Hosting the perfect BBQ seems like it should be an easy feat—all you really need is a grill and some beers, right? Wrong. With the Fourth of July less than a week away, people all over the country are all beginning to internally panic as they realize they are ill-equipped to actually host the BBQ they thought would be "a fun, casual get-together," which has since snowballed into a much bigger affair.
You may need help planning your perfect summertime BBQ because A) you've never actually thrown a BBQ (grilling is no joke, and people expect grilled meats on national holidays, FYI) and/or B) you've just been too lazy to prepare or think about what you'll cook.
But look at it this way: Get this party under your belt and you'll be in the clear for the rest of the summer (until Labor Day, that is). If you're still in a bit of a panic, don't worry, we've got you covered.
Here are the 10 items you need to throw the perfect BBQ all summer long.