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Let's BBQ (and a recipe!)

I'm all about quick gifts...they're a must-have,
especially because I wait until the last minute
 OR simply forget until it's too late!

For my Top Dog Dies project today, I have an 
easy gift idea for the grillin' or BBQ lover
(another cool idea for Father's Day too!)

 I've paired up the Apron Card Die with the new "Adventure Collection" by
Authentique Paper.  

The 6X6 "Adventure" Paper Pad is really nice to have on hand when it comes
to cutting with the Apron Finishers Dies.

I also used the banner die from the Mason Jar Finisher Die Set
Above is a look at the card without the recipe tucked inside.

To your bottle of BBQ sauce, add a typed out or handwritten recipe to
the inside of the pocket.  I found this one on the Sweet Baby Ray's website:

1 bottle of Original Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
1 lb. of bacon slices (cut each slice in half)
1 can of chunk pineapple (drain juice completely)
1 box of wooden tooth picks
Wrap a piece of bacon around a pineapple chunk and secure it with a
 wooden toothpick. Place each appetizer in a shallow baking dish.
Brush each appetizer with SBR BBQ sauce. (Be generous!)
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until bacon is cooked completely.
Serve in baking dish if you wish. Serve warm, not hot.

Pair up the sauce with a nice set of grilling utensils, an apron or
add a gift card to their favorite outdoor's man shopping place!
**See more projects at Top Dog Dies Blog**


  1. What a super cool idea!! I love hoe it looks like the BBQ sauce is wearing an apron complete with hot pads for grilling!! Such cure work!! Thanks for sharing the recipe as well - trying it soon!! Have a most lovely day - I know seeing your projects every day adds to my days loveliness!! :)

  2. This is such a FUN idea, and you've executed it PERFECTLY, tfs!!

  3. Adorable! Yet another darling way to use this cute die! You are amazing to come up with all these clever uses! :)


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