Barbecuing Tips

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    Charcoal is ready when mostly grey colored or if at night it's glowing red.

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    A good rule of thumb: The larger the meat is, the greater the distance from the coals.

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    Use a chimney to light your grill instead of lighter fluid. Lighter fluid affects flavor.

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    If you can't find beef rated USDA Prime, at least get the 2nd best option, USDA Choice.

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    Always make sure your grill is clean before you begin and after you finish.

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    Try wood chips soaked in Jack Daniels for a good smoky flavor.

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    When cooking larger pieces of meat over charcoal, put the coals on one side and the meat on the other.

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    Chicken needs to be rotated about every 4-6 minutes to cook well.

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    Push the coals closer together to make the grill hotter without using more coal.

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    Keep a water spray bottle nearby in case of flare ups.

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Barbecuing

Roasting, broiling, or grilling fine foods over live coals or an open fire

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