Home Add to Favorite Contact Submit  
             20 May, 2018

Category:  Articles » Food & Drinks » Cooking Tips


Choosing a Charcoal BBQ

         Views: 1834
2008-11-06 07:26:36     
Article by Shaun Lawton

Once you've decided to own your own BBQ grill the first thing you would do is check out the different kinds of BBQ available and check out the pros and cons of each. When you finally decide that a charcoal BBQ is the perfect one for you, you then find out that there are different kinds of charcoal BBQ too, and again each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. So you have to find the right one that suits your purpose. Please understand that in some countries, the word "grill" is used instead of BBQ. The word BBQ (or Barbecue, Barbeque, Braai, Bar-B-Q, etc) has many meanings all over the world... generally, however, BBQ means the EVENT, the EQUIPMENT, the FOOD, the act of BBQ'ing... etc. So - it's a pretty 'multi-talented' word.

If you travel a lot and the places you visit often are the kind where you can use your charcoal BBQ, then you need to look at charcoal BBQs that are smaller in size and travel-friendly. These smaller sized charcoal BBQs would be extremely handy for camping and small family events. Of course - I'm not talking about the disposable variety. I'm not so keen on those.

When buying a charcoal barbecue, besides the size of the grill, safety should be your prime concern. Charcoal BBQs use fire and hot embers for cooking. If the barby is unsteady and falls over, hot coals could fly off in all directions and this could be real fire hazard. So - you should buy a barbeque which has sturdy legs as well as a sturdy structure. If the BBQ has flimsy, shaky legs at the outset, it will just get worse while barbecuing is in progress. And trust me... that's not much fun.

A charcoal BBQ uses charcoal briquettes as well a lighter fluid as fuel to cook the food. Charcoal cannot be re-used but it is rather inexpensive and available in plenty at any local store, grocery store or gas/petrol station. I will cover how to make a really good Charcoal fire in another article. This in itself can be a bit of an art - but one well worth getting to grips with...

For more information on Charcoal BBQ's, feel free to visit "The Blazing BBQ"

This article has been adapted from the Ravishing Global Community.

Shaun loves to BBQ. He is from South Africa and thus generally refers to a BBQ as a Braai! For more BBQ, Barbeque, Barbecue, Braai, outdoor cooking information, please visit his site "The Blazing BBQ" at http://www.theblazingbbq.com The site offers thoughts, tips, how to's, recipes and other exciting BBQ related bits and pieces.

Specialized in: Bbq - Barbecue - Barbeque - Braai - How To Bbq - How To Barbecue - How To Barbeque - How To Braai
URL: http://theblazingbbq.com
Print article      Bookmark this page
Related Articles 
Discover the many benefits and advantages of using finger food catering (Popularity: ): The event is important to you. Everything must come off without trouble. You have already sent the invitations out and booked the musical entertainment. You know that all will go well on that score. You must now turn your attention to the food. And this is an area that you should be just as diligent and careful about. The best way to ensure you are doing the right thing is ...
Rice Cooker Review - The Best Rice Cooker According to Their Type (Popularity: ): Rice cookers are one of the most utilized kitchen appliances of most Asian kitchens and recently have made its way in American kitchens. These rice makers are great devices to cook rice perfectly. They use a sort of thermostat to lower down the temperature once the rice is cooked. You can also them as a warmer.There are several types of rice cookers out in the market. However, there are only ...
Famous Restaurant Recipes - Save Money by Eating at Home (Popularity: ): Famous restaurant recipes can be the cure to your aching wallet. We all love to go out to our favorite restaurants and indulge ourselves in our favorite meals, however at the end of the night this can be very costly. However, there are ways to enjoy your favorite meals from your favorite restaurants at a much cheaper cost than going out, and that is by cooking them yourself, you just ...
Pots and Pans Can Inspire Dreams #2 (Popularity: ): After I wrote about a daydream I had while looking at a cast iron pot, I started to think that I have been around so much cooking all my life and all the history that goes along with it. That cast iron pot, which belonged to my wife Patti's Gramma is on top of a group of cabinets in our kitchen. It is among memorabilia from her Mom and Dad, ...
Small Thoughts From the Kitchen - Forgotten Appliances Revealed (Popularity: ): It is 9am on a weekday morning, the sun is shining (yay) and my thoughts, as ever, have turned to cooking. Since we moved house a few months ago, things I thought I had left in storage keep turning up and yesterday, when I was making my favourite loaf, mentioned in my article Wonders of the Internet, (which I have now also used to make a batch of bread rolls), ...

Related Business 
Weber BBQ Winqel (Popularity: ): BBQ winQel.nl was the (online) shop for barbecues and everything to do with barbecue. BBQ charcoal bbq's winQel.nl supplies, gas grills and electric bbq's. BBQ winQel.nl is a supplier of the eight largest brands in barbecue area. Namely, Weber, Barbecook, Virgule Point, Grand Hall, Campingaz, Ducan, Caranga and Patton.
BBQ Trailers, BBQ Pits, BBQ Smokers (Popularity: ): Start a bbq trailer, bbq smoker, bbq pit or barbecue trailer business from home with the BBQ Trailer Business Mastery course. You'll discover how to find the best bbq equipment to start your mobile food business.
The Gas Grill Review And Grill Ratings Guide (Popularity: ): If you're looking for computer generated grills reviews, this isn't the place to go. This is where people like you talk about gas grills, charcoal grills and smokers. There is also a vast array of BBQ recipes from across the BBQ spectrum.
The BBQ Guru (Popularity: ): Precision temperature control and charcoal starter devices, plus rubs and sauces.
Charcoal Supplying Company (Popularity: ): A well established company of industrial products, engaged in wholesale supplying of charcoal powder pelletizer and natural lump charcoal at affordable price. We have been able to acquire a respectable place among the notable Bamboo Charcoal Powder Manufacturers in Gujarat. We are a renowned entity in the Gujarat region and have manufactured the maximum amount of charcoal from this area.
Everything BBQ (Popularity: ): All barbecuing from lighting a charcoal grill to grilling tips. Great recipes for chicken, ribs, steaks and pork. Create your own homemade sauces and tasty rubs.
Hawgeyes BBQ (Popularity: ): Barbeque gas grills and wood burning smokers. Also charcoal, sauces, spices, rubs, and barbeque accessories.
Electric Grill Griddle (Popularity: ): Electrical grill is blog recommend reviews the best price electric grill griddle, gas, charcoal, BBQ indoor and outdoor grill. This blog would recommend great electric grill griddle, gas grill, charcoal grill, indoor and outdoor grill included tools and accessories for ease delicious grilled steak, chicken, fish and all grilled food.
Lone Star Grillz (Popularity: ): Lone Star Grillz is your custom BBQ smoker destination. We not only offer custom fire pits and custom BBQ pits that help improve your BBQ and entertaining prowess, we also specialize in complete custom BBQ smokers. View our extensive inventory below and feel free to contact us with any customization questions.
The BBQ Kamado Grills (Popularity: ): The BBQ Kamado grills are surely a high-valued grill that is used in every household in order to prepare great tasting grilled meat which is everyone's favorite. Our products include all kinds of BBQ cookers, accessories and other BBQ products. Chinese kamado grills is our core product!After several years of improvement and innovation, the kamado style cookers has been widely-admired by people from all over of the world.