Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tips for safe grilling

Tips for Outdoor GrilingAs Memorial Day weekend approaches, we start to get ready for cooking food on our outdoor grill, enjoying the weather and spending time with friends and family. All this can be fun and games but certain grilling safety precautions are a must. Here are a few tips to help you get through the barbeque season.

Tip 1: Stay with your grill at all times. The gas grill most likely to catch fire is the unattended one. Running into the house just for one second to check the score of the game or even to grab something in the kitchen can be one second too late.

Tip 2: Keeping your grill clean is one of the obvious ways to avoid fire danger. After 20 or so cookouts, remove grates and heat tents from a cool grill, vacuum or brush out the inside of the grill, and remove any loose food residue … Read the rest