Okay let’s face it grilling can be a ton of fun and is a great way to keep the indoors nice and cool and comfortable during the summer months. However, grilling can be quite time consuming. If you are avid at using a standard charcoal bbq. You know that having to buy charcoal and fluid and then getting it to burn properly can take the better part of 45 minutes to prepare the grill alone. After going through this time consuming effort many just give up and throw stuff on the stove then they have to worry about cleaning up the other mess, the kitchen.
But, wait, gas grills can give you the upper hand. Time to create a great outdoor kitchen and be able to grill in a fraction of the time and save on all the mess of the charcoal. Having the right grill and accessories is important to create the perfect backyard kitchen.
There are many options that you can look at when choosing the right gas grill. Here are some great ideas to help you create the perfect outdoor kitchen.
Remember to begin by measuring your space. This is important you want to make sure that not only do you have enough cooking space to work on but you also have additional space that you can use to create a preparation station.
Charbroil- A leader in the gas grill industry has literally hundreds of gas grills to choose from. The Charbroil company has been producing grills since 1948. They know their business very well. They have small table top grills that start at the price of $25.00. This unit is perfect if you have a small outdoor kitchen space to work in. This is a great starter grill for a newlywed couple. The four burner gas grill is the highest price grill that Charbroil carries, this grill contains not only the cooking surface burners but a side burner as well. This side burner could be used to boil water, keep beans or veggies nice and warm or heck even to fry an egg, but it does come with a hefty price tag of around $500.00. This grill is for the chef who spends most of their time outside.
Brinkmann- Is another company that has a wonderful line of gas grills. Brinkmann’s products can be found in many home improvement centers as well as discount department stores, etc. You may be able to find some of their grills starting as low as $30.00 and up to around $800.00, yes, that’s correct. Unlike Charbroil, you cannot purchase the grills directly from the company, you will have to find a local retailer or an online store that carries the Brinkmann line.
Weber- Another huge name in the grilling market also has several great varieties of gas grills. Weber’s line of grills consist of table top models on up. Weber’s prices have been found to be a bit more reasonable, however their top of the line model for gas grills can be found at the high price of $1,250.
While creating your new space, don’t forget the all important grill tools. There’s nothing like being prepared for any meal that you will be preparing on your grill. Some of the must have tools are: long handled tongs, long handled grilling fork, grill cleaning brush. Many people feel that these may be the only tools they will ever need to use on their grill, however, you may find this to be untrue. If you choose to grill continuously, there are other pieces that you can get to attach to your gas grill. For example, a rotisserie, how about a griddle designed specifically to withstand grilling conditions or even a cover to help your grill last longer during the winter months.