By Kristin Sidorov
Barbecuing is an essential summer ritual that sums up the very best in outdoor fun. But is it good for you, too? According to a recent study, barbecues are actually beneficial to our mental health. Great news, especially for attendees of the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Memphis.
According to a published report in Psychological Science, burgers, wings and other “comfort foods are associated with relationships and alleviate loneliness [in people with positive associations to relationships].” So grab those buns and jump in on the fun with our mood-lifting grilling recipes–you’ll be a happy, healthy barbecue pro come summertime.