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6 Tips for Cooking the Perfect BBQ

You’ve purchased your BBQ grill from Brooksies Propane, your favorite BBQ store, and you've got all the cooking ingredients and gear you need to start cooking! But before you gear up your grill, it's important to follow a few steps to get the best results. Here are some tips that can help you get the best possible BBQ.

1. Get the Right BBQ Grill

When it comes to cooking BBQ, you don't want to use a standard grill. Brooksies Propane offers high-quality pellet grills to make BBQing perfect. A pellet grill guarantees a smoky flavor, which is essential for the meat in BBQ.

2. Add Your Preferred Pellets

Did you know that you can add different pellets to your pellet grill to change the flavor of your BBQ? You can use hickory, oak, cherry, apple, and other pellets that can add to your flavor.

3. Wait for the Right Time to Cook

As any BBQ store will tell you, it's essential to wait just the right amount of time before you begin to barbeque. Wait until the initial flames that start up on your grill die down before placing your meat on the grill. This will make sure that your meat cooks evenly and it's tender.

4. Make Sure the Temperature Is Right

Your grill must be warm enough to cook your meat without overcooking it. There’s a fine balance here, so hold your hand a few inches over the grill and see how long it takes to feel uncomfortable. You want at least four seconds for a medium and even heat level.

5. Marinate Your Meat Overnight

When cooking on a BBQ, marinate your meat and vegetables overnight for the best results. If you don’t marinate them long enough, the cooking will overwhelm your flavor. Before cooking, brush the foods every 10 minutes with marinade to keep them moist and soft.

6. Let Your Food Sit

Once the food is done, it'll need some time to settle. According to Grinning Cheek to Cheek, BBQ meat needs at least 30-60 minutes of rest. That time helps the flavor sizzle into the meat and produce a softer and more delicious meal everyone will love.

Now that you've read these tips, you're all set and ready to get started cooking your BBQ. For more information on your pellet grill, or for a professional opinion on the right pellet grill for you at our BBQ store, don't hesitate to reach out to us at Brooksies Propane today.

Posted 10/12