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A Perfect Guide to BBQ

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BBQ is an exciting and interesting thing, which rounds up friends, family members, and colleagues. People can enjoy delicious food and sing songs together which brings more joy.

However, the more delicious the BBQ is, the more complex the preparations are. Here is a perfect guide to BBQ, which can help you to prepare a memorable BBQ party. Please collect it if you are willing to have a BBQ.

Preparation of BBQ’s tools

BBQ’s tools are grills, fuels, and other accessories, such as flamethrowers, grilling nets, and plates.

Selection of grills

there are two types of grills: charcoal grill and gas grill.

Charcoal grill

The charcoal grill is one of the most popular grills over the world. The surface of the meat can be heated into 482°C by the charcoal grill, which is hotter than by a standardized gas grill. It will make the meat more delicious and enjoyable.

Fresh meat, chicken, and fish always carry some bacteria. Under this temperature, the bacteria will be killed and the surfaces of steak and lamb can get crisp, while the meat inside still keeps tender and fresh.

charcoal briquettes

charcoal briquettes

Gas grill

The gas grill is more convenient and controllable in operation, which can heat into the required temperature within 10 to 15 minutes and keep at a stable temperature. It is easy to increase and decrease the temperature and it's relatively easy to clean up after using it.

Selection of fuels

There are also two types of fuels: solid fuel and gas.

Solid fuel is divided into several kinds: natural wood, wood charcoal, charcoal briquette, and pellet charcoal.

The most common solid fuel is charcoal briquette and the most common gas fuel is butane.

Charcoal briquette

It has a wide range of raw materials, which can be made of rice husk, cotton shell, corn cob, corn stalk, sorghum stalk, beanstalk and other wood scraps.

It has a large density, high calorific value and a long burning time, which is relatively harder to ignite (it is recommended to match with the ignition wax to ignite).

Gas fuel

It is easy to ignite and has less lampblack, but the taste of food heated by gas is worse than by charcoal.

Charcoal briquettes for BBQ

Charcoal briquettes for BBQ

Selection of BBQ’s accessories

It is particularly important to choose good barbecue accessories, such as flamethrower, clamps, etc.

Preparation of BBQ’s food

BBQ’s food should be selected according to personal preference. Generally speaking, staple foods are chicken wings, hot dogs, lamb, beef, squid, shrimp, corn, potatoes, green pepper, and so on, also some fruit, drinks, dessert, and snacks can be prepared.

Meat

The aroma of barbecue is often very appetizing. Meat is an essential choice in the barbecue. Which kind of meat is more suitable for grilling? Find out the answer!

Meat

Meat

Vegetables

Vegetables are necessary for a healthy barbecue experience, which contains a large number of vitamins and human body essential trace elements. And roasted vegetables taste delicious, which can neutralize the greasy meat.

Vegetables

Vegetables

Spices

The spices are the core of BBQ. The right seasoning can improve the taste of food, remove the greasy and fishy of meat.

Spices

Spices

Dessert

Sweetness is the ceremony of life. After experiencing the hot and tasteful staple food, enjoying the dessert can make people refreshed, and be full of vitality.

Dessert

Dessert

Preparation of BBQ games

Adding in some BBQ party games for adults can not only cheer up your guests but gives them something to do while waiting on the BBQ to finish up. Choosing the best BBQ party games depends on the interests of your guests. And there are some BBQ games recommended, hoping you can enjoy them.

Ladder Toss

You may have heard of this game before, perhaps by a different name such as hillbilly golf, ladder ball, ladder golf, or ball rope. To play, you’ll need a ladder with three tiers and three bolas (assuming you don’t want to play like the cowboys).

The top tier is worth three points, the second tier is two points, and the bottom tier is worth one point. Aim for the top, and try to rack up as many points as you can to win the game.

Ladder Toss

Ladder Toss

Lawn Darts

If you haven’t played lawn darts yet, then you need to try it the next BBQ time. This barbecue party game is similar to darts on the wall, but you can enjoy the fresh air in the backyard while playing.

To play this game, you need a set of target rings and grass darts. Put your target in the backyard, take the darts and aim! Oh, don't worry, these darts are very friendly to the yard.

Lawn Darts

Lawn Darts

Remember all the above steps and then enjoy your BBQ party!

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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