Barbecues call for family and friends to gather in the backyard to eat, laugh, and catch up with one another. Although barbecues are a great American classic pass time, they can sometimes be dreading. Between cleaning up, preparing food and getting ready to host a gathering, we can use all the help we could get. Follow these barbecue hacks to ensure your next barbecue is a success.
1.) Ice Cube Burgers – Keep your burgers moist by adding a single ice cube inside the burger meat to grill your burgers to perfection. To keep the ice cube from melting before cooking, make sure to add the ice cube right before placing on the grill.
2.) Smoking Herbs – Not exactly what it sounds like! Add fresh rosemary over hot coals to add a unique flavor to your meats. Smoked rosemary also serves as a natural mosquito repellent.
3.) Cooler Heater – Use a separate cooler to keep your meats hot! Meats should be kept at least at 140 for safety reasons, but also nothing beats enjoying a hot, fresh meal!
4,) Black Eggs – Use an empty egg carton filled with charcoal to help you start your barbecue fire.
5.) Clean Your Grill – If you don’t have time to scrub your grill down, use a half sliced onion to wipe down your grill. The acidity of an onion and the ridges can loosen up caked on grime and will add a delicious flavor to your grilled foods.
6.) Write Orders with Ketchup – Write your order on the inside of your bun with ketchup so you make sure you get your burger done the right way! Your way!
7.) 6-pack – Use an empty six-pack beer carrier to carry condiments around. Not only will it organize your condiments, but also make it easier to carry them around.
8.) Double Your Fun – Using two skewers instead of one when cooking smaller foods will keep the food from rotating when it’s time to flip. It also ensures even cooking.
9.) Check Your Fuel – Heat water to a boil, tilt your propane tank to the side and pour lightly over the side. This will help you find your propane tank levels, where the tank stays cooler is how much propane you have left.
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