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Choosing the right Barbecue Grill

Choosing the right Barbecue Grill

With Winter becoming a distant memory in some parts of the US thoughts begin to turn toward summer and of course the barbecue. Many people will be looking at buying a new Barbecue or Grill and Lowes has a fantastic selection. Furthermore, you can save money on a new grill or Barbecue at Lowes with a Lowes Printable Coupon from We Are Coupons. But how you choose the best grill or barbecue for you?

Gas or Charcoal?

The two main choices when it comes to a barbecue are either a gas grill or or charcoal BBQ. There are a few pros and cons for each  so before you rush down to Lowes read on..


Good, old fashioned charcoal grills are the epitome of a BBQ and a charcoal barbecue has a very long history. Good cooked on a Charcoal grill tastes better, or so the experts say, and with the addition of woodchips you can create a wonderful smoky taste that cries out that the food was cooked over coals. In essence a charcoal grill is easy to use but it does take a little bit of practice. Getting the coals at the right temperature and knowing when to cook to make the most of the natural heat that can die down fast is vital. Charcoal grills are easy to store and many are easily portable, they can be challenging to clean though.

Making sure you have charcoal and fire lighters is essential and there is an art to lighting your fire. You need to be wary of young children playing nearby real fire and be aware of your surroundings as a spark could start a fire very quickly. The real downside to a charcoal grill is waiting for the fire to get to the right temperature. Overall, a charcoal grill is often cheaper than a gas gril.

Gas Grills

Using gas from a tank of from your home gas line, gas grills are very popular. Ease of use is perhaps the number one reason to choose a gas barbecue over a charcoal barbecue and you need only wait a minute or two the grill to get to the right temperature. Gas grills are often  bulking and not vert portable so if you want to bbq on the beach or when camping a charcoal grill may be a better choice.

There are many types of gas gill to choose from, some have multiple burners and warming trays that allow you to cook a variety of different foods at the same time. Lowes as a superb selection to choose from and you will be able to see what works best for you. The so-called BBQ Masters will tell you that food loses taste when cooked over gas, but the choice is really up to you. In a nutshell a gas grill is extremely convenient to use and easy to clean as well and is perfect for most families.

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