Barbecue Grilling Mistakes to Avoid



Meat should be properly prepared prior to cooking it. You must never try to cook meat on a grill if it's still frozen, or even partly frozen. Thaw your meat by sitting it out around 12 to 24 hours before you plan on cooking it, or by thawing it inside a microwave.
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When meat is cooked, do not place it back in on the same plate you had it on while it was raw. This may cause the spread of several unwanted illnesses.

Cooking using charcoal lighter fluid can be good or bad. The lighter fluid would make the food you're cooking to taste different than using other types of grills. Alternatively, trying to not use lighter fluid may induce a lot of frustration because of the fact that charcoal can be hard if not impossible to light without using lighter fluid.

Never poke your meat when it's cooking. This will make the juice inside to leak out to the underside of the grill.  Not only would this make your food dry and unlikable in the end, but it also could possibly ruin your barbecue grill. At the least, it will create a buildup of unwanted grease and juices on your grill, which makes cleanup more difficult.

When the meat is on the grill, attempt not to open the lid to several times. Whenever you open the lid, you alter the temperature in the grill. The steady change in temperature and the air flow can cause your meat to dry up easily.

Keep in mind that the higher the heat isn't always the better. While it's ok to rapidly cook food, turning the heat up will only cause the meat to dry up and possibly burn.

While utilizing tin foil or aluminum foil would make cleaning easier, it will make your food to have more of a fried taste instead of a grilled taste.

Grave Mistakes

Do not, under any condition, leave a grill alone while it's in use. Grilling does have fire included, and accidents may occur. Fire scatters quickly, so being concerned of your grill might mean the difference between a small fire that's promptly extinguished, and a visit from the fire department.
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Never put a hot grill against a wall, even when the fire is already totally out. A hot grill may heat up an outside wall to the point of burning. Also, don't put the grill cover back on till you are sure that the grill is totally cool.
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You barbecue should be cleaned up after every use, no exceptions. Though no one likes cleaning the grill, it is necessary for the life and safety of your grill. If you leave your grill to sit dirty, not only are you causing a possible fire and health hazard, but you are ultimately making it more difficult on yourself when it the time comes to clean your grill.
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Be sure that your grill is fully cold prior to cleaning it. Spraying oil and cleaning agents on a hot surface might cause it to fire up. Be mindful, because the grill may seem cool, but might still be hot in a few areas. Nobody wants to sustain burns from portable gas grills.