20 Hacks That Will Make Your Next BBQ The Best Ever!
From how to keep your condiments chilled and pest free to cooking corn on the cob in an ice cooler, you will want to know these "20 Hacks That Will Make Your Next BBQ The Best Ever!" Some of these hacks are sure to amaze you.
Seriously it's hard not to love all these barbecue hacks, they are some of the best ideas out there, and you are sure to use them more than once. For starters the best way to chill wine, is with frozen grapes. Many of you may be familiar with freezing grapes for a nice refreshing treat. But did you also know that you can use them to keep your wine chilled without watering it down? You may also put one or two frozen grapes in a glass of red wine that is at room temperature, and is a bit on the warm side. How many times have you gone into the fridge to gather up your greens for salad only to find them wilted and not useable any longer? With this easy to do tip you will be able to have your salad greens last for a week. All you do is drape a paper towel over the bowl of salad greens, then cover it with plastic wrap to keep the salad fresh for a week. The dry paper towel absorbs the moisture from the lettuce, which is one of the main reasons the lettuce wilts and turns soggy so quickly. It's also important to remember to get the lettuce as dry as possible before storing it in the first place.
Of course you everyone needs a couple of barbecue dessert tips for the grill. This tip is on how to make an amazing dessert recipe, that everyone is sure to love and they are called S'moreos. Recognize the name? Yes, they do have Oreos in them! This recipe is really easy, and it combines two of your favourite dessert recipes to create a recipe that is out of this world. All you have to do is twist open an Oreo cookie and put in melted chocolate and a roasted marshmallow, yum! Here is a great tip on how to light your barbecue with ease (a barbecue that uses charcoal briquettes). This helpful barbecue trick helps you start a fire quickly. You simply take a cardboard egg carton and places one charcoal briquette in each egg slot. This simple technique puts the kindling and coals closely together. You just want to be sure your carton is made from cardboard, and not styrofoam. You can make up several cartons and keep them on hand to take with you camping.
Here's another barbecue tip that you will love, it's all natural and is sure to come in handy. To keep away mosquitos from your barbecue use rosemary. Just throw a few sprigs of rosemary on your barbecue coals to add a nice flavor to your food. This method also creates a smell that mosquitos simply can't stand, this ensure that you will have a mosquito free barbecue. The rosemary really does smell nice so no worries that your guests won't like the smell, except for your pesky guests!
When you hear at the word barbecue it typically means either a cooking method or the cooking equipment used. The difference between barbecuing and grilling has to do mostly with the cooking times it takes and the types of heat used to cook the food. Grilling is most often done quickly over moderate to high direct heat with little smoke, while barbecuing is done more slowly over low indirect heat and the food is flavored by the smoking process. There are different barbecue sauces and ways of doing this depending on where you are in the world.
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