BBQ and Beer

How to Pair Your Favorite Beer and BBQ

How to Pair Your Favorite Beer and BBQ

Beer and BBQ go together like apple pie and vanilla ice cream. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing better than satisfying your hungry belly with some delicious BBQ and washing it down with an ice-cold beer. Though there are many other refreshing beverage options you could enjoy with your meal, there’s something about the right beer with BBQ that can truly elevate the entire experience. That’s why we created a list of some of the best beers to pair with BBQ dishes and how the distinctive flavors work together to create something truly special.

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Make Your Poolside BBQ Even Better with These 5 Ideas

Make Your Poolside BBQ Even Better with These 5 Ideas

Summers in Maryland are sure to be hot and humid, so a poolside BBQ is the perfect way to spend quality time with friends and family while you beat the heat. Are you looking for a few ways to elevate your summer gatherings this season? Keep reading to learn five easy ideas for improving your next poolside BBQ.

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BBQing + Boating = Maryland Summer Fun

BBQing + Boating = Maryland Summer Fun

Maryland summers are dreamy. After a long, cold winter, you can finally peel off the winter woolens and bare your skin in the warm sunlight. Summers scream of BBQing and boating (each of these on its own is a treat!), and combining both is the ultimate in summer fun. Want to know how to get the best of BBQ and boating in Maryland? We’ll show you.

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The Ultimate BBQ Party Playlists that Will Scream Summer Fun

The Ultimate BBQ Party Playlists that Will Scream Summer Fun

Summer is the perfect time to gather outdoors, enjoy balmy temperatures, and socialize with family and friends. While you don’t need a reason to congregate poolside or in a local park, it’s always a good idea to have a meal on hand to keep your guests happy and satisfied, and a BBQ party provides the perfect reason to get together. Maybe you love to play grill master, or perhaps you’d rather have your event catered so you’re free to mingle with guests. Either way, there’s still one thing missing: entertainment. Instead of shelling out for a local band or DJ, simply throw together your own playlist of the perfect summer party hits. What should you add to ensure dancing, sing-alongs, and plenty of fun?

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Tasty Toppings to Try for Barbecue Classics

Tasty Toppings to Try for Barbecue Classics

Let’s be honest – barbecued meats are pretty much perfect just as they are. But that doesn’t mean you should deny yourself the flavor explosions that happen when you pair the exact right toppings with barbecue classics. From burgers and ribs to wings and pulled pork, your favorites are made more delicious with tasty toppings. Whether you prefer to play it safe with pickles on your chicken sandwich or you want to live it up by smothering your burger in bacon jam and topping it with peppery arugula, there’s really no wrong way to reinvent your barbecue faves – especially with help from the barbecue masters at Chad’s. Here are just a few tasty toppings that could end up on your must-have list the next time you fire up the grill and pour on that sweet, saucy nectar.

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Chad’s Family Meals for Busy Weeknights

Chad's Family Meals for Busy Weeknights

You know that sharing family meals is important, but you may not realize just how valuable mealtime really is. The Family Dinner Project reports that frequently eating together benefits your children socially, emotionally, physically, and academically. That’s quite a good meal! Nevertheless, if you’re like most families today, finding the time to enjoy a delicious meal together isn’t always easy. Fortunately, food doesn’t have to be “homemade” for your crew to reap the benefits of family dinners. Picking up dinner from Chad’s is the perfect solution. Mom and dad don’t have to worry about getting food on the table after work, and everyone will feel more relaxed when they pull up a chair and dig into the best BBQ in Maryland. Ordering one of Chad’s Family Meals is a great way to reduce stress and increase mealtime fun any day of the week.

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Bonfire, Beer & BBQ – A Perfect Fall Trio

Bonfire, Beer & BBQ - A Perfect Fall Trio

Just as the pumpkin spice latte folk get crazy about fall, we do too – but for very different reasons. It’s not the pumpkin spice that gets us excited. Fall brings the perfect weather for a bonfire, beer, and BBQ. Although we do these all year long, fall just has a different feel to it. Maybe it’s the crispness in the air. Maybe it’s that we aren’t dying of heat next to the fire. Or maybe it’s enjoying craft beer and BBQ without all the mosquitos. Whatever it is, it is our perfect fall trio. So, let’s talk about how to bring it to the next level.

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American Craft Beer Week 2020

American Craft Beer Week 2020

American Craft Beer Week is officially May 11th to May 17th. It was created to support and recognize the small, independent breweries. It first started in May 2006. However, the history of beer in America goes back to December 1829 with the first craft brewery opening in Pennsylvania. Can you take a guess what beer that was? D.G. Yuengling & Son. Maryland’s first brewery, Oliver Brewing, didn’t open until 1993! But we caught up fast. While this isn’t an exhaustive list, here are some brews and breweries we recommend you check out.

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Top 5 Flavorful Menu Items of the Day

Top 5 Flavorful Menu Items of the Day

We all have days when we’re too busy to cook dinner for the whole family. That’s when Chad’s BBQ comes in to save the day. We’ve been cooking up quality smoked meat since 2013 and our BBQ restaurant stands out as one of the best. That’s because we make every one of our menu items from scratch. Not to mention, we slowly smoke all the meats and create unique spice rubs in house. So, just give us a call and we’ll put together a family-style meal that’s packed with smoked flavor and ready to serve.

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How to Create the Ultimate Grilled Cheese

How to Create the Ultimate Grilled Cheese

As if cheese, in general, could become any more enjoyable, there’s always room to take it up a notch. We’re talking Grilled Cheese to be exact. Not to be confused with your standard hot and melty grilled cheese sandwich. Nope. We can do better than that. Of course, not just any type of cheese will do. After all, we have high expectations for all of our meals, not just BBQ. Below are a few tips on how to create the ultimate grilled cheese using the best ingredients. 

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