Yea, yea, I know all about the new fangled propane grills, and the electric type too. But if you’re like me, you favor using a good old-fashioned charcoal grill when you cook up barbecues at home. When my family and I get together at my parents’ house for summertime cook outs- and there are a lot of us to feed, trust me- we always use three or four charcoal grills. What can we say? We just like the taste that a charcoal grill gives to our barbecued chicken, hamburger patties, steaks, and hot dogs.
I’ve used the same Weber charcoal grill for several years now. There are secrets to keeping it in good shape. Plus, by keeping it clean and in good shape, the flavor of the food I barbecue on it tastes as delicious as ever.
The first thing I do after I use my grill, (and it has cooled down enough so the grate is just warm), is to remove both the top and bottom grates. Since I clean the grates after each and every use, they don’t get an accumulation of grease and goop on them. Therefore, cleaning them is a breeze.
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