Relish: ‘Ask Melissa’ – BBQ on a Budget

In the June issue of Relish Magazine (distributed in newspapers nationwide), the ‘Ask Melissa’ column features a reader question about barbecuing on a budget:  

“I love backyard barbecues, but having people over can get expensive. Any ideas to keep cookouts affordable?”

In her response, Melissa advises the reader to go ahead and embrace less-expensive cookout standbys like hotdogs and hamburgers, but to elevate them with some fun condiments.

Click ‘View Article’ to read Melissa’s easy tips for fancy-ing up store-bought ketchup and mayonnaise, plus a slow cooker relish recipe that will have your guests thinking you’ve been cooking all day!