4 Tools For Having A Better Barbecue
Barbecuing without all the proper tools can be a bit frustrating sometimes. If you want to take barbecuing a bit more seriously for some good quality meat you will definitely need some BBQ essentials.
You will be much more confident in the backyard with less stress.
Here are 4 things that you will need!
Extra Long BBQ Tongs
Having a good barbecue tong is very essential for your safety while barbecuing, and is also very easy to use. You should find a solid rod with a shell-shaped beak.
No aluminium tong that bends easily and can rotate. You should easily be able to pick up a whole chicken without that the rod fails.
If you want to do it really well, you will need two tongs. One for raw meat and one for meat that has already been cooked. Keep in mind to keep these two apart.
Two good examples of some barbecue tongs are the Outdoorchef bbq tang quick lock, and the Grillpro grilltang XL.
Cleaning a barbecue grill is often being underestimated. The black carbon deposits on many grid are just charred food residues.
That’s one of the reasons why barbecuing seems to be unhealthy. A special cleaning brush for barbeques can be the perfect solution, so you will get rid of this black matter. A clean grill also has other advantages.
You will be able to carefully prepare pieces of meat and fish so it won’t stick firmly to your roster so it will remain intact. There are cleaning brushes in many different forms and shapes.
The most important thing about a cleaning bush is that it should be heat resistant and not too rigid.
Many times it is difficult to see if your meat is done. With a special thermometer you can tell easily if your meat is ready or not. This will overcome eating underdone or burnt meat.
Cheap thermometers can tell the temperature in 5 to 6 seconds, while good professional thermometers can state the temperature in less than a second. A good thermometer is the Thermapen mk3.
When you are done with your barbecue, you need to clear all the coals. These can be very hot and give you some painful burns.
The cheapest solution is a pair of sturdy leather work gloves, which protect you from the sparks of glowing coals. However, beware if you pick something wet.
The hot fluid may simply pass through your gloves. Good gloves that are resistant to very hot temperatures, are the Campinggaz premium barbecue gloves.