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Top Reasons You Should Use a Charcoal BBQ

Barbecuing is the ideal method of enjoying a steak for most Aussies. Also, with the great weather almost all year round, having an efficient barbecue can make weekends more exciting.

Choosing the best barbecue grill can be a bit complicated. Sure, a gas bbq is more convenient, there’s just nothing like the taste that you can get with a charcoal bbq grill.

Delicious steak is not the only reason to invest in charcoal grills. Read on and discover other reasons why charcoal barbequing is so appealing.

Supreme Smokey Taste

That tender, smokey taste that you get with a charcoal barbecue just can’t …

Common Mistakes when Using Charcoal BBQ Grills

The barbeque is a treasured part of the Aussie culture. Roasting some steaks, chops or sausages over a charcoal bbq is an integral part of the leisure time. There’s something special about roasting on a charcoal barbeque. It provides juicy meats that come with that distinct smokey taste.

However, before you start preparing those perfectly smoked, tasty meals, ensure you avoid these common mistakes.
Clean the Grill before Cooking
A charcoal bbq grill requires some maintenance and cleaning to ensure they it cooks and functions properly. So, it is good practice to give your grill a quick clean before you toss …

Charcoal VS Gas BBQ. Picking the Best One for Your Needs

When it comes to choosing a BBQ – gas or charcoal, everyone has their thoughts. It’s the same as a gas cooktop Vs electric; some people don’t care, while others will only ever use one.

It’s come time to choose a BBQ, don’t guess, read on as we share the pros and cons of both charcoal and gas BBQ’s, and don’t forget, even though it’s winter, you can still cook outside using a freestanding gas heater to keep you, and your guests or family nice and warm.
Charcoal BBQ
Some people will tell you that the best way to BBQ is to …

Why Everyone Needs a Portable BBQ

Many people in Australia have a genuine appreciation for a well-barbequed meal. The barbeque experience is not only enjoyed by meat lovers but also vegetarians and vegans alike. The fresh, authentic flavour of charred steaks and crisp vegetables is second to none.

Whether you are grilling tofu, pineapples or a beef steak, your equipment plays a significant role on the quality of your bbq experience. The type of barbeque grill you use affects the amount of effort you need to put into producing the perfect meal. This article highlights a few reasons why you should bank on a portable bbq.


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5 Advantages of Outdoor Kitchens

Having your friends and family over for a barbeque is a great to entertain and spend quality time with family and friends. However, it can be somewhat overbearing for you to prepare the meal and all the condiments if you have a standard indoor kitchen.

While some houses have open plan kitchens that flow into the living area, not all home do, so nothing beats having your own fully equipped outdoor kitchen. Here are some of reasons why building an outdoor kitchen is much better than merely buying a standalone portable barbeque in your yard.

All-in-one Kitchen

A fully equipped …

Which One Is Perfect For You? Popular BBQ Grills

Winter night is the best relaxing in your backyard as you treat yourself to juicy steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and so forth. A barbecue is as good as the grill used to prepare it. With the flurry BBQ grills currently available in the market, it can be difficult to identify the best fit for your needs.

Here is a detailed overview of the common types of grills:
Gas Grills
The majority of BBQ grills in the market use gas. They run on either methane or propane. Gas BBQ grills are ideal for people who want to …

Top 5 Tips for a Tasty BBQ Experience

If you have outdoor heating, there is no excuse to put the bbq into storage till Summer. Nothing beats the feeling of treating yourself, family, and friends to a taste of roasted steak and beer as you enjoy the fresh outdoor feeling in your backyard.

The truth is that the majority of us are not barbecuing experts. From burning food to undercooking it, several mistakes make our barbecues far from perfect. Cooking over fire is an elusive skill that will earn you the respect of your friends. Below are some tips and techniques that could help you become …

Beginner BBQer options

So, you have decided to take the first steps into the wonderful world of barbecuing. But where do you start? What kind of BBQ is best suited for a beginner? You’re in luck my friends, we are here to help and by the end of this post, you will have a clear idea of BBQ options for the beginner. At Home Heat and BBQ we realise that not everyone is born a barbecuing master. But guess what? You have to start somewhere.
The Weber Series
Weber is the iconic name when it comes to BBQs in Australia. You would be hard pressed …

Our Tips on cleaning your BBQ with ease

Everybody loves BBQ (even vegans, though their food choice, maybe a little different). While we all enjoy the eating process, and some of like the cooking portions, we almost universally detest clean-up. The modern portable bbq grill is often designed with special features that aid culinary hygiene. For example, many contemporary BBQ units have ash catchers and grease trays. Their functions are pretty straight-forward, and they’re easy to work with.

When they fill up, you just pull them out, empty them, clean them in dishwashing liquid, rinse in clean water, and wipe them with old rags. (Air drying may leave …

5 reasons why you need an outdoor kitchen

No matter how small and cramped a western home is, it always has a kitchen. It might just be a little sink in the corner, with some counter-space for your Weber Baby Q BBQ, but no Aussie home can be sold without a designated area for preparing meals. If you’re lucky enough to buy in the suburbs, you might have an outdoor cooking option too. It could just be a patio, deck or indoor-outdoor section that stretches towards the pool.

But you may look at that space and realise it’s ideal for entertaining. So while you may consider putting in …

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