The Ultimate Grilling Guide: Perfect Your Prepping & Cooking

Think grilling is too much of a hassle? Think again. Here's your Ultimate Grilling Guide to show you the quick and easy steps to preparing mess-free, juicy and grill-marked food in the backyard.

Give It a Quick Brush

Clean the Grill

It's probably not what you want to read, but just take 5 minutes beforehand to clean the grill grates. Grab a grill brush and some water and give it a good scrub. Not only will your food taste amazing (and not pick up the lingering flavors of BBQs past), but your grill will heat up faster and cook food evenly.

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