Getting The Most From Your Gas Grill: 5 Elements That Make A Difference
Few things in life are as happy as digging our own backyard barbecue into burgers, ribsts and steaks. And while no one is a “perfect” grill, some barbecues are certainly superior to others. It depends on you your way of life and how much you can pay to get what you want.
What grill you are looking for depends on you. However, money doesn’t equal quality immediately. Take full account of these five elements from your gas grill before making your next purchase.
- Build: Why 304 Matters of Stainless Steel
Grills continue to be a common option for inox steel. Although customers prefer the stylus grill on the deck or the patio, grill technicians choose stylus, because it offers a protective surface layer of the stylus, which is resistant to environmental corrosion, and high-temperature oxidation.
- BTUs Matter: Fuel Efficiency?
The heat needed to increase the temperatures of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit is defined by BTUs or British thermal units. The more BTUs are, the better, is the conventional way of thinking. But BTUs have no relation to cooking efficiency, all about how much you refill your propane tank or gas bill size.
Of course bigger grills can burn more fuel and higher BTUs, but this does not necessarily translate into a hotter grill. The best grills allow you to cook with less BTUs faster, reducing up to 30 percent your gas consumption.
- Fridge barbecue
What gives you pleasure? Are you a straight-up burger griller or want to go for a mile with rotisseries, smoker boxes and cooking lights at night? You’ll be satisfied and cook the way you like to the best grill. A barbecue is a big purchase like a house or an automobile. Take the time to find out what’s important – and don’t matter – until you start purchasing a grill.
- Size: Size
When you stand in the shop, each bigger than the next, with its shiny barbecues, you’re quickly swept into the thriller “I need man’s greatest grill!” mania. Only step back. Take a step back. How long are you grilling and how often?
If you feed your neighbours and extended families daily, go for the monster grill, which will simultaneously cook 12 burgers. But if you, your condo and your cat are grilling the occasionally fillet of salmon, maybe you’ll be able to take a little barbecue.
Every bell and whistle may be on your grill, but if it’s no taste, you haven’t done any favour to yourself. Since you can not bring homemade grills and test them, research and reviews are required. Speak to friends and family, read third party magazines online, talk to dealers (not big businesses), then close your eyes and pick them. Kidding. Kidding. Kidding. Consider all the previous functionality, reduce your options and ask more questions. Then continue your shopping.
The first tall, thick, juicy burger you get off the grill is your reward. Take advantage of it!
Very few people know more than Rob Schwing about grilling. Rob has a life-long passion for good food , good company and upscale outdoor life at SABER Grills and is an author of Casual Living’s “Ask The Grill Man” column. As vice president for marketing , product growth, customer & guarantee services, e-commerce and business development, Rob led Char-Broil and SABER.