It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy.
The American cookout is in season, and savory staples like hot dogs, hamburgers and corn on the cob are roasting on grills across the country.
Between beers, burgers and potato salad, hosting a backyard barbecue can burn a hole straight through your wallet.
So how can you save money this summer? We consulted an expert.
5 Cheap Grilling Ideas for Summer
Mark Bittman, author of 20 books including “How to Grill Everything,” knows his way around a grill. The former New York Times columnist gave us some tips on how to break out the grill without breaking the bank.
1. Stick to the Basics When You Buy Grilling Accessories
Walk down any grilling aisle or peruse grilling goods online, and you’re bombarded with a trove of pricy accessories.
But Bittman said the only accessories you really need are