Backyard Barbecue Basics BBQ Safety Tips

Backyard Barbecue Basic BBQ Safety Tips

Backyard Barbecue Basic BBQ Safety Tips

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When it comes to backyard barbecuing, what could be more fun than cooking up great tasting food on the BBQ in the presence of your family and friends? the first issue of course is finding the right location in the yard for the BBQ and barbecuing.


One of the favorite spot among true barbecue lovers is right in your very own backyard or outdoor kitchen area with their own brick layered barbecue pit. In reality , any outdoor area is a good potential location for a barbecue though truth be known, the best BBQ locations for a barbecue are the safest place one can find.

Choosing a location for your BBQ grill far enough away from trees, leaves, brush and dry overhanging branches. Please do not setup your gill in a high traffic area where a guest may accidentally brush up against the hot grill.

If barbecuing in any backyard, make sure that you area at-lease 5 to 10 feet away from any houses, structures or any material that could potentially ignite. Also, being sure your that BBQ grill is stable and far away from children or pets that may knock into it. It's always also a good idea to have an accessible water supply nearby such a garden hose or bucket.

If you rent  an apartment  with a balcony or rooftop access, be sure to talk with your building owner regarding specific restrictions and rules for BBQ-in. Generally, stick to charcoal and gas BBQ grills indoors or anywhere above the a first story building where it is prohibited you may want to consider using a BBQ electric grills instead for your barbecuing needs.

Another good location to barbecue is at a campsite. Camping site BBQ is such an exciting way to experience mother nature and barbecuing food over a campfire which is definitely one of those practical yet cozy things you can do. At a campsite be sure that you are this time least 15 feet away from your tent and other camping gears, as well has trees and branches.

always protect yourself by using the correct BBQ instruments such as oven mitts, thongs and a rigged spatula. Avoid wearing any loose garments while working near the BBQ grill.

Always leave the cover to any gas grill open when igniting the fire so the gas fumes do not build up under the cover. If the fire does not initially start right away, turn off the gas, leave the lid open and wait for at lest five minutes before trying again.

It is always a good idea to give the BBQ grill a checkup before firing it up for the first time of the season and always stash away your tanks outside in a upright position and in the shade where temperatures will never go over 125 degrees.

Of course, it's not just the enjoyment of being outdoors that can make your next barbecue fun and special. It's also in the food and barbecued dishes that you share with your family and friends. To make it all the more special, try a variety of BBQ rubs, marinades, salsas and BBQ sauce to enjoy the taste of barbecuing outdoors.

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