Reviews & Buyers Guide]

When I was a kid, natural gas grills were very expensive and only available for built-in BBQ stations. If you wanted a stationary, stand-alone appliance you had to choose between charcoal and propane. Luckily for [...]

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Smoking meats is a time-honored tradition, and whether you’re a novice or a pro, breaking out the old smoker is always a day of cooking fun

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Using a Grill Mat

Grill mats are fast becoming the must-have BBQ accessory and I can say that it is more than justifiable.

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The best portable BBQ grill is one that can easily be carry along with the other provisions you’ll be bringing to your outdoor shindig

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BBQ Cookbooks

Here is my opinion on the best BBQ, grilling and smoking cookbooks written by experts in the field of outdoor cooking

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Grilling Gift Ideas

A selection of the best BBQ gift ideas that will suit all budgets and every occasion.

Stay Safe with BBQ Gloves

When most people think of gloves it’s to keep their hand’s warm. Not so with BBQ gloves – they stop burns, cuts and germs

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Learn why you should use a marinade injector, what meats to inject and what flavors to use.

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Cleaning your Grill

Even though this happens to you every time you throw a BBQ party, it always comes as a shock – The grill grates need cleaning

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Grilling with Style

BBQ aprons – The ultimate style item for backyard grillers. We have the lowdown on all the best BBQ apron styles

Picnic Adventures

Picnic Packed and Ready!

Here you’ll find all the best picnic food ideas, picnic equipment, tips & tricks for a well planned event.

Select a picnic from around the world, choose a flag for a picnic idea relating to that country. Our aim is to inspire

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Up your picnic game with the best equipment. Start with reading our picnic classics, such as

before perusing the rest of our picnic supplies articles.

The most important part of any picnic is the food. Don’t be that guy with all the gear and no idea, read our picnic food articles to show off your entertaining skills to all your friends and family.

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