12 Grilling Mistakes To Avoid

12 Grilling Mistakes To Avoid

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Well, it’s time to review some grilling boo boo’s that many of us make, or have made in the past.  The purpose is to improve our finished product (steak, chicken, pork, veggies, etc.) not to shun those that have committed grilling mistakes.  Perhaps you’re new to grilling and need some friendly pointers.  I mean, after all, many faux pas (another word for ‘boo boos’) are made just because we are new and excited to get started grilling.

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let’s call ’em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I’m being unfair here. There are plenty of amazing backyard cooks who take a structured, scientific approach to good grilling and reap the flavorful rewards because of it, but there are just as many who think that all it takes to put together a successful backyard cookout is the ability to buy some steaks and light a fire.

I’ve been to enough cookouts in my time to recognize the warning signs of tough, sooty, or downright dangerous meat to come. Here are some of the most common mistakes beginning grillers make and how to avoid them.

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