Yesterday, May 16th was National Barbecue Day! This popular technique, also referred to as BBQ, involves cooking food over an open fire, making use of the low heat and smoke. The word “barbecue” can be used to describe the cooking method itself, the food being cooked, and the grill used, and even the outdoor social event where this cooking method is enjoyed. There are many unique styles of BBQ enjoyed all around the country. Celebrate the holiday with these backyard barbecue recipes from Food Network!