BBQ Time At Chateau Acosta

Giving "Burn Baby Burn" A New Meaning  

June 19th 2016 And We Were There

Mary and Fred invited us to their home for a bar-b-que on a nice (and hot) Saturday afternoon! Please enjoy the bar-b-que with special friends!


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June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Jan was there and she made some jalapeno surprises
(Fred told everyone they were horrible so he could eat them all)

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Time to start the BBQ!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
The fire is about ready!

Checking the heat level and getting a little visitor

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"It's ready!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Just teasing... Everything is under control!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Mary captures the moment!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
She needs to get a picture of Fred before his hair is singed!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Smile!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Fred changed into his BBQ costume

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
It smelled so very good!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Get ready... Here they come!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Fred is an expert at "Well Done"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Magnificent!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Mary captures the essence of the moment

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
His eye is on the plate!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Just inches away!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
All smiles!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Do you want to know how I bar-b-que when in the field?"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Yes... Beer is essential for field bar-b-ques!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Chocolate dipped strawberries! Nummy Nummy!

Did You Know?

• Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.

• The average strawberry has 200 seeds

• Strawberries are low fat, low calorie; high in vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, potassium

• Strawberries, as part of a 5 a day fruit & vegetable program, can help reduce the risk of cancer & heart attacks

• Americans eat 3.4 pounds of fresh strawberries each year plus another 1.8 pounds frozen per capita

• Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring

• There is a museum in Belgium just for strawberries

• Strawberries are a member of the rose family

• In medieval times, strawberries were served at important functions to bring peace & prosperity.

• Folk lore states that if you split a double strawberry in half and share it with the opposite sex, you'll soon fall in love

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Slurp... Chomp... Nibble...

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Sue has a front row seat!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"No Sweetie, I did not dip the strawberries in the chocolate!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Paul gets caught!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"They are so pretty!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Hey Mary... Do we have any bacon bits"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
No Fred, Tell me it ain't so!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Strawberries dipped in chocolate with bacon bites...

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
They look so good!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"It adds character to the strawberries and chocolate"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Jim seems to be enjoying the dining experience

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"OK... Just one more!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
David looks worried...

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Diane is taking it all in!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Only Diane can tear Fred away from his "Strawberries Alfredo"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"OK... I will try it..."

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
It was really good

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Sue tells a story...

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
We are inside where it is cool

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
Capture the evidence!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"OK... I will also try it!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Please do NOT tell anyone that I tried "Strawberries Alfredo"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
"Should I try it... After all, they are vegetarian bacon bits!"

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s
The Bar-B-Que bonnet looks good!

June 18th BBQ at Fred and Mary;s